Tag: Reg. 5.4
Ontario filed Regulation 105/19 amending the General Regulation under the Pension Benefits Act (PBA). The amendments relate to benefit improvements, excess contributions, letters of credit, contribution holidays, provisions for adverse deviation (PfAD) and statement of investment policies and procedures (SIPP). There are also a number of amendments specifying that certain funding provisions do not apply to jointly sponsored pension plans (JSPP) and specified Ontario multi-employer pension plans (SOMEPP . . .
FSCO has published an Administrative Penalties Guideline, which provides guidance regarding the process that is followed when the Superintendent imposes an administrative penalty under the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (PBA).
Ontario has published Regulation 365/17 "Administrative Penalties", a new regulation under the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (PBA). These new Regulations (as well as the related PBA amendments) are scheduled to come into force on January 1, 2018.
Late last year, the government passed Bill 70, which added ss.108.1-108.5 to the PBA. These sections authorize the Superintendent to impose: (i) general administrative penalties for contravening a prescribed provision of the PBA or the regulations, a requirement imposed by order, or an obligation assumed by way of undertaking; and (ii) summary administrative penalties for contravening a prescribed provision of the PBA or the regulations.