O. Reg. 16/13: DISPUTES BETWEEN INSURERS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r13016
Published: 2013-01-22

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ontario regulation 16/13

made under the

insurance act

Made: January 21, 2013
Filed: January 22, 2013
Published on e-Laws: January 22, 2013
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: February 9, 2013


Amending O. Reg. 283/95

(disputes between insurers)

1. Section 6 of Ontario Regulation 283/95 is amended by adding the following subsections:

(2) Upon request by the first insurer that receives a completed application for benefits, the insured person shall submit to one examination under oath for the purpose of determining who is required to pay benefits under section 268 of the Act.

(3) No other insurer is entitled to require the insured person to submit to an examination under oath for the purpose of determining who is required to pay benefits under section 268 of the Act.

(4) The scope of the examination under oath is limited to matters that are relevant to determining who is required to pay benefits under section 268 of the Act.

(5) The insured person is entitled to be represented at his or her own expense at the examination under oath by such counsel or other representative of his or her choice as the law permits.

(6) The insurer shall make reasonable efforts to schedule the examination under oath for a time and location that are convenient for the insured person and shall give him or her reasonable advance notice of the following:

1. The date and location of the examination.

2. The insured person’s entitlement to be represented in the manner described in subsection (5).

3. The reason for the examination.

4. The fact that the scope of the examination is limited to matters that are relevant to determining who is required to pay statutory accident benefits under section 268 of the Act.

Commencement

2. This Regulation comes into force on the later of June 1, 2013 and the day it is filed.