Improper or invalid number plates and cab cards Sect. 14

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Improper or invalid number plates and cab cards Sect. 14

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Improper or invalid number plates and cab cards

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14. (1) Where a police officer or an officer appointed under this Act has reason to believe that,

(a) a number plate attached to a motor vehicle or trailer,

(i) has not been authorized under this Act for use on that vehicle,

(ii) was obtained by false pretences, or

(iii) has been defaced or altered;

(b) evidence of validation of a permit displayed on a motor vehicle,

(i) was not furnished under this Act in respect of that motor vehicle,

(ii) was obtained by false pretences, or

(iii) has been defaced or altered; or

(c) a permit carried by a driver of a motor vehicle,

(i) was not authorized under this Act in respect of that motor vehicle,

(ii) was obtained by false pretences, or

(iii) has been defaced or altered, the officer may take possession of the number plate, evidence of validation or permit and retain it until the facts have been determined. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 14 (1).

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(2) Where a police officer or an officer appointed under this Act has reason to believe that a CAVR cab card or an IRP cab card produced by a driver as being the permit for the vehicle,

(a) was not furnished in accordance with this Act for that motor vehicle;

(b) has been cancelled; or

(c) has been defaced or altered, the officer may take possession of the CAVR cab card or the IRP cab card, as the case may be, and retain it until the facts have been determined. 1999, c. 12, Sched. R, s. 6 (1).

Note: On a day to be named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor, subsection (2) is repealed by the Statutes of Ontario, 1999, chapter 12, Schedule R, subsection 6 (2) and the following substituted:

Invalid cab card

(2) Where a police officer or an officer appointed under this Act has reason to believe that an IRP cab card produced by a driver as being the permit for the vehicle,

(a) was not furnished in accordance with this Act for that motor vehicle;

(b) has been cancelled; or

(c) has been defaced or altered, the officer may take possession of the IRP cab card and retain it until the facts have been determined. 1999, c. 12, Sched. R, s. 6 (2).

See: 1999, c. 12, Sched. R, ss. 6 (2), 21.
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