On July 1, 2011, pursuant to the Good Government Act, 2011, responsibility for the adjudication of alcohol and gaming matters under the Liquor Licence Act and Gaming Control Act, 1992 was transferred from the Board of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) to the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT). LAT is an adjudicative agency of the government of Ontario which adjudicates matters involving licensing activities regulated by various Ministries.
If the Board of the AGCO started a hearing on or before June 30, 2011, the Board was seized of the matter and will see it through to completion.
If you have received one of the following documents, you have the right to a Hearing before LAT.
After July 1, 2011 LAT will deal with appeals in liquor and gaming matters.
If the Registrar is seeking to refuse, revoke or suspend your licence/registration, or has issued an Order of Monetary Penalty and you wish to appeal, you must request a hearing/appeal before LAT within fifteen (15) days. For more information about requesting a hearing/appeal as well as any fees LAT may require, please visit the LAT website at www.lat.gov.on.ca
Public Interest Hearings:
If you have concerns about a proposed licensed establishment or an expansion of an existing licensed establishment in your community, please read:
All final decisions of the Board of the AGCO can be found on QuickLaw-LexisNexis. Final decisions of the Board of the AGCO since January 2007 can also be found on Can LII.
For cases before LAT, please visit the LAT website at www.lat.gov.on.ca