What's with the grey parts of the HTA?

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What's with the grey parts of the HTA?

by: xjonathan on
Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:48 pm

So, looking through the HTA, there's a lot of grey parts there. Are these applicable? Some date back to 1994. Example:
On a day to be named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor, subsection (1) is amended by the Statutes of Ontario, 1994, chapter 27, subsection 138 (1) by adding the following definition:
I read that to say this isn't in effect yet...is that correct?

EDIT: Assuming the above is correct, and they eventually get proclaimed, are they then retroactive to any past occurrences that may be before the court?


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by: Reflections on
Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:07 pm

The date to be proclaimed......legal jargon for: date to be instated. The hands free bill was worded the same.


As for your edit, you cannot create a law to try someone. If you manage to do something that is not defined the gov't can't create a law to smack you with. If they create it then you break it, then to court you can go...
http://www.OHTA.ca OR http://www.OntarioTrafficAct.com


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by: xjonathan on
Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:02 am

Thanks...so I take it to mean, anything in grey isn't yet law?

(when I say grey, I'm referring to the greyed-out portions of the online version of the HTA here


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Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:05 am

Those would be changes made as of that copy. Unchanged is left as normal text, no background shading.
http://www.OHTA.ca OR http://www.OntarioTrafficAct.com


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