REGARDING the Insurance Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. I.8, as amended (the “Act”), in particular section 288.6;
AND REGARDING Kashmira Rustomji operating as Surgimed Logistics
ORDER TO REVOKE LICENCE
Kashmira Rustomji operating as Surgimed Logistics (“Surgimed Logistics”) is a licensed Service Provider under the Act, licence number SP15855. Surgimed Logistics was required to submit an Annual Information Return (“AIR”) under subsection 21(1) of Ontario Regulation 90/14 for 2015 by March 31, 2016, in accordance with the direction of the Superintendent. Subsection 21(2) of Ontario Regulation 90/14 requires a licensed Service Provider to ensure the AIR contains such information as will enable to Superintendent to calculate the fees payable by the Service Provider under the Act.
Subsection 3(3) of the Minister’s Schedule of Required Fees For Service Providers, made under section 121.1 of the Act, imposes an Annual Regulatory Fee (“ARF”) that shall be paid when the Service Provider submits the AIR.
Surgimed Logistics failed to submit the AIR before the March 31, 2016 deadline, and to date has not submitted the AIR. By failing to submit the AIR Surgimed Logistics has failed to pay the ARF imposed pursuant to section 121.1 of the Act.
Paragraph 2 of subsection 288.6(3) of the Act provides that the Superintendent may, by order, revoke the service provider licence without taking the steps required by section 288.7 of the Act in “other circumstances as may be prescribed”.
Pursuant to paragraph 1 of subsection 2.1(2) of Ontario Regulation 348/13, a failure by a licensed Service Provider to pay a fee imposed under section 121.1 of the Act is a prescribed circumstance in which the Superintendent may revoke the licence without taking the steps required by section 288.7 of the Act.
Pursuant to subsection 288.6(3) of the Act, the Service Provider licence of Kashmira Rustomji operating as Surgimed Logistics is hereby revoked.
DATED at Toronto, Ontario, October 4, 2016.
Original signed by
Director, Licensing Branch
By Delegated Authority from:
The Superintendent of Financial Services