O. Reg. 439/12: LICENSING OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS AND MASTER ELECTRICIANS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r12439
Published: 2012-12-19

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ontario regulation 439/12

made under the

Electricity Act, 1998

Made: December 12, 2012
Filed: December 19, 2012
Published on e-Laws: December 20, 2012
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: January 5, 2013


Amending O. Reg. 570/05

(LICENSING OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS AND MASTER ELECTRICIANS)

1. The definition of “certificate of qualification” in subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 570/05 is revoked and the following substituted:

“certificate of qualification” means a certificate of qualification issued under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009;

2. Paragraphs 4 and 5 of section 2 of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

4. Work done within the scope of practice for the trade of refrigeration and air conditioning systems mechanic or residential air conditioning systems mechanic by a person authorized under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 to practise the applicable trade.

5. Work done within the scope of practice for the trade of sprinkler and fire protection installer by a person authorized under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009

to practise that trade.

3. Subsection 7 (3) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(3) A master electrician shall not carry out electrical work unless he or she holds a certificate of qualification that is not suspended and that authorizes the carrying out of the electrical work.

4. Subclauses 11 (b) (i) and (iv) of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

(i) practising the trade of electrician — construction and maintenance, electrician — domestic and rural or industrial electrician under a certificate of qualification in the applicable trade that is not suspended,

. . . . .

(iv) practising the trade of powerline technician under a certificate of qualification in that trade that is not suspended;

5. Clause 12 (d) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(d) if the applicant practises the trade of electrician — construction and maintenance, electrician — domestic and rural, industrial electrician or powerline technician, include a copy of a certificate of qualification in the applicable trade that is not suspended and proof of at least three years experience in practising that trade.

6. Subsection 15 (7) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(7) An applicant for the renewal of a master electrician licence shall meet the requirement set out in clause 11 (d) and provide a copy of a certificate of qualification in the trade of electrician — construction and maintenance, electrician — domestic and rural, industrial electrician or powerline technician under clause 12 (d), a valid licence under clause 12 (e) or a valid certificate and valid registration under clause 12 (f).

Commencement

7. This Regulation comes into force on the later of,

(a) the day section 103 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 comes into force; and

(b) the day this Regulation is filed.