MAG: Updates to Certification of Court Transcripts, Effective December 5, 2022

  • November 28, 2022

The Ministry of the Attorney General is implementing three updates to Ontario Regulation 158/03: Certification of Recordings, made under the Evidence Act, RSO 1990, c E.23:

  • The introduction of a new prescribed Form 3 certificate to be used by authorized court transcriptionists (ACTs) to certify electronic transcripts using electronic signatures;
  • Updates to the existing prescribed form 2 certificate to be used by ACTs to certify paper transcript using wet ink signatures; and
  • Clarifying the obligations relating to the production and certification of court transcripts.

The updates to O.Reg. 158/03 will come into effect on December 5, 2022.

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