Commissioner Of Affidavits

commissioner for taking affidavits may take affidavits and administer other legal oaths,affirmations or declarations within or outside Ontario, or subject to any territorial limit the Attorney General may specify, as permitted by the Commissioners for taking Affidavits Act.

Effective December 31, 2012, the Commissioners and Other Persons Who May Take Affidavits regulation will replace the current statutory designations of commissioners for taking affidavits by virtue of office. Commissioners by virtue of office may take affidavits without applying to the Ministry of the Attorney General for a commissioner appointment.