Legislation

Commercial Legislation

The following selected pieces of legislation are relevant to commercial transactions and litigation:

Administration of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. A.6.

Arbitration Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 17.

Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 3.

Assignments and Preferences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. A.33.

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. B-3.

Business Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. B.16.

Canada Business Corporations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-44.

Class Proceedings Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, c. 6.

Commercial Tenancies Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L.7.

Competition Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-34.

Construction Lien Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.30.

Consumer Protection Act, 2002, S.O. 2002, c. 30, Sched. A.

Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.43.

Evidence Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.23.

Frustrated Contracts Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.34.

Insurance Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. I.8.

Judicial Review Procedure Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. J.1.

Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 29.

Negligence Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. N.1.

Personal Property Security Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.10.

Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002, S.O. 2002, c. 30, Schedule C.

Repair and Storage Liens Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. R.25.

Sale of Goods Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.1.

Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5.

Securities Transfer Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 8.

Winding-up and Restructuring Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. W-11.

Intellectual Property and Technology Law

The following selected pieces of legislation are relevant to intellectual property and technology law transactions and litigation:

Access to Information Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1.

Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42.

Federal Courts Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-7.

Federal Courts Rules, SOR/98-106

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.31.

Industrial Design Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-9.

Interpretation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-21.

Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56.

Patent Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-4.

Patent Rules, SOR/96-423

Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, SOR/93-133

Patented Medicines Regulations, SOR/94-688

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c. 5.

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, S.O. 2004, c. 3, Sched. A.

Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-21.

Radiocommunication Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. R-2.

Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38.

Trade-marks Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. T-13.

Trade-marks Regulations, SOR/96-195