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Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1038)

Regulations are current to 2021-02-15 and last amended on 2020-07-01. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — SOR/2020-22, s. 3

      • 3 (1) [In force]

      • (2) The definitions power-assisted bicycle and restricted-use motorcycle in subsection 2(1) of the Regulations are repealed.

      • (3) [In force]

      • (4) The definitions bus, motorcycle, multi-purpose passenger vehicle and passenger car in subsection 2(1) of the Regulations are replaced by the following:

        bus

        bus means a vehicle having a designated seating capacity of more than 10, but does not include a restricted-use vehicle or trailer; (autobus)

        motorcycle

        motorcycle means a vehicle, other than a restricted-use vehicle, passenger car, truck, multi-purpose passenger vehicle, competition vehicle or three-wheeled vehicle, that

        • (a) is an enclosed motorcycle, limited-speed motorcycle, open motorcycle or motor tricycle,

        • (b) is designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground,

        • (c) has a minimum wheel rim diameter of 250 mm, and

        • (d) has a minimum wheelbase of 1 016 mm; (motocyclette)

        multi-purpose passenger vehicle

        multi-purpose passenger vehicle means a vehicle having a designated seating capacity of 10 or less that is constructed either on a truck chassis or with special features for occasional off-road operation, but does not include an air cushion vehicle, all-terrain vehicle, low-speed vehicle, passenger car, restricted-use vehicle, three-wheeled vehicle or truck; (véhicule de tourisme à usages multiples)

        passenger car

        passenger car means a vehicle having a designated seating capacity of 10 or less, but does not include an all-terrain vehicle, competition vehicle, low-speed vehicle, multi-purpose passenger vehicle, antique reproduction vehicle, motorcycle, restricted-use vehicle, truck, trailer or three-wheeled vehicle; (voiture de tourisme)

      • (5) to (8) [In force]

      • (9) Subsection 2(1) of the Regulations is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

        restricted-use vehicle

        restricted-use vehicle means a vehicle — excluding a competition vehicle but including an all-terrain vehicle designed primarily for recreational use — that

        • (a) is designed to travel on not more than four wheels in contact with the ground, and

        • (b) is not designed for use on public roads; (véhicule à usage restreint)

  • — SOR/2020-22, s. 8(5)

      • 8 (5) Paragraph 6(3)(c) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

        • (c) in the case of a motorcycle, to a permanent part of the motorcycle as close as is practicable to the intersection of the head tube and the handlebars, so that it is easily readable without moving any part of the motorcycle except the steering system;

        • (c.1) in the case of a restricted-use vehicle, to a permanent part of the vehicle as close as is practicable to the intersection of the head tube and the handlebars or of the steering column and the steering wheel, so that it is easily readable without moving any part of the vehicle except the steering system; or

  • — SOR/2020-22, s. 17

    • 17 The Regulations are amended by replacing “restricted-use motorcycle” with “restricted-use vehicle”, with any necessary modifications, in the following provisions:

      • (a) the portion before paragraph (a) of the definitions low-speed vehicle and three-wheeled vehicle in subsection 2(1);

      • (b) paragraph 4(2)(b);

      • (c) subparagraph 6(1)(f)(xiv) and subsection 6(10);

      • (d) paragraphs 12.1(1)(a) and (c);

      • (e) paragraph 12.2(2)(b);

      • (f) paragraph 12.5(2)(b);

      • (g) the subcolumn heading entitled “Restricted-use Motorcycle” in column III of Schedule III;

      • (h) the heading before subsection 108(15) of Schedule IV;

      • (i) subsections 108(15) and (24) of Schedule IV;

      • (j) subsection 110(1) of Schedule IV; and

      • (k) the portion of item 6 of Table I to section 115 of Schedule IV in column I.

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