Marginal note:Alteration, adjustment and replacement of odometers
27. (1) Every person is guilty of an offence who
(a) alters or adjusts the odometer of a motor vehicle in such a manner that as a result of the alteration or adjustment the total distance indicated on the odometer is other than the total distance travelled by that vehicle; or
(b) replaces the odometer of a motor vehicle without setting the replacement odometer to the total distance travelled by the vehicle.
(2) No person shall be convicted of an offence
(a) under paragraph (1)(a) if that person establishes that
(i) the alteration or adjustment was reasonably necessary for the purpose of making repairs to the odometer or to any other part of the motor vehicle related thereto, and
(ii) it was reasonably impracticable to re-set the odometer to the total distance indicated thereon prior to the alteration or adjustment; or
(b) under paragraph (1)(b) if that person establishes that
(i) the replacement was reasonably necessary because the odometer was defective, and
(ii) it was reasonably impracticable to set the replacement odometer to the total distance indicated on the odometer that was replaced.
- R.S., 1985, c. W-6, s. 27;
- R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 202.
Marginal note:Ticket-printing devices
28. Every person who, in trade, uses or has control of a device that indicates by number or unit of measurement the quantity of a commodity being measured for sale by means of a removable ticket, card or similar record is guilty of an offence if that person allows the ticket, card or similar record to remain in that device at any time other than the time at which the quantity of the commodity is being measured.
- 1970-71-72, c. 36, s. 28.
Marginal note:Alterations, adjustments and repairs of devices
29. Every person is guilty of an offence who
(a) repairs a device that that person has received from a trader and allows that device to leave his possession
(i) before it has been inspected and marked in accordance with this Act and the regulations, or
(ii) before that person has given written notice to an inspector in the form and manner prescribed;
(b) in such manner or in such circumstances as may be prescribed, alters, adjusts or repairs a device that that person knows or might reasonably be expected to know is or is to be used in trade and does not report the alteration, adjustment or repair in the manner prescribed; or
(c) alters any device that is or is to be used in trade in such a manner that it ceases to meet the requirements of this Act and the regulations.
- 1970-71-72, c. 36, s. 29.
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