O. Reg. 265/14: FIREFIGHTERS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14265
Published: 2014-12-12

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ontario regulation 265/14

made under the

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

Made: December 10, 2014
Filed: December 12, 2014
Published on e-Laws: December 12, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 27, 2014


Amending O. Reg. 253/07

(FIREFIGHTERS)

1. (1) Section 1 of Ontario Regulation 253/07 is amended by adding the following definition:

“band council” means a council of the band as defined in the Indian Act (Canada); (“conseil de bande”)

(2) The definition of “firefighter” in section 1 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

“firefighter” means,

(a) a firefighter as defined in subsection 1 (1) of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997; or

(b) a worker who,

(i) is employed by a band council and assigned to undertake fire protection services on a reserve, or

(ii) provides fire protection services on a reserve, either voluntarily or for a nominal consideration, honorarium, training or activity allowance; (“pompier”)

(3) The definition of “fire investigator” in section 1 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

“fire investigator” means,

(a) a worker to whom the Fire Marshal appointed under subsection 8 (1) of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 has delegated the duty to investigate the cause, origin and circumstances of a fire,

(b) a worker who was an inspector appointed under subsection 2 (4) of the Fire Marshals Act

before that Act was repealed by the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, or

(c) a worker who is employed by a band council and assigned to investigate the cause, origin and circumstances of a fire on a reserve; (“enquêteur sur les incendies”)

(4) Section 1 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following definition:

“reserve” means a reserve as defined in the Indian Act (Canada); (“réserve”)

Commencement

2. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

 

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