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Displaying licence that has been suspended, altered, etc. - 35

(1) No person shall,

(a) display or cause or permit to be displayed or have in his or her possession a fictitious, imitation, altered or fraudulently obtained driver’s licence;

(b) display or cause or permit to be displayed or have in his or her possession a cancelled, revoked or suspended driver’s licence other than a Photo Card portion thereof;

Note: On a day to be named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor, clause (b) is repealed by the Statutes of Ontario, 1996, chapter 20, section 4 and the following substituted:

(b) display or cause or permit to be displayed or have in his or her possession a cancelled, revoked or suspended driver’s licence or a driver’s licence that has been changed in respect of its class, other than a Photo Card portion of the licence;

See: 1996, c. 20, ss. 4, 32.

(c) lend his or her driver’s licence or any portion thereof or permit the use of it by another person;

(d) display or represent as his or her own a driver’s licence not issued to him or her;

(e) apply for, secure or retain in his or her possession more than one driver’s licence; or

(f) fail to surrender to the Ministry upon its demand a driver’s licence that has been suspended, revoked or cancelled. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 35 (1); 2005, c. 26, Sched. A, s. 3 (1).

Note: On a day to be named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor, clause (f) is repealed by the Statutes of Ontario, 1996, chapter 20, section 4 and the following substituted:

(f) fail to surrender to the Ministry upon its demand a driver’s licence that has been suspended, revoked, cancelled or changed in respect of its class.

See: 1996, c. 20, ss. 4, 32.

Idem

(2) In subsection (1),

“licence” includes any portion thereof. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 35 (2).

Seizing licence

(3) Any police officer who has reason to believe that any person has in his or her possession a driver’s licence or portion thereof referred to in subsection (1) may take possession of the licence or portion thereof and, where the officer does so, shall forward it to the Registrar upon disposition of the case. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 35 (3).

Second driver’s licence permitted

(4) Despite clause (1) (e), a person may hold a second driver’s licence if the second licence is,

(a) issued solely to permit the licensee to obtain experience in the driving of a motorcycle for the purpose of qualifying for a driver’s licence that authorizes him or her to drive a motorcycle; or

(b) required by any other province or territory of Canada or any state of the United States of America and has been issued in compliance with the law of that province, territory or state. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 35 (4).

Offence

(4.1) Every person who contravenes clause (1) (a) is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $400 and not more than $50,000. 2005, c. 26, Sched. A, s. 3 (2).

Definition

(5) For the purposes of this section,

“driver’s licence” includes a licence issued by any other province or territory of Canada or by any state of the United States of America. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 35 (5).


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