Ontario’s Attorney General commits to permanent modernization for remote notarizing, commissioning (Canadian Lawyer Magazine)

From Canadian Lawyer Magazine – Attorney General Doug Downey says that some of the justice-system changes in response to COVID-19 will “absolutely” become permanent, amid positive feedback from the bar. 

“Working with our justice partners has been a very positive experience,” says Downey. “We all agree that we cannot go back to the way the system was.”

On May 12, the Ontario legislature passed an omnibus bill, COVID-19 Response and Reforms to Modernize Ontario Act 2020, which codified the process for remotely commissioning or notarizing a document. 

Read more at: https://www.canadianlawyermag.com/resources/professional-regulation/mag-doug-downey-commits-to-permanent-modernization-for-remote-notarizing-commissioning/329628

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