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A limited licence is issued to an individual who, as a result of at least eight years of specialized experience, has developed competence in a certain area of professional engineering. Regulation 941, amended to O. Reg. 71/15, sections 45 to 50.1 apply to the limited licence:

 

45. The following conditions apply to every limited licence:

  1. The practice of professional engineering by the holder of a limited licence must be limited to the services specified in the limited licence.
  2. When the holder of the limited licence ceases to provide the services specified in the limited licence, the holder must notify the Registrar, and return to the Registrar the limited licence and the seal issued to the holder. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 941, s. 45.

 

46.  (1)  The following are prescribed as requirements and qualifications for the issuance of a limited licence:

  1. The applicant shall demonstrate that he or she holds a three-year degree or diploma in an engineering, technology or science program or has equivalent educational qualifications, and possesses the knowledge base corresponding to the scope of services within the practice of professional engineering to be provided under the limited licence.
  2. The applicant shall demonstrate at least eight years of experience in the practice of professional engineering that meets the criteria set out in the document titled “Guide to the Required Experience for a Limited Licence in Ontario” and dated March 2014, published by and available from the Association, with at least six years of the experience corresponding to the scope of services within the practice of professional engineering to be provided under the limited licence and at least four of those six years’ experience being acquired in a Canadian jurisdiction under the supervision of one or more persons who are legally authorized to engage in the practice of professional engineering in a Canadian jurisdiction.
  3. The applicant shall pass the Professional Practice Examination.
  4. The applicant shall demonstrate that he or she is of good character.
  5. The applicant shall submit to the Registrar a completed application in the form titled “Limited Licence Application”, dated November 2013 and available from the Association.
  6. The applicant shall pay the applicable fees prescribed by this Regulation. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 16.

(2)  This section, as it read immediately before the day section 16 of Ontario Regulation71/15 comes into force, continues to apply in respect of every application for a limited licence that is made but not finally dealt with before that day. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 16.

 

46.0.1  (1)  The engineering technologist class of limited licence is established. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(2)  The Registrar shall issue an engineering technologist class of limited licence to any person who, in addition to meeting the requirements for a limited licence set out in section 46, demonstrates that he or she is a certified member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists and holds a Certified Engineering Technologist title with that body. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(3)  A reference in this Regulation to the holder of a limited licence includes reference to the holder of an engineering technologist class of limited licence, unless the context requires otherwise. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(4)  If the holder of an engineering technologist class of limited licence indicates in an annual renewal form under section 50 or a notice of a change under section 50.1 that he or she is no longer a certified member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists and no longer holds a Certified Engineering Technologist title with that body, the Registrar shall reissue the holder’s engineering technologist class of limited licence as a limited licence. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(5)  If the Registrar otherwise discovers that the holder of an engineering technologist class of limited licence is no longer a certified member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists and no longer holds a Certified Engineering Technologist title with that body, the Registrar shall, after giving 60 days notice to the holder, reissue the holder’s engineering technologist class of limited licence as a limited licence. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(6)  No fee is payable by the holder for the reissuance of a limited licence under this section. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(7)  The holder of a limited licence issued under this section shall forthwith deliver to the Registrar his or her engineering technologist class of limited licence, together with the related seal. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(8)  The Registrar shall reissue a limited licence issued under this section as an engineering technologist class of limited licence, if the holder,

  1. demonstrates that he or she has been reinstated as a certified member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists and holds a Certified Engineering Technologist title with that body; and
  2. pays the fee prescribed by this Regulation for the issuance of the seal described in subsection 52 (5). O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

(9)  Subsections (4), (5) and (8) apply only if the holder continues to meet the requirements for a limited licence. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 17.

 

46.1   (1)  The Registrar shall designate as a “fee remission limited licence holder” every holder of a limited licence who meets the following requirements:

  1. The holder is not engaged in the practice of professional engineering because he or she,
    1. is retired from the practice of professional engineering,
    2. is enrolled in a post-graduate program,
    3. is on maternity, paternity or other family leave,
    4. is unemployed, or
    5. has a long-term health condition or physical impairment that prevents the holder from engaging in the practice of professional engineering.
  2. The holder gives to the Registrar a written request for the designation stating that he or she is not engaged in the practice of professional engineering and the reason why he or she is not engaged in that practice.  O. Reg. 205/09, s. 4.

(2)  Subsections 41.1 (2) to (6) apply with necessary modifications with respect to a designation under subsection (1).  O. Reg. 205/09, s. 4.

 

47.   The following are prescribed as requirements and qualifications for the issuance of a certificate of authorization:

  1. The applicant shall designate as the person or persons who will assume responsibility for and supervise the services within the practice of professional engineering to be provided under the certificate of authorization one or more holders of,
    1. a licence,
    2. a temporary licence, or
    3. a limited licence, if the application for the limited licence was made on or after the day section 16 of Ontario Regulation 71/15 came into force.
  2. The applicant shall submit to the Registrar a completed application in the form titled “Application for Certificate of Authorization”, dated November 2013 and available from the Association.
  3. The applicant shall pay the application fee and the annual fee prescribed by this  Regulation. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 18.

 

48.    Every certificate of authorization that is issued by the Registrar shall contain a description of any terms and conditions to which it is subject under the Act. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 18.

 

49.    (1)   If a holder of a temporary licence is the only person assuming responsibility for and supervising the services within the practice of professional engineering to be provided under a certificate of authorization, the certificate of authorization expires on the date on which the holder’s temporary licence expires. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 18.

(2)   If two or more holders of a temporary licence are the only persons assuming responsibility for and supervising the services within the practice of professional engineering to be provided under a certificate of authorization, the certificate of authorization expires on the date on which the last of the temporary licences expires. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 18.

 

50.    Every year, every holder of a certificate of authorization shall, on or before the anniversary of the date on which the certificate was issued,

(a)   submit to the Registrar a completed annual renewal form, provided by the Association for the purpose, indicating whether the information contained in the registers in respect of the certificate is current and correct and providing information respecting any necessary changes or corrections; and

(b)   pay the annual fee prescribed by this Regulation. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 18.

 

50.1  (1)   Every holder of a licence, temporary licence, provisional licence, limited licence or certificate of authorization shall give to the Registrar notice, in the form provided by the Association for the purpose, of any change in the information contained in the registers relating to the holder. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 18.

(2)   The notice of a change shall indicate the date on which the change occurred and be submitted no later than 30 days after that date. O. Reg. 71/15, s. 18.

 

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