PARTIAL ABOLITION OF ROYAL PREROGATIVE
Marginal note:Issuance and revocation of passports
65. The prerogative right of the Crown to refuse to issue a passport to a person, or to revoke the passport of a person, by reason only that the person is charged with or convicted of a contravention or of an offence committed outside Canada that, if committed in Canada, would constitute a contravention is abolished.
APPLICATION OF PROVINCIAL LAWS
Marginal note:Application of provincial laws
65.1 (1) The Governor in Council may, for the purposes of this Act, make regulations making applicable, in respect of any contravention or any contravention of a prescribed class of contraventions, alleged to have been committed in or otherwise within the territorial jurisdiction of the courts of a province, laws of the province, as amended from time to time, relating to proceedings in respect of offences that are created by a law of the province, with such modifications as the circumstances require, and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Governor in Council may make regulations
(a) adapting any provision or any part of a provision of those laws;
(b) deeming any of the notices or other documents issued or entered into under those laws to be a ticket for the purposes of this Act or any of its provisions;
(c) prescribing, for the purposes of subsection 65.3(2), categories of fees; and
(d) providing for any other matter in respect of the application of those laws.
Marginal note:Application of certain provisions of this Act
(2) Where the laws of a province apply by virtue of regulations made under subsection (1) in respect of a contravention or a contravention of a prescribed class, that is alleged to have been committed in or otherwise within the territorial jurisdiction of the courts of the province, the definitions “Attorney General”, “contravention”, “enactment”, “enforcement authority”, “fees”, “Minister”, “prescribed” and “ticket” in section 2, sections 3, 4, 5 and 7, paragraphs 8(1)(a), (b), (c), (e) and (f), subsections 8(1.1) to (7) and 17(4) and sections 42, 54, 55, 58, 59, 63, 64, 65, 65.2 and 65.3 apply, and the remainder of this Act does not apply, in respect of the contravention.
- 1996, c. 7, s. 37.
AGREEMENTS WITH PROVINCES
Marginal note:General agreements with provinces
65.2 (1) The Minister may enter into an agreement with the government of a province respecting the administration and enforcement of this Act generally.
Marginal note:Particular agreements
(2) The Minister may enter into an agreement with the government of a province or with any provincial, municipal or local authority or any agent thereof respecting, in particular, any of the following matters:
(a) the prosecution of contraventions; and
(b) the discharge and enforcement of fines and fees imposed in respect of contraventions alleged to have been committed in or otherwise within the territorial jurisdiction of the courts of the province.
- 1996, c. 7, s. 37.
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