Approved Rules for Public Bodies 

The Conflict of Interest Rules in O.Reg 381/07 apply to current ministry employees and to public servants employed in and appointed to public bodies. These rules are intended to be broad enough to cover most situations, but the Act allows public bodies to develop their own rules for the Integrity Commissioner’s review and approval.

The Commissioner’s view is that public bodies should submit their own rules for approval only if their unique mandates give rise to an increased likelihood of potential conflicts, and additional rules would more thoroughly address these circumstances.

To be approved, rules submitted by agencies must, at a minimum, meet the ethical standard set by O.Reg 381/07. Approved rules take effect once published they are published on this website.

The following public bodies have their own Conflict of Interest Rules. These rules are effective as of the date indicated and have been deemed to be approved by the Integrity Commissioner in accordance with section 58(2) of the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006

Click on the links to view the approved rules.

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario  - October 15, 2013

French Language Health Services Advisory Council - September 20, 2013

Niagara Parks Commission - March 5, 2020

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board - October 9, 2012

Local Health Integration Networks - August 1, 2011

Physician Payment Review Board - June 30, 2011

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation - October 13, 2017

Ontario Trillium Foundation - March 26, 2018

Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario  - January 22, 2013 (Affected bodies: Assessment Review Board, Board of Negotiation, Conservation Review Board, Environmental Review Tribunal, Ontario Municipal Board)

Social Justice Tribunals Ontario - September 20, 2013 (Affected bodies: Child and Family Services Review Board, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Custody Review Board, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Landlord and Tenant Board, Ontario Special Education Tribunal, and Social Benefits Tribunal)

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