Appendix B: Compiled Consultation Questions2017-03-03T18:35:02+00:00
  1. Do you agree that the Act still serves a useful purpose? Why or why not?
  2. If you agree the Act should be retained in some form, what sort of reform do you think would be best?
  3. What sort of work do you think ought to create lien rights?
  4. What sort of wood products do you think ought to be lienable?
  5. Who do you think should be eligible for a lien? Should employees be eligible?
  6. How do you think the issue of subcontractor liens is best resolved?
  7. Do you agree that a lien should commence as soon as work is begun?
  8. Do you think a central register for wood liens is a good idea?
  9. What do you think the standard of identification for wood products should be?
  10. What time limit, if any, do you think should be applied to lien filing or registration?
  11. What features do you think are essential for a fair process for proving a lien?
  12. How do you think the sale of wood to realize a lien should be handled?
  13. Should the sale be conducted by the lien holder or by an officer of the Court (such as a sheriff)?
  14. Do you think a compensation fund is a good way to deal with the problem of vulnerable logging workers and contractors?
  15. If so, who should contribute to the fund?  Under what conditions should it pay out?
  16. What process do you think ought to be used to determine the costs recoverable by successful lien claimants?
  17. Do you agree that any revised Act should apply to the whole province?
  18. Do you agree that it is no longer necessary to require payment of logging workers or contractors from an Ontario bank account?
  19. What sort of power to separate logs do you think a sheriff should be given?
  20. Are there any other issues that the Commission should consider in reforming the Act?

 

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