Motor Vehicle Transport Act
Marginal note:Unfair practices
17 (1) Where the Minister is of the opinion that a government in a foreign country has engaged in unfair, discriminatory or restrictive practices with regard to Canadian carriers that transport goods by motor vehicle in that country or between that country and Canada, the Minister shall, with the concurrence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, seek elimination of such practices through consultations.
Marginal note:Order in Council
(2) Where the consultations referred to in subsection (1) fail to result in the elimination of the practices referred to in that subsection, the Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs made after consultation by the Minister with the government of each province affected thereby, notwithstanding this Act or any other Act of Parliament, by order,
(a) prohibit or restrict the issuance of any licence under the authority of this Act to any foreign carrier, all foreign carriers or any class of foreign carrier,
(b) direct any provincial transport board to amend or suspend any licence issued under the authority of this Act to any foreign carrier, all foreign carriers or any class of foreign carrier, and
(c) direct any provincial transport board to reinstate any licence suspended in accordance with a direction issued under paragraph (b),
subject to such terms and conditions as may be specified in the order, and a provincial transport board to which the order applies shall comply with the order.
- R.S., 1985, c. 29 (3rd Supp.), s. 17
- 1995, c. 5, s. 25
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