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Current Consultations

September 23, 2018

We frequently consult with our members and the public or ask for their input on new policy initiatives, rule changes or other subjects of interest or importance to them. You'll find information here about those consultations and calls for input: 

Call for comment: Options for Enhanced Governance Effectiveness

The Law Society’s Governance Task Force is conducting a review to ensure that the Law Society’s governance structure enables effective oversight for the Law Society as it fulfills its mandate and meets its accountabilities as a public interest regulator. Read the Call for Comment paper and provide comments by Monday, October 15, 2018.

Call for Comment: Title insurance practices

The Law Society’s Advertising and Fee Arrangements Issues Working Group is examining practices involving the payment of fees and offering of benefits by title insurers to real estate lawyers or their staff and is considering whether additional regulatory measures involving these practices are required. Comments may be submitted by October 31, 2018.

Consultation: Dialogue on Licensing

The Law Society is currently consulting on four options for the lawyer licensing process. Find more information and provide feedback through the Dialogue on Licensing website. Comments from the professions, candidates and the public are welcome by October 26, 2018.

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