Human Resources Legislative Update
BPS Accountability “Perquisites” Provisions To Come Into Force
Date: June 6, 2011
August 2, 2011 has been named as the date sections 11.1 and 11.2 of the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010 will come into force.
These amendments are contained in Schedule 4 of the Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2011. Section 11.1 pertains to the issuance of perquisite directives by the Management Board of Cabinet which will apply to “designated broader public sector organizations”. Section 11.2 permits the Management Board of Cabinet to make guidelines with respect to allowable perquisites for “publicly funded organizations”.
More information about these amendments is available in our FTR Now of June 1, 2011, “Perquisites Directive Issued by Ontario Government Now in Effect”.
Proclamation information will be published in The Ontario Gazette on June 11, 2011.