• Ontario’s Bill 96: Electronic Real Estate Transactions
  • June 6, 2012 | Author: Roger Watkiss
  • Law Firm: Norton Rose Canada LLP - Toronto Office
  • A private member’s bill was recently introduced in the Ontario Legislative Assembly to amend the Electronic Commerce Act, 2000 (Act) so it would apply to documents that create or transfer interests in land. Bill 96, the Electronic Commerce Amendment Act, 2012, is directed towards facilitating the use of electronic signatures in real estate transactions.