Category: Legislation

Canada: Performance Bonds: The New Form 32 Under Section 85.1 Of The Ontario Construction Act

Following up on our previous bulletin, Performance Bonds: What Project Finance Lenders Should Know, in this bulletin, we compare the widely used Canadian Construction Documents Committee’s Performance Bond Form 221-20021 (“CCDC Form”) with the new Form 32 – Performance Bond that is mandated for certain projects by the Ontario...

How Ontario got it right on surety

The federal government should follow Ontario’s lead in addressing contractor insolvency before the federal budget bill becomes law, says the Surety Association of Canada (SAC). The federal budget bill, Bill C-97, was tabled in March and passed second reading on Apr. 30. SAC’s president Steven Ness appeared before the...

North Dakota Modifies Surety Bond Requirements

North Dakota has modified the surety bond requirements under the Money Brokers Act. Presently, the law requires a surety bond in an amount not less than $25,000. N.D. Cent. Code Section 13-04.1-04.01(1). Effective August 1, 2019, the new minimum amount of the bond will be $50,000.

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