A by-law to designate By-law Enforcement Officers and to repeal By-laws 49-2001 and 9-2003, and to amend By-law 53-2010.
Whereas the definition of a provincial offences officer was amended in s. 1(1) of the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER P. 33 (the "Act"), in 2009 as part of the Good Government Act, 2009, S.O. 2009, c. 33 effective Dec 15, 2009 to define by-law enforcement officers to include employees of any municipality whose responsibilities include enforcement of a by-law, an Act or a regulation under an Act, while in the discharge of his or her duties;
And whereas subsection 1(1) of the Act provides that a provincial offences officer also means a police officer or a person designated under subsection 1(3) of the Act;
And whereas subsection 1(3) of the Act provides that a Minister of the Crown may designate in writing any person or class of persons as a provincial offences officer for the purposes of all or any class of offences;
And whereas by communication dated July 30, 1984 the Solicitor General designated municipal by-law enforcement officers as provincial offences officers;
Now therefore, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:
Read three times And passed in open Council this 12th day of June, 2014.