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Provincial Offenses Act

Provincial Offenses Act

If you receive a ticket in Ontario, you are required to pay it through a Provincial Offences office unless you wish to dispute the charges. Common charges under the Provincial Offences Act include:

  • Highway Traffic Act Violations (HTA)
    such as speeding, careless driving, not wearing seatbelt, or failing to stop at a stop sign
  • Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA)
    such as failing to surrender your insurance card or driving without insurance
  • Liquor Licence Act (LLA)
    such as being intoxicated in a public place or having open liquor in your vehicle
  • Trespass to Property Act (TPA)
    such as entering premises where prohibited or failing to leave premises after being directed to do so
  • Municipal By-Laws Infractions
    such as noise, zoning or parking