Regulations, Safety Devices Section 102

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Regulations, Safety Devices Section 102

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Regulations, safety devices

102. (1) The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations,

(a) requiring the use or incorporation of any device or any equipment, in or on any vehicle or any class of vehicle, that may affect the safe operation of the vehicle on the highway or that may reduce or prevent injury to persons using the highway, and prescribing the specifications and regulating the installation thereof;

(b) designating devices and designating an organization to test and mark its approval of any device so designated, and prohibiting the incorporation or use in or on a vehicle of any device so designated that is not marked as approved by the testing organization;

(c) prescribing standards or specifications for any vehicles or any class or classes thereof;

(d) providing for and requiring the identification and marking of vehicles or any class or classes thereof;

(e) prescribing the types or classes of vehicles to which subsection (3) applies;

(f) exempting any type or class of vehicle or any class of driver or passenger in a vehicle from the provisions of any regulations made under this section. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 102 (1).


(2) Any regulation may adopt by reference, in whole or in part, with the changes that the Lieutenant Governor in Council considers necessary, any code, and may require compliance with any code that is so adopted. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 102 (2).

Prohibition re sale where non-compliance with regulations

(3) No person shall sell, offer or expose for sale any new vehicle of a type or class prescribed by the regulations made under clause (1) (e) that does not comply with the standards and specifications prescribed by the regulations or that is not marked or identified as prescribed by the regulations. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 102 (3).


(4) Every person who contravenes this section or a regulation made under this section is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $200 and not more than $1,000. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 102 (4).

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