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Holdback obligations under the Ontario Construction Lien Act [CLA] are stringent. Pursuant to s. 22 of the CLA, the owner is required to hold back 10 percent of the contract price from the contractor, plus the amount of any registered liens of which the owner has received notice, on behalf of subcontractors.
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