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Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002

ONTARIO REGULATION 171/03

DEFINITIONS OF WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS USED IN THE ACT

Consolidation Period: From January 1, 2014 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 336/13.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

“Private residence”

1.  For the purposes of the definition of “private residence” in subsection 2 (1) of the Act, a private residence is a dwelling place occupied for an extended period of time by the same persons, if,

(a) the residents have a reasonable expectation of privacy;

(b) food preparation, personal hygiene, and sleeping accommodations are not communal in nature; and

(c) any use of the dwelling place by a resident for a home occupation, trade, business, profession or craft is secondary to the use of the dwelling place as a residence and does not use more than 25 per cent of the indoor floor area. O. Reg. 171/03, s. 1.

“Regulated non-municipal drinking water system”

2.  (1)  In this section, the following expressions have the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 170/03 (Drinking Water Systems):

0.1 Designated facility.

1. Large non-municipal non-residential system.

2. Non-municipal year-round residential system.

3. Non-municipal seasonal residential system.

4. Small non-municipal non-residential system. O. Reg. 171/03, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 324/08, s. 1 (1).

(2)  The following non-municipal drinking water systems are prescribed for the purposes of the definition of “regulated non-municipal drinking water system” in subsection 2 (1) of the Act and for the purposes of the provisions of the Act listed in subsection (3):

1. Large non-municipal non-residential systems that serve designated facilities.

2. Small non-municipal non-residential systems that serve designated facilities.

3. Non-municipal year-round residential systems.

4. Non-municipal seasonal residential systems that serve designated facilities. O. Reg. 171/03, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 324/08, s. 1 (2-4).

(3)  The provisions of the Act referred to in subsection (2) are the following:

1. Section 11.

2. Section 18.

3. Subsection 52 (1).

4. Subsection 54 (4).

5. Section 59.

6. Subsection 60 (4).

7. Clause 105 (3) (e).

8. Section 106.

9. Sections 108 to 113. O. Reg. 171/03, s. 2 (3).

(4)  The following non-municipal drinking water systems are prescribed for the purposes of the definition of “regulated non-municipal drinking water system” in subsection 2 (1) of the Act and for the purposes of subsection 12 (1) of the Act:

1. Non-municipal year-round residential systems.

2. Large non-municipal non-residential systems that serve designated facilities. O. Reg. 171/03, s. 2 (4); O. Reg. 324/08, s. 1 (5).

(5)  The following non-municipal drinking water systems are prescribed for the purposes of the definition of “regulated non-municipal drinking water system” in subsection 2 (1) of the Act and for the purposes of subsection 52 (2) and section 114 of the Act:

1. Non-municipal year-round residential systems.

2. Non-municipal seasonal residential systems that serve designated facilities. O. Reg. 171/03, s. 2 (5); O. Reg. 324/08, s. 1 (6).

(6)  Small drinking water systems within the meaning of the Health Protection and Promotion Act that are non-municipal drinking water systems are prescribed for the purposes of the definition of “regulated non-municipal drinking water system” in subsection 2 (1) of the Act and for the purposes of sections 108 to 110 of the Act. O. Reg. 324/08, s. 1 (7).

Other definitions

3.  In the Act,

“equipment installed in plumbing to treat water” does not include a plumbing appliance within the meaning of Ontario Regulation 332/12 (Building Code); (“matÚriel installÚ dans l’installation de plomberie pour traiter l’eau”)

“treatment equipment installed in plumbing” does not include a plumbing appliance within the meaning of Ontario Regulation 332/12 (Building Code). (“matÚriel de traitement installÚ dans les installations de plomberie”) O. Reg. 270/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 336/13, s. 1.

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