Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario

Tribunaux de la sécurité, des appels en matière de permis et des normes Ontario

Automobile Accident Benefits Service (AABS)

Project Update March 3, 2016

The new Automobile Accident Benefits Service (AABS) takes effect on April 1, 2016.

Information Sessions

Information sessions for legal and insurance company administrative staff and other interested persons who will be preparing AABS forms and supporting AABS cases, will be held on:

Dates

Time

March 29 and 31st

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

April 5, 6, 7, 8

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

April 12, 13, 14, 15

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

These sessions will familiarize attendees with the new AABS process, forms, case management expectations and timelines.  Hard copies of forms and examples of case management notices will be available.

Sessions will be hosted at 655 Bay Street, 14th Floor, Toronto in Boardroom 11. Please note that space will be limited for each session to ensure a greater opportunity for questions and answers. In person attendance is recommended, but if you require participation by teleconference, please note that in your response e-mail.

To register, please email DRStransformation@ontario.ca. Please specify the date of the session you wish to attend, and include an alternate date. Please also provide the names of the attendees and your organization, if any. Registrants will be contacted via email to confirm their reservation.

Readiness Package

A “Getting Ready” package for AABS participants is now available on the newly launched AABS website. Go to http://www.slasto.gov.on.ca/en/AABS and check under the “News” Tab. This package contains downloadable versions of the new forms, the Licence Appeal Tribunal rules that will come into effect April 1, 2016 and other important information.   Please review this package before attending an information session.

Rules and Procedures

Proposed Licence Appeal Tribunal rule changes, reflecting the implementation of AABS, were posted for public comment in December. Valuable feedback was received and integrated. The newly updated Rules are now online.

Learn More

If you have not done so already, please join our e-mail list to receive updates about the AABS transformation. Send your name, address, e-mail, and organization, if any, to DRStransformation@ontario.ca.

Previous AABS updates are available by clicking here.

Thank you!

AABS Team