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Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations

Version of section 12.5 from 2020-02-04 to 2021-02-03:

  •  (1) The declaration referred to in subsection 7(2.1) of the Act, made by a person that imports for components a vehicle sold at the retail level in the United States or a prescribed vehicle from Mexico, must be signed by that person and contain the following information:

    • (a) the vehicle identification number;

    • (b) the importer’s name, mailing address, telephone number, facsimile number and email address and, if the importer is a company, the contact information of a contact person at the company;

    • (c) the date on which the vehicle is to be presented for importation;

    • (d) the name of the manufacturer of the vehicle;

    • (e) the type of vehicle;

    • (f) the make, model and model year of the vehicle;

    • (g) the status of the vehicle;

    • (h) a statement indicating that the vehicle will not be presented for registration under the laws of a province;

    • (i) a statement indicating that the declaration will be provided to the registrar of imported vehicles; and

    • (j) a statement indicating that the vehicle will be dismantled for its components.

  • (2) In the case of a vehicle sold at the retail level in the United States, the declaration must also contain the following information:

    • (a) a statement indicating that the vehicle was sold at the retail level in the United States;

    • (b) in the case of a vehicle other than a restricted-use motorcycle or snowmobile, a statement indicating that the vehicle bears an American compliance label or a statement from the manufacturer indicating that the vehicle conformed to the requirements of Parts 541, 565, 571 and 581, chapter V, Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States that were applicable on the date of manufacture;

    • (c) in the case of a snowmobile, a statement indicating that it bears a Snowmobile Safety and Certification Committee, Inc. certification label or a statement from the manufacturer indicating that the snowmobile was certified by the Snowmobile Safety and Certification Committee, Inc. or that the snowmobile conformed to the standards referred to in section 1201 of Schedule VI on the date of manufacture; and

    • (d) the month and year of the date of manufacture.

  • (3) In the case of a prescribed vehicle from Mexico, the declaration must also include the following information:

    • (a) the odometer reading;

    • (b) the name of the country in which the vehicle was last registered for use on public roads;

    • (c) a statement indicating that the vehicle bears an American compliance label or a statement from the manufacturer indicating that the vehicle conformed to the requirements of Parts 541, 565, 571 and 581, chapter V, Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States that were applicable on the date of manufacture; and

    • (d) the month and year of the date of manufacture.

  • SOR/2020-22, s. 9
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