Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations
5.1 (1) Notwithstanding section 4 of the Act, a manufacturer may ship from one province to another, or deliver to any person for the purpose of so shipping, a vehicle of a prescribed class manufactured in Canada that does not bear the national safety mark if
(a) the manufacturer files with the Minister a declaration, signed by that person or that person’s duly authorized representative, setting out the information referred to in subsection (2);
(b) the vehicle is being shipped or delivered for the purpose of exhibition, demonstration, evaluation or testing; and
(c) the vehicle is destroyed or returned to the province of origin within one year.
(2) A declaration made pursuant to subsection (1) shall set out the following information:
(a) the name and address of the manufacturer of the vehicle;
(b) the month and year the vehicle was manufactured;
(c) the class, make, model and vehicle identification number of the vehicle;
(d) the use to be made of the vehicle;
(e) the estimated period of time the vehicle will be used on public roads;
(f) whether the vehicle will be destroyed or returned to the province of origin after completion of the purpose for which it was shipped or delivered; and
(g) the date the vehicle will be destroyed or returned to the province of origin.
(3) The declarations made in accordance with subsection (2)
(a) shall be filed prior to shipping or delivering the vehicle; or
(b) in the case of a company whose world production of vehicles is 2,500 or more a year, may be filed with the Minister quarterly.
- SOR/95-494, s. 1
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