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Off-Road Small Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations

Version of section 9 from 2021-06-04 to 2023-11-14:

  •  (1) An emission control system that is installed on an engine to enable it to conform to the standards set out in these Regulations shall not

    • (a) in its operation, release a substance that causes air pollution and that would not have been released if the system were not installed; or

    • (b) in its operation or malfunction, make the engine or the machine in which the engine is installed unsafe, or endanger persons or property near the engine or machine.

  • (2) An engine must not be equipped with an auxiliary emission control device that reduces the effectiveness of the emission control system under conditions that may reasonably be expected to be encountered under normal operation of the engine, unless a description of the auxiliary emission control device is included in the evidence of conformity under section 16 or 17 and

    • (a) the conditions under which the auxiliary emission control device operates are substantially included in the test procedures referred to in section 13.1;

    • (b) the auxiliary emission control device is needed to protect the engine against damage or accident; or

    • (c) the auxiliary emission control device is only used to start the engine.

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/2020-258, s. 59]

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/2020-258, s. 59]

  • SOR/2012-99, s. 3
  • SOR/2017-196, s. 7
  • SOR/2020-258, s. 59

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