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Significant Proposed Changes to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Legal Update #143

June-30-2017

Lawyer Hannah Arthurs
Area Construction Law, Litigation

Summary

Chapter originally published in the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Legal Update #143

Excerpt from "Significant Proposed Changes to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act":

The Ontario government recently released legislation (Bill 142 – An Act to amend the Construction Lien Act) that, when passed, will mean major changes to the Construction Lien Act and the construction industry in Ontario. The draft legislation is the culmination of a review that the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure began over two years ago, in February 2015. Bill 142 received first reading on May 31, 2017. The last major revision to construction lien legislation was the introduction of the current Construction Lien Act in 1983.

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