Cite as: Construction Lien Act, RSO 1990, c C-30.
In the construction world, contracts can be quite complex with different levels of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers needing to enter into agreements covering the different areas of work. Construction lien acts deal with the claims for payment made by these different levels of people involved in construction, who may have no immediate connection to those above, with the result being an increase in financial risk not seen in other commercial scenarios.
Cite as: Consumer Protection Act, 2002, SO 2002, c-30, Sch A
The Consumer Protection Branch of Ontario's Ministry of Government and Consumer Services investigates unfair business practices as defined in the Ontario Consumer Protection Act. Examples include exerting undue pressure on a consumer to sign a contract, and exploiting someone's disability or infirmity to get them to sign a contract.