Environmental Protection Act, Ont Reg. 361/98
"catalytic converter" means a device,
(a) through which exhaust from a motor is passed in order to prevent or lessen the emission of a contaminant, and
(b) which would be impaired in its functioning by the use of leaded gasoline as a fuel for operation of the motor;
5. (4) No person shall operate or cause or permit the operation of a motor or motor vehicle that was manufactured with a catalytic converter if the catalytic converter, or any replacement for the catalytic converter,
(a) is not capable of performing the function for which the catalytic converter was intended; or
(b) is disconnected, removed or otherwise altered so that it is not capable of performing the function for which the catalytic converter was intended.
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