Tribunals Ontario is observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on October 2, 2023. Our offices will be closed on October 2 and proceedings will resume as scheduled on October 3. Filing deadlines for October 2 will be extended to October 3 and applicable timelines that are calculated by business day will be extended one day.
August 21, 2023
Last Updated: August 21, 2023
This page provides information on operational changes at the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT). All in-person service counters are closed.
On this Page
- August 21, 2023 - Revised Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules in Effect
- July 21, 2023 - LAT Revised Rules
- June 22, 2023 - Towing and Storage Safety and Enforcement Act
Revised Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules in Effect
August 21, 2023
The revised Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules begin to apply as of August 21, 2023.
Each revised Rule is governed by an application provision that sets out when the revisions contained in that particular Rule will come into effect. For more information about the application of the Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules to your file, please review the Application Rules Information Sheet.
More information about the revised Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules will be added to the LAT website in the coming months.
New Practice Directions
The LAT has developed two new Practice Directions that provide more information about the revised Rules for Adjournments and Reconsiderations:
- Practice Direction on Requests for Reconsideration at the LAT
- Practice Direction on Adjournment Requests at the LAT
New and Updated Forms
The LAT has developed new and updated forms for the revised Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules:
- Summons to a Witness Form
- Request for Adjournment Form
- Request for Reconsideration Form
- Notice of Motion Form
Please note that the former version of the Request for Reconsideration Form will continue to apply to any requests for reconsideration related to decisions and orders issued prior to August 21, 2023.
Questions and Comments
Any questions and comments about the revised Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules can be directed to LATregistrar@ontario.ca.
LAT Revised Rules
July 21, 2023
Revised rules for the LAT will go into effect beginning on August 21, 2023. A copy of the Licence Appeal Tribunal Rules is available in English and French.
More information, including updated forms, will be posted on the Tribunal’s website in August.
Towing and Storage Safety and Enforcement Act
June 22, 2023
Effective July 1, 2023, the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) – General Service can accept appeals under the Towing and Storage Safety and Enforcement Act (TSSEA). TSSEA regulations apply to tow truck drivers, tow operators and vehicle storage operators in Ontario. The Director of Towing and Vehicle Storage Standards is responsible for overseeing the Act.
More information about LAT’s hearing and appeal process under TSSEA can be found on the Resources webpage.