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Accessible Canada Regulations (SOR/2021-241)

Regulations are current to 2022-06-20

Accessible Canada Regulations

SOR/2021-241

ACCESSIBLE CANADA ACT

Registration 2021-12-13

Accessible Canada Regulations

P.C. 2021-999 2021-12-09

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Employment and Social Development, pursuant to subsections 91(1) and 117(1) of the Accessible Canada ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Accessible Canada Regulations.

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

    Act

    Act means the Accessible Canada Act. (Loi)

    band

    band has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act. (bande)

    employee

    employee means any person employed by a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act and includes a dependent contractor as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Canada Labour Code, but excludes

    • (a) a person employed under a program designated by the employer as a student employment program; and

    • (b) a student employed solely during the student’s vacation periods. (employé)

    planning and reporting cycle

    planning and reporting cycle means a period of three consecutive years the first year of which is a year in which there is a date by which a regulated entity is required to publish a version of an accessibility plan under section 47, 56, 65 or 69 of the Act, as the case may be and in which the second and third years are years in which there is a date by which a regulated entity is required to publish a progress report under section 49, 58, 67 or 71 of the Act, as the case may be. (cycle de planification)

    WCAG

    WCAG means the most recent version that is available in both English and French of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, published by the World Wide Web Consortium. (WCAG)

    year

    year means a calendar year. (année)

  • Marginal note:Average number of employees — year

    (2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the average number of employees during a year is the sum of the number of employees at the time in each month during that year when the number of employees is the greatest, divided by 12 and rounded to the nearest whole number or, if the value is equidistant between two whole numbers, rounded up to the nearest whole number.

  • Marginal note:Average number of employees — planning and reporting cycle

    (3) For the purposes of these Regulations, the average number of employees during a planning and reporting cycle is the sum of the average number of employees during each year of the planning and reporting cycle, divided by three and rounded to the nearest whole number or, if the value is equidistant between two whole numbers, rounded up to the nearest whole number.

Exemption

Marginal note:Band

 With respect to a band, the following entities and persons are exempted from the application of sections 47 to 49, 56 to 58, 65 to 67 and 69 to 71 of the Act and sections 3 to 19 of these Regulations until the day before the fifth anniversary of the day on which these Regulations come into force:

  • (a) a council of the band, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act; and

  • (b) an entity or person — other than one that carries on a business — that carries on an undertaking that is not within the legislative authority of a province for or on behalf of the council of the band, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act, or on the band’s reserve lands.

PART 1Planning, Feedback and Reporting

Exemptions

Marginal note:Fewer than 10 employees — year

  •  (1) A regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act is exempt from the application of sections 47 to 49, 56 to 58, 65 to 67 and 69 to 71 of the Act if that entity has an average of fewer than 10 employees during the later of

    • (a) the year before the year in which the entity’s first planning and reporting cycle would have started but for this exemption, and

    • (b) the year in which the regulated entity is established.

  • Marginal note:Fewer than 10 employees — planning and reporting cycle

    (2) A regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of fewer than 10 employees during a planning and reporting cycle is exempt from the application of sections 47 to 49, 56 to 58, 65 to 67 and 69 to 71 of the Act, effective the last day of the planning and reporting cycle.

  • Marginal note:Cessation of exemption

    (3) An exemption under subsection (1) or (2) ceases to have effect during any year in which the regulated entity has an average of 10 employees or more.

Accessibility Plans

Dates for Preparation, Publication and Updates

Marginal note:Initial accessibility plan

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), for the purposes of subsections 47(1), 56(1), 65(1) and 69(1) of the Act, the fixed day is

    • (a) for a regulated entity described in any of paragraphs 7(1)(a) to (d) of the Act, December 31, 2021;

    • (b) for a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 100 employees or more during the year in which these Regulations come into force, June 1, 2022; and

    • (c) for a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 10 to 99 employees during the year in which these Regulations come into force, June 1, 2023.

  • Marginal note:New regulated entity

    (2) If a regulated entity is established or becomes subject to the Act during any year after the year in which these Regulations come into force, the fixed day for that entity is June 1 of the year following the year in which the entity is established or becomes subject to the Act, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Entity no longer exempt

    (3) If a regulated entity ceases to be exempt in accordance with subsection 3(3) and has never prepared and published an initial accessibility plan under subsection 47(1), 56(1), 65(1) or 69(1) of the Act, the fixed day for that entity is the later of

    • (a) June 1 of the second year after the year in which these Regulations come into force, and

    • (b) June 1 of the first year in which the regulated entity has an average of 10 employees or more after the year in which it has ceased to be exempted.

  • Marginal note:Updated accessibility plan

    (4) Subject to subsection (5), for the purposes of subsections 47(2), 56(2), 65(2) and 69(2) of the Act, the applicable period is 36 months beginning on the date by which the plan was last required to be published.

  • Marginal note:Entity no longer exempt

    (5) The applicable period for a regulated entity that has ceased to be exempt in accordance with subsection 3(3) and that, before becoming exempt, had completed at least one planning and reporting cycle is 12 months after June 1 of the first year in which the entity has an average of 10 employees or more after the year in which it has ceased to be exempted.

Form

Marginal note:Language and headings

  •  (1) An accessibility plan that is required by subsection 47(1) or (2), 56(1) or (2), 65(1) or (2), or 69(1) or (2) of the Act must be written in simple, clear and concise language and must include the following headings:

    • (a) “General”;

    • (b) a heading for each area identified under paragraph 47(1)(a), 56(1)(a), 65(1)(a) or 69(1)(a) of the Act, as the case may be; and

    • (c) “Consultations”.

  • Marginal note:“General” heading

    (2) The information that is contained under the heading “General” must include the position title of the person designated to receive feedback on behalf of the regulated entity and the manner and information by which the public can communicate with the regulated entity, including the mailing address of its publicly accessible businesses, a telephone number and an email address in order to

    • (a) request the entity’s accessibility plan in a format referred to in subsection 8(2);

    • (b) request the description of the entity’s feedback process in a format referred to in subsection 9(5); or

    • (c) provide feedback.

  • Marginal note:“Consultations” heading

    (3) The information that is contained under the heading “Consultations” is the information referred to in subsection 47(5), 56(5), 65(5) or 69(5) of the Act, as the case may be.

Marginal note:Publication

  •  (1) An accessibility plan that is required by subsection 47(1) or (2), 56(1) or (2), 65(1) or (2) or 69(1) or (2) of the Act must be published

    • (a) in a format that meets the requirements for Level AA conformance that are set out in the WCAG;

    • (b) on the main digital platform that the regulated entity owns, operates or controls and that it uses to communicate with the public; and

    • (c) in a manner that makes the plan accessible on the digital platform either directly on the home screen or homepage or by way of a hyperlink from that home screen or homepage.

  • Marginal note:No digital platform accessible to public

    (2) A regulated entity that does not have a digital platform that is made available to the public must publish its accessibility plan by displaying a printed copy of the plan in a location where it is clearly visible and accessible to the public in the reception area or entrance of each of its places of business.

Marginal note:Notice to Accessibility Commissioner

 For the purposes of subsections 47(3), 56(3), 65(3) and 69(3) of the Act, within 48 hours after a version of the accessibility plan is published, a regulated entity must notify the Accessibility Commissioner of the publication by email or other electronic means and provide in the notice to the Accessibility Commissioner either the URL address of the plan, the hyperlink to that URL address or the mailing addresses of the places of business where that version of the plan is published.

Marginal note:Manner of request

  •  (1) A request for an accessibility plan referred to in subsection 47(8), 56(8), 65(8) or 69(8) of the Act must be made by mail, telephone, email or by any other means the regulated entity uses to communicate with the public.

  • Marginal note:Format

    (2) A person may make a request under subsection 47(7), 56(7), 65(7) or 69(7) of the Act that a regulated entity make its accessibility plan available to them in print, large print, Braille, audio format or an electronic format that is compatible with adaptive technology that is intended to assist persons with disabilities.

  • Marginal note:Deadlines — accessibility plan

    (3) For the purposes of subsections 47(7), 56(7), 65(7) and 69(7) of the Act, the accessibility plan must be made available to the person making a request as soon as feasible but, at the latest,

    • (a) 45 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a request for a plan in Braille or audio format; or

    • (b) in the case of a request for a plan in any other format,

      • (i) 15 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in any of paragraphs 7(1)(a) to (d) of the Act,

      • (ii) 15 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 100 or more employees during the year preceding the day on which the request is received, or

      • (iii) 20 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 99 or fewer employees during the year preceding the day on which the request is received.

Feedback Process

Marginal note:Designated person to receive feedback

  •  (1) When establishing a feedback process under subsection 48(1), 57(1), 66(1) or 70(1) of the Act, a regulated entity must designate a person responsible for receiving feedback on behalf of the entity and provide the position title of that person.

  • Marginal note:Anonymous feedback

    (2) The regulated entity must ensure that feedback process allows a person to provide feedback anonymously.

  • Marginal note:Feedback — means

    (3) The regulated entity must ensure that feedback process allows a person to provide feedback by mail, telephone, email and by any other means the regulated entity uses to communicate with the public.

  • Marginal note:Acknowledgment of feedback

    (4) The regulated entity must ensure that acknowledgment of receipt is included in the feedback process, unless the feedback is received anonymously, in the same means by which it is received.

  • Marginal note:Format

    (5) A person may request that a regulated entity make the description of its feedback process referred to in section 48, 57, 66 or 70 of the Act available to them in print, large print, Braille, audio format or an electronic format that is compatible with adaptive technology that assists persons with disabilities.

  • Marginal note:Deadlines — description of feedback process

    (6) The regulated entity must make the description of its feedback process available to the person in the requested format as soon as feasible but, at the latest,

    • (a) 45 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a request for the description in Braille or audio format; or

    • (b) in the case of a request for the description in any other format,

      • (i) 15 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in any of paragraphs 7(1)(a) to (d) of the Act,

      • (ii) 15 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 100 or more employees during the year preceding the day on which the request is received, or

      • (iii) 20 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 99 or fewer employees during the year preceding the day on which the request is received.

Marginal note:Publication

  •  (1) For the purposes of subsections 48(2), 57(2), 66(2) and 70(2) of the Act, the description of the feedback process must be published

    • (a) in simple, clear and concise language;

    • (b) in a format that meets the requirements for Level AA conformance that are set out in the WCAG;

    • (c) on the main digital platform that the regulated entity owns, operates or controls and that it uses to communicate with the public;

    • (d) in a manner that makes the description accessible on the digital platform either directly on the home screen or homepage or by way of a hyperlink from that home screen or homepage;

    • (e) at the same time as the regulated entity publishes its initial accessibility plan under subsection 47(1), 56(1), 65(1) or 69(1) of the Act, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:No digital platform accessible to public

    (2) A regulated entity that does not have a digital platform that is made available to the public must publish a description of its feedback process by displaying a printed copy of the description together with its accessibility plan.

Marginal note:Amendment of feedback process

 If a regulated entity amends its feedback process established under subsection 48(1), 57(1), 66(1) or 70(1) of the Act, it must publish a description of the new version of the process in accordance with section 10 other than paragraph 10(1)(e), as soon as feasible.

Marginal note:Notice to Accessibility Commissioner

 For the purposes of subsections 48(3), 57(3), 66(3) and 70(3) of the Act, within 48 hours after a description of a version of its feedback process is published, a regulated entity must notify the Accessibility Commissioner of the publication by email or other electronic means and provide in the notice to the Accessibility Commissioner either the URL address of the description, the hyperlink to that URL address or the mailing addresses of the places of business where the description of that version of the process is published.

Progress Reports

Marginal note:Timeline

 An entity must publish a progress report referred to in subsection 49(1), 58(1), 67(1) or 71(1) of the Act, as the case may be, by the anniversary of the date by which the accessibility plan was last required to be published for each year in which there is no date by which a version of the accessibility plan is required to be published.

Marginal note:Language and headings

  •  (1) A progress report that is required by subsection 49(1), 58(1), 67(1) or 71(1) of the Act must be written in simple, clear and concise language and must include the following headings:

    • (a) “General”;

    • (b) a heading for each area identified under paragraph 47(1)(a), 56(1)(a), 65(1)(a) or 69(1)(a) of the Act, as the case may be;

    • (c) “Consultations”; and

    • (d) “Feedback”.

  • Marginal note:“General” heading

    (2) The information that is contained under the heading “General” must include the position title of the person designated to receive feedback on behalf of the regulated entity and the manner and information by which the public can communicate with the regulated entity, including the mailing address of its publicly accessible businesses, a telephone number and an email address in order to

    • (a) request the entity’s progress report in a format referred to in subsection 17(2);

    • (b) request the description of the entity’s feedback process in a format referred to in subsection 9(5); or

    • (c) provide feedback.

  • Marginal note:“Consultations” heading

    (3) The information that is contained under the heading “Consultations” is the information referred to in subsection 49(4), 58(4), 67(4) or 71(4) of the Act, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:“Feedback” heading

    (4) The information that is contained under the heading “Feedback” is the information referred to in subsection 49(5), 58(5), 67(5) or 71(5) of the Act, as the case may be.

Marginal note:Publication

  •  (1) A progress report that is required by subsection 49(1), 58(1), 67(1) or 71(1) of the Act must be published

    • (a) in a format that meets the requirements of Level AA conformance that are set out in the WCAG;

    • (b) on the main digital platform that the regulated entity owns, operates or controls and that it uses to communicate with the public; and

    • (c) in a manner that makes it accessible on the digital platform either directly on the home screen or homepage or by way of a hyperlink from that home screen or homepage.

  • Marginal note:No digital platform accessible to public

    (2) A regulated entity that does not have a digital platform that is made available to the public must publish each of its progress reports by displaying a printed copy of the report in a location where it is clearly visible and accessible to the public in the reception area or entrance of each of its places of business.

Marginal note:Notice to Accessibility Commissioner

 For the purposes of subsections 49(2), 58(2), 67(2) and 71(2) of the Act, within 48 hours after its progress report is published, a regulated entity must notify the Accessibility Commissioner of the publication by email or other electronic means and provide in the notice to the Accessibility Commissioner either the URL address of the report, the hyperlink to that URL address or the mailing addresses of the places of business where the report is published.

Marginal note:Manner of request

  •  (1) A request for a progress report referred to in subsection 49(7), 58(7), 67(7) or 71(7) of the Act must be made by mail, telephone, email or by any other means the regulated entity uses to communicate with the public.

  • Marginal note:Format

    (2) A person may make a request under 49(6), 58(6), 67(6) or 71(6) of the Act that a regulated entity make its progress report available to them in print, large print, Braille, audio format or an electronic format that is compatible with adaptive technology that is intended to assist persons with disabilities.

  • Marginal note:Deadlines — progress report

    (3) For the purposes of subsections 49(6), 58(6), 67(6) and 71(6) of the Act, the progress report must be made available to the person making a request as soon as feasible but, at the latest,

    • (a) 45 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a request for a progress report in braille or audio format; or

    • (b) in the case of a request for a progress report in any other format,

      • (i) 15 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in any of paragraphs 7(1)(a) to (d) of the Act,

      • (ii) 15 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 100 or more employees during the year preceding the day on which the request is received, or

      • (iii) 20 days after the day on which the request is received, in the case of a regulated entity described in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of 99 or fewer employees during the year preceding the day on which the request is received.

Document Retention

Marginal note:Plan and report

  •  (1) If a regulated entity has prepared and published a version of an accessibility plan under section 47, 56, 65 or 69 of the Act or a progress report under section 49, 58, 67 or 71 of the Act and it has a digital platform that is accessible to the public, the regulated entity must retain that version of the plan or that report, as the case may be, on the platform for a period of seven years beginning on the date by which that version of the plan or that report, as the case may be, was required to be published.

  • Marginal note:No digital platform accessible to public

    (2) If a regulated entity has prepared and published a version of an accessibility plan under section 47, 56, 65 or 69 of the Act or a progress report under section 49, 58, 67 or 71 of the Act and it does not have a digital platform that is accessible to the public, the regulated entity must retain an electronic or print copy of that version of the plan or of the report, as the case may be, in such a manner that it is accessible to the public for a period of seven years beginning on the date by which that version of the plan or that report, as the case may be, was required to be published.

  • Marginal note:Description

    (3) If a regulated entity has published a description of its feedback process under subsection 48(2), 57(2), 66(2) or 70(2) of the Act and it has a digital platform that is accessible to the public, the regulated entity must retain the most recent version of the description on the platform for a period of seven years beginning on the day on which the description is published or, if it is longer, for a period beginning on the day on which the description is published and ending on the day on which a new description of the feedback process is published.

  • Marginal note:No digital platform accessible to public

    (4) If a regulated entity has published a description of its feedback process under subsection 48(2), 57(2), 66(2) or 70(2) of the Act and it does not have a digital platform that is accessible to the public, the regulated entity must retain an electronic or print copy of the most recent version of the description in such a manner that it is accessible to the public for a period of seven years beginning on the day on which the description is published or, if it is longer, for a period beginning on the day of its publication and ending on the day on which a new description of the feedback process is published.

Marginal note:Feedback

 A regulated entity must retain an electronic copy or print copy of any feedback it receives under section 9 for a period of seven years beginning on the day on which it is received.

PART 2Service of Documents

Marginal note:Service — individual

 Service of any notice or order made under the Act on an individual named in the notice or order may be made

  • (a) personally, by leaving a copy of it with the individual at any place or, if it is not feasible to find the individual, with someone who appears to be an adult member of the same household at the individual’s last known address or usual place of residence;

  • (b) by sending a copy of it by registered mail or courier to the individual’s last known address or usual place of residence; or

  • (c) by sending a copy of it to the individual by fax, email or other electronic means, followed by a copy of the notice or order to be sent either by registered mail or courier within 48 hours after the day of the original transmission.

Marginal note:Service — regulated entity

 Service of any notice or order made under the Act on a regulated entity named in the notice or order may be made by

  • (a) leaving a copy of it at the entity’s head office or place of business with its agent or mandatary or with an officer or other individual who appears to manage or be in control of the head office or place of business;

  • (b) sending a copy of it by registered mail or courier to the head office or place of business of the entity or its agent or mandatary; or

  • (c) sending a copy of it by fax, email or other electronic means to any individual referred to in paragraph (a), followed by a copy of the notice or order to be sent either by registered mail or courier within 48 hours after the day of the original transmission.

Marginal note:Date of service — signature

  •  (1) If a certificate of service of a notice or order on a regulated entity or individual named in the certificate states the means of service, the individual who signs the certificate is deemed to have served the notice or order on the date that is determined under subsection (2).

  • Marginal note:Date of deemed service

    (2) A notice or order served in accordance with section 20 or 21 is deemed to have been served

    • (a) in the case of service made under paragraph 20(a) or 21(a), on the day on which it is left with an individual in paragraph 20(a) or 21(a), as the case may be;

    • (b) in the case of service made under paragraph 20(b) or 21(b), on the 10th day after the date indicated on the receipt issued by the post office or courier; and

    • (c) in the case of service made under paragraph 20(c) or 21(c), on the day of its original transmission.

PART 3Administrative Monetary Penalties

Marginal note:Definition of small business

 For the purposes of this Part and Schedule 2, small business means a regulated entity referred to in paragraph 7(1)(e) or (f) of the Act that has an average of fewer than 100 employees during the year before the year in which it is served with a notice of violation under the Act or, if the regulated entity has been established for less than one year, an average of fewer than 100 employees on the day on which the notice of violation is issued.

Marginal note:Classification

 A violation of a provision that is set out in column 1 of a Part of Schedule 1 is classified as a minor, serious or very serious violation as set out in column 2 of that Part.

Marginal note:Penalty range

  •  (1) The range of penalties in respect of a violation within a classification set out in column 1 of a Part of Schedule 2 that is committed by a person other than a regulated entity, a small business or a regulated entity that is not a small business is set out in column 2 of that Part for a first violation, in column 3 for a second violation, in column 4 for a third violation and in column 5 for a fourth or subsequent violation.

  • Marginal note:Prior violations

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), only prior violations that the regulated entity or person is deemed or determined to have committed during the five years before the day on which the notice of violation is served are taken into account.

Marginal note:Determining penalty amount

  •  (1) The amount of the penalty is determined by the formula

    ((A – B) × C ÷ 28) + B

    where

    A
    is the maximum amount in the applicable range of penalties set out in column 2, 3, 4 or 5, as the case may be, of the applicable Part of Schedule 2;
    B
    is the minimum amount in the applicable range of penalties set out in column 2, 3, 4 or 5, as the case may be, of the applicable Part of Schedule 2; and
    C
    is the gravity value.
  • Marginal note:Gravity value

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), for the purpose of subsection (1), the gravity value is the sum of the values from the gravity scale set out in column 2 of the table to this subsection that are ascribed to each of the applicable criteria set out in column 1. A lower or negative gravity value reflects a mitigating factor, while a higher or positive gravity value reflects an aggravating factor.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2
    ItemCriteriaGravity Scale
    1The degree of negligence of the regulated entity or person0 to 4
    2The degree of harm that resulted or could have resulted from the violation0 to 4
    3The degree to which the regulated entity or person derived any competitive or economic benefit from the violation0 to 4
    4The level of effort made by the regulated entity or person to change the corporate culture or behaviour with respect to accessibility-2 to 4
    5The level of effort made by the regulated entity or person to mitigate or nullify the violation’s negative effects-2 to 4
    6The manner in which the violation was brought to the attention of the Accessibility Commissioner-2 to 4
    7The degree of assistance that the regulated entity or person provided to the Accessibility Commissioner-2 to 4
  • Marginal note:Zero gravity value

    (3) If the gravity value would, but for this subsection, be a negative amount, it is deemed to be zero.

Marginal note:Lesser amount

  •  (1) For the purposes of subparagraph 79(1)(b)(iii) of the Act, the lesser amount is an amount equal to 90% of the penalty and the time period for the payment is 15 days after the day on which the notice of violation is served.

  • Marginal note:Day of payment

    (2) For the purpose of subsection (1), an amount is deemed to be paid

    • (a) if sent by electronic means, on the day indicated by the electronic system used by the Accessibility Commissioner for the purpose of receiving electronic payments;

    • (b) if sent by regular mail, on the day indicated on the postmark stamped on the envelope, or if no postmark is legible, on the day on which the Accessibility Commissioner receives the payment; or

    • (c) if sent by registered mail or courier, on the day indicated on the receipt issued by the post office or the courier.

PART 4Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE 1(Section 24)Classification of Violations

PART 1

Accessible Canada Act

Column 1Column 2
ItemProvisionClassification
147(1)Minor
247(2)Minor
347(3)Minor
447(4)Minor
547(7)Minor
648(1)Minor
748(2)Minor
848(3)Minor
949(1)Minor
1049(2)Minor
1149(3)Minor
1249(6)Minor
1356(1)Minor
1456(2)Minor
1556(3)Minor
1656(4)Minor
1756(7)Minor
1857(1)Minor
1957(2)Minor
2057(3)Minor
2158(1)Minor
2258(2)Minor
2358(3)Minor
2458(6)Minor
2565(1)Minor
2665(2)Minor
2765(3)Minor
2865(4)Minor
2965(7)Minor
3066(1)Minor
3166(2)Minor
3266(3)Minor
3367(1)Minor
3467(2)Minor
3567(3)Minor
3667(6)Minor
3769(1)Minor
3869(2)Minor
3969(3)Minor
4069(4)Minor
4169(7)Minor
4270(1)Minor
4370(2)Minor
4470(3)Minor
4571(1)Minor
4671(2)Minor
4771(3)Minor
4871(6)Minor
4973(8)Serious
50124Very serious
51125Very serious
52126Very serious

PART 2

Orders Made or Amended Under the Accessible Canada Act

Column 1Column 2
ItemProvisionClassification
173(2)(i)Serious
273(2)(j)Serious
373(2)(k)Serious
473(2)(l)Serious
574Serious
675(1)Serious
776(4)Serious

PART 3

Accessible Canada Regulations

Column 1Column 2
ItemProvisionClassification
19(1)Minor
29(2)Minor
39(3)Minor
49(4)Minor
59(6)Minor
618(1)Minor
718(2)Minor
818(3)Minor
918(4)Minor
1019Minor

SCHEDULE 2(Section 23 and subsections 25(1) and 26(1))Penalties

PART 1

Range of Penalties — Person other than a regulated entity

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
ItemClassificationRange of Penalties ($): First ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Second ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Third ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Fourth violation or Subsequent Violation
1Minor250 to 2,5002,500 to 6,2506,250 to 12,50012,500 to 18,750
2Serious2,500 to 6,2506,250 to 12,50012,500 to 25,00025,000 to 37,500
3Very serious6,250 to 12,50012,500 to 25,00025,000 to 37,50037,500 to 62,500

PART 2

Range of Penalties — Small Business

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
ItemClassificationRange of Penalties ($): First ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Second ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Third ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Fourth violation or Subsequent Violation
1Minor500 to 5,0005,000 to 12,50012,500 to 25,00025,000 to 37,500
2Serious5,000 to 12,50012,500 to 25,00025,000 to 50,00050,000 to 75,000
3Very serious12,500 to 25,00025,000 to 50,00050,000 to 75,00075,000 to 125,000

PART 3

Range of Penalties — Regulated Entity other than a Small Business

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
ItemClassificationRange of Penalties ($): First ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Second ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Third ViolationRange of Penalties ($): Fourth violation or Subsequent Violation
1Minor1,000 to 10,00010,000 to 25,00025,000 to 50,00050,000 to 75,000
2Serious10,000 to 25,00025,000 to 50,00050,000 to 100,000100,000 to 150,000
3Very serious25,000 to 50,00050,000 to 100,000100,000 to 150,000150,000 to 250,000
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