5. (1) The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations,
(a) providing for the payment of fees for the issue, renewal, replacement or transfer of permits, licences and number plates under this Act and prescribing the amount of the fees;
(b) providing for the payment of fees for copies of or access to any writing, paper or document filed in the Ministry pursuant to this Act or any statement containing information from the records of the Ministry and prescribing the amount of the fees;
(c) providing for the payment of fees upon application to the Ministry for any approval required under this Act in respect of any equipment to be used on a vehicle and prescribing the amount of the fees;
(d) providing for and governing the imposition and payment of administrative fees for the reinstatement of suspended licences;
(d.1) providing for exemptions from payment of the administrative fees prescribed under clause (d) and prescribing conditions and circumstances for any such exemption;
(e) providing for the payment of administrative fees for handling dishonoured payments tendered for the issue, renewal, replacement, transfer, validation or reinstatement of permits, licences and number plates;
(f) prescribing a rate of interest for purposes of subsection (2), when interest starts to run and the method of calculating the interest;
(g) prescribing penalties for the purposes of subsections (2) and 5.1 (2) and the method of determining the amount of any penalty;
(h) prescribing fees for anything done or provided by or on behalf of the Minister, the Ministry or the Registrar under this Act;
(i) prescribing consequences in regard to a licence, permit or number plate where a fee or penalty required or imposed under this Act is not paid or its payment is dishonoured. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 5 (1); 1994, c. 27, s. 138 (2); 1996, c. 20, s. 2; 2006, c. 33, Sched. M, s. 1 (1); 2007, c. 13, s. 4.
Interest and penalties when payment dishonoured
(2) Where payment for any fee or tax is dishonoured, interest at a prescribed rate may be charged on the amount of the payment and a penalty may be imposed. 1994, c 27, s. 138 (3).
Fees may include cost recovery portion
(3) A fee prescribed or set under this Act for the issuance or renewal of any permit or licence or for the validation of any permit may include a portion that is for the recovery of costs related to public highway infrastructure. 2006, c. 33, Sched. M, s. 1 (2).
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