Legislation and Regulation

The HRTO is established under the Human Rights Code. Applications claiming discrimination contrary to the Code may be filed with the HRTO. The opportunity to mediate disputes is offered to all parties.

The Statutory Powers Procedures Act provides a general framework for the conduct of hearings before Ontario’s administrative tribunals.

Regulation 290/98 of the Human Rights Code describes business practices landlords can use to select prospective residential tenants.

Tariff A of the Rules of Civil Procedure sets the fees which must be paid when summoning a witness.

Postjudgment and prejudgment interest rates are set out in s. 127 of the Courts of Justice Act. If an adjudicator orders you to be paid money and orders either prejudgement or postjudgement on that money, this table helps you calculate any interest you are owed.