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The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (2)

S.M. 1991-92, c. 25

Bill 48, 2nd Session, 35th Legislature

The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (2)

(Assented to July 26, 1991)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

C.C.S.M. c. H60 amended

1           The Highway Traffic Act is amended by this Act.

Subsection 1(1) amended

2           Subsection 1(1) is amended by renumbering clauses (d), (e) and (f) in the French version of the definition of "commercial truck" as clauses (c), (d) and (e) respectively.

Subsection 1(1) amended

3           Subsection 1(1) is amended

(a)by striking out the definition of "instruction permit";

(b)by striking out "but does not include a motorcycle instruction permit issued under section 26" in the definition of "learner's licence"; and

(c)by striking out "and a motorcycle instruction permit" in the definition of "licence".

Subsection 1(1) amended

4           The definition of "livestock" in subsection 1(1) is struck out and the following is substituted:

"livestock" means

(a)horses, cattle, sheep, swine, goats, live poultry, bees and fur breeding stock, and

(b)fish raised for market purposes or as breeding stock and fingerlings; («animaux»)

Subsection 1(1) amended

5 The following is added to subsection 1(1), in its appropriate alphabetical position within the subsection:

"scrapper" means a person who is engaged in the business of acquiring motor vehicles or parts of motor vehicles, with or without remuneration, for the sole purpose of converting them into scrap metal; («casseur de voitures»).

Subsection 5(15) amended

6           Subsection 5(15) is amended

(a)by striking out "and temporary instruction permits"; and

(b)by striking out "and permit".

Subsection 6(10) added

7           The following is added after subsection 6(9):

Number plate not transferable

6(10)       The registrar shall not transfer to any other person a registration and number plate required under this Act, except

(a)as provided in subsection 9(8) or for the purposes of subsection 293(2); or

(b)where the holder of a public service vehicle certificate issued by the transport board, or of a licence to operate a taxicab or a drive-yourself booking office issued under The Taxicab Act,

(i)is the lessee or owner of a vehicle operated in accordance with such a certificate or licence,

(ii)is named in the registration certificate issued for the vehicle, and

(iii)makes application for the transfer and pays the prescribed fee.

Subsection 19(1) repealed and substituted

8           Subsection 19(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Permits for dealers, scrappers and wreckers

19(1)       No person shall carry on business as a dealer, scrapper or wrecker unless the person holds a valid and subsisting permit for the purpose issued by the registrar and the person has paid the fee prescribed therefor.

Subsection 19(7) repealed

9           Subsection 19(7) is repealed.

Subsection 20(1) amended

10          Subsection 20(1) is amended by striking out "a wrecker" and substituting "a scrapper or wrecker".

Subsection 20(8) repealed and substituted

11          Subsection 20(8) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Wrecker selling vehicle

20(8)       No wrecker shall sell or offer for sale an entire motor vehicle.

Scrapper selling vehicle or parts

20(8.1)     No scrapper shall sell or offer for sale an entire motor vehicle or a part of a motor vehicle except to a wrecker or another scrapper.

Subsection 21(1) repealed and substituted

12          Subsection 21(1) and the preceding heading are repealed and the following are substituted:

RECORDS AND REPORTS BY DEALERS, SCRAPPERS AND WRECKERS

Records

21(1)       Every dealer, scrapper and wrecker shall keep a record of

(a)the motor vehicles bought, sold, scrapped, wrecked or otherwise dealt in;

(b)the second-hand motor vehicle accessories bought or otherwise acquired; and

(c)any motor vehicle part containing the manufacturer's original vehicle identification number sold or distributed;

by the dealer, scrapper or wrecker, other than a motor vehicle or motor vehicle part or motor vehicle asccessories acquired from another dealer or wrecker or from the Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation, and the record shall be in such form and shall contain such information as may be prescribed.

Subsection 21(2) repealed

13          Subsection 21(2) is repealed.

Subsection 21(3) repealed and substituted

14          Subsection 21(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Delay in wrecking motor vehicles

21(3)       No wrecker shall

(a)wreck a motor vehicle, other than a motor vehicle purchased from the Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation; or

(b)dispose of a second-hand motor vehicle part or accessory;

for a period of 10 days after acquiring it.

Subsection 21(4) repealed and substituted

15          Subsection 21(4) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Report as to defaced identifying marks

21(4)       Every dealer, scrapper and wrecker shall forthwith make a report to the registrar or a peace officer of any motor vehicle that comes into the possession of any of them with the manufacturer's serial number or other identifying mark or number obliterated, defaced or not easily recognizable, and shall not dispose of the motor vehicle for a period of 10 days after acquiring it, but this subsection does not apply in the case of a motor vehicle that has already been crushed or compacted by a machine designed therefor.

Liability of scrapper

21(4.1)     A scrapper processing a motor vehicle or a motor vehicle part by shredding, compacting, crushing or other similar method is not liable for defacing, obliterating or destroying the manufacturer's vehicle identification or serial number under clause 171(1)(a).

Subsection 21(6) repealed and substituted

16          Subsection 21(6) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Investigation of premises

21(6)       A peace officer may enter any place used in the business of a dealer, scrapper, wrecker or garage keeper, and any place of business used to rent or store vehicles, and make such investigation and inspection of the premises and of the records required to be kept under this Act as the peace officer thinks proper to ascertain whether this Act is being complied with.

Subsection 24(7) repealed and substituted

17          Subsection 24(7) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Probationary licences

24(7)       Where the registrar issues a licence of any class, other than class 7, to a person

(a)who has not held such a licence in Manitoba or a licence of an equivalent class issued by a competent authority outside Manitoba for at least one year within the five years immediately preceding the issue of the licence; or

(b)who has had a licence suspended under subsection (13);

the registrar, in addition to any restrictions imposed on the licence under subsection (6), shall upon the issue of the licence in the case of clause (a) or the expiry of the licence suspension in the case of clause (b), as the case may be, make the licence subject to the condition that it is probationary for a period of one year.

Subsection 24(13) repealed and substituted

18          Subsection 24(13) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Suspension of probationary licence

24(13)      Where a person to whom a licence is issued under subsection (7) is convicted of an offence

(a)relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while in motion, other than an offence relating to equipment, weight or dimensions;

(b)under

(i)this Act, or

(ii)the laws of another province or territory of Canada, or a state or territory of or the District of Columbia in the United States of America, where the registrar deems the offence to be equivalent to an offence under this Act; and

(c))committed within the period during which the licence is probationary;

unless otherwise ordered by the registrar, the licence shall be suspended for such period not exceeding one year as the registrar may determine.

Section 25 repealed

19 Section 25 is repealed.

Subsection 26(1) repealed and substituted

20          Subsection 26(1) and the preceding heading, "INSTRUCTION PERMITS", are repealed and the following is substituted:

LEARNER'S LICENCE

Issue of learner's licence

26(1)       After an applicant for a driver's licence has passed all parts of any examination that the applicant is required to take under this Act, other than the driving test, and has paid the prescribed fee therefor, the registrar may, in the registrar's discretion, issue a learner's licence enabling the licensee, while having that licence in the licensee's immediate possession,

(a)to drive a motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, mobility vehicle or moped, upon a highway when accompanied and supervised by a person who

(i)holds a valid and subsisting driver's licence authorizing the person to operate the class of motor vehicle being operated by the learner driver,

(ii)has held the class of licence for the motor vehicle being driven by the learner driver for at least 24 months,

(iii)occupies the seat nearest the driver and the controls of the motor vehicle,

(iv)is at all times conscious and in a condition to lawfully assume operation of the motor vehicle, and

(v)is not a person to whom subsection 24(7) applies; and

(b)to operate a motorcycle, mobility vehicle or moped upon the highway with no passenger thereon.

Issuance of learner's licence to person under 16

26(1.1)     Notwithstanding clause 24(9)(a), the registrar may issue a learner's licence to operate a class 5 motor vehicle to a person who

(a)is less than 16 years but not less than 15 years and six months of age; and

(b)is enrolled as a student in a high school driver education course and has completed at least four hours of classroom instruction in that course.

Cancellation of learner's licence issued to person under 16

26(1.2)     Where a class 7 licence has been issued under subsection (1.1), the registrar may cancel the licence if the person to whom it has been issued

(a)fails to complete the required 16 hours of practical instruction satisfactorily;

(b)fails to attend a minimum of 20 hours of classroom instruction; or

(c)fails to successfully complete all required course examinations.

Out-of-province learner's licence

26(1.3)     The holder of a learner's licence issued by a competent authority outside Manitoba may drive a class 5 motor vehicle subject to the restrictions set out in clause (1)(a).

Restrictions on learner's licence

26(1.4)     A person holding a learner's licence issued under this section shall comply with the conditions set out in subsection (1) and with any restrictions imposed on the licence under subsection 24(6).

Subsections 26(2), (3), (4) and (5) repealed

21          Subsections 26(2), (3), (4) and (5) are repealed.

Subsection 26(6) added

22          The following is added after subsection 26(5):

Driver examination of learner driver

26(6)       Sub-clauses (1)(a)(ii) and (iii) do not apply while a learner driver is undergoing any driver examination required under this Act.

Subsection 28(1.1) repealed and substituted

23          Subsection 28(1.1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Definition of "recognized agency"

28(1.1)     In this section, "recognized agency" means a recognized agency as defined in subsection 31(14).

No right of action against physician or agency

28(1.2)     No person has a right of action against

(a)a recognized agency; or

(b)a duly qualified medical practitioner;

for any injury or damage suffered by the person as a result of a report submitted by the physician or agency under subsection (1), unless the physician or agency was negligent in the preparation and submission of the report.

Subsection 31(3) repealed and substituted

24          Subsection 31(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Exemption from examination

31(3)       The registrar may exempt an applicant for a driver's licence, other than an applicant for a learner's licence, from any examination required under this Act or the regulations, if

(a)the applicant holds a valid driver's licence issued by a competent authority in a province or territory of Canada, or a state or territory of or the District of Columbia in the United States of America;

(b)the applicant is a member of NATO personnel, or a family member of such a member, and holds a valid driver's licence of any class issued by a competent authority in the country in which the member permanently resides;

(c)the applicant holds a valid driver's licence of any class issued under the authority of the Commander, Canadian Forces Europe; or

(d)in the three month period immediately preceding the application, the applicant held a valid driver's licence issued by a competent authority in a province or territory of Canada, and the authority confirms that the applicant is eligible to apply for and hold a driver's licence and to operate a motor vehicle in that province or territory.

Subsection 35(1) amended

25          Subsection 35(1) is amended by striking out clause (d) and substituting the following:

(d)Every motorcycle, mobility vehicle and moped shall, in place of the lamps required under sub-clauses (a)(i) and (ii), carry at least one but no more than two headlamps at the front conforming to the requirements of sub-clause (a)(i) and no more than one lamp at the back conforming to the combined requirements of sub-clauses (a)(ii) and (iii).

Subsection 35(1) amended

26          Subsection 35(1) is amended by adding the following after clause (l):

(m)Every motor vehicle of the passenger car type manufactured on or after January 1, 1987 shall carry, in addition to the stop lamps required under clause (b), one centre high mounted stop lamp that complies with the standards prescribed for such lamps by the regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada), and any motor vehicle manufactured before that date may carry one centre high mounted stop lamp that complies with those standards.

(n)Every motor vehicle manufactured on or after December 1, 1989, other than a motorcycle or moped, shall carry daytime running lights that comply with the standards prescribed for such lights by the regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada), and any motor vehicle manufactured before that date, other than a motorcycle or moped, may carry daytime running lights that comply with the standards approved for such lights by the Canadian Standards Association.

(o)Notwithstanding clause (n), a motor vehicle used for police duty may be equipped with a switch that, when activated, bypasses the unit controlling the daytime running lights required under that clause, and the switch may be activated if the motor vehicle is also equipped with an indicator light to alert the driver that the daytime running lights system has been bypassed and if both the indicator light and the switch are activated at the same time.

Subsection 35(11.1) added

27          The following is added after subsection 35(11):

Exemption for peace officers

35(11.1)    Subsection (11) does not apply to a peace officer, where compliance therewith would inhibit the peace officer's performance

(a)in responding to an emergency call or alarm; or

(b)in apprehending an actual or suspected violator of the law; or

(c)in attempting to detect criminal activity;

and the peace officer is proceeding at a speed of no more than 20 kilometres per hour and with due regard for the safety of other persons using the highway.

Subsection 35(12) repealed and substituted

28          Subsection 35(12) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Lamps to be lighted during operation

35(12)      Notwithstanding subsection (11), the headlamps on a motorcycle of the model year 1975 or later and the lamps required on a moped or mobility vehicle under clause (1)(d) shall be lighted at all times when the motorcycle, moped or mobility vehicle, as the case may be, is being operated on a highway.

Subsection 35(15) repealed and substituted

29          Subsection 35(15) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Lamps on repair and escort motor vehicles

35(15)      Notwithstanding subsection 38(1), a motor vehicle that is used

(a)by a repairer or a person engaged in the business of towing vehicles, or in connection with the repair or removal of damaged or disabled vehicles; or

(b)to escort oversized vehicles or loads as required by a permit issued therefor under the regulations;

shall be equipped with at least one lamp on its top that is capable of emitting an amber or a yellow light and that has a flashing or oscillating beam clearly visible under normal atmospheric conditions, when illuminated, from all directions for a distance of 150 metres, and, where the motor vehicle is being operated on a highway at a speed in excess of 80 kilometres an hour, clearly visible under normal atmospheric conditions, when illuminated, from all directions for a distance of one kilometre.

Lamps required to be illuminated

35(15.1)    The driver of a motor vehicle requiring a lamp under subsection (15) shall illuminate the lamp and keep it illuminated at all times while

(a)towing, loading or unloading damaged or disabled vehicles for the purposes of clause (15)(a); or

(b)escorting oversized vehicles or loads in accordance with clause (15)(b);

as the case may be.

Subsection 37(12) amended

30          Subsection 37(12) is amended by striking out "at any time when visibility is reduced by reason of fog, falling snow, smoke, dust or rain".

Subsection 43(1) amended

31          Subsection 43(1) is amended by striking out "and" at the end of clause (a), by adding "and" at the end of clause (b) and by adding the following after clause (b):

(c)in the case of tires on the steering axle or axles of trucks with a registered gross weight rating of over 4536 kilograms, or buses, at least 3.2 millimetres;

Subsection 46(3) repealed and substituted

32          Subsection 46(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Tampering with odometer

46(3)       Except where necessary for the purpose of repairing an odometer or replacing a defective odometer that cannot be repaired, no person shall remove an odometer installed in a motor vehicle by the manufacturer, or that has been previously replaced, or tamper with or change the mileage shown by an odometer.

Subsection 90(3) repealed and substituted

33          Subsection 90(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Rules affecting provincial highways

90(3)       Notwithstanding subsection (1), the council of a city, town or village other than The City of Winnipeg may make rules or by-laws as provided in subsection (1) applicable to any part of a provincial highway within the city, town or village; but no such rule or by-law has effect unless approved in writing by the minister or the minister's delegate, and the notice of approval is attached to and forms part of the rule or by-law.

Subsection 90(4) repealed and substituted

34          Subsection 90(4) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Withdrawal of approval

90(4)       The minister or the minister's delegate may, by a notice in writing, withdraw an approval given under subsection (3), and the withdrawal is effective and any rule or by-law previously approved thereunder is void on and from the date set out in the notice.

Subsection 98(3) repealed and substituted

35          Subsection 98(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Expiration of order

98(3)       An order made under subsection (1) does not come into force and effect until confirmed by an order of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Subsection 106(3) repealed and substituted

36          Subsection 106(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Application of subsection (2)

106(3)      Subsection (2) does not apply where compliance therewith

(a)is unnecessary; or

(b)would inhibit a driver in responding to an emergency call or alarm or in apprehending an actual or suspected violator of the law;

and the driver is proceeding with due regard for the safety of other persons using the highway.

Subsection 106(8) added

37          The following is added after subsection 106(7):

Obligation of emergency motor vehicle drivers

106(8)      Nothing in this section or in subsection 35(11.1) shall be construed

(a)as permitting the driver of a motor vehicle described in subsection (1) to operate or park the motor vehicle in a negligent manner; or

(b)as relieving the driver of a motor vehicle described in subsection (1) from complying with subsection (2) or subsection 35(11) while pursuing another motor vehicle driven by a person who is attempting to avoid apprehension.

Section 126 repealed and substituted

38          Section 126 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Manner of hand signal

126(1)      A driver of a left-hand drive motor vehicle or an operator of a bicycle, mobility vehicle or moped giving a signal by hand and arm shall do so from the left side and shall signify

(a)a left turn, by extending the left hand and arm horizontally from the motor vehicle;

(b)a right turn, by extending the left hand and arm out and upward from the motor vehicle; and

(c)a stop or decrease in speed, by extending the left hand and arm out and downward from the motor vehicle.

Right turns on bicycles

126(2)      Notwithstanding section 126, the operator of a bicycle may also signify a right turn by extending the right hand and arm horizontally.

Subsection 155(2) amended

39          Subsection 155(2) is amended by striking out "subsection 249" and substituting "section 252".

Various sections amended

40          The Act is amended by striking out "$500." wherever it appears

(a)in subsection 155(4);

(b)in subsections 164(1) and (2);

(c)in subsection 166(1);

(d)in subsection 264(1); and

(e)in subsections 271(1), (4) and (5);

and by striking out "$500" wherever it appears

(f)in subsection 166(3); and

(g)in subsection 270(1);

and, in each case, substituting "$1,000.".

Subsection 155(10) repealed and substituted

41          Subsection 155(10) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Offence and penalty

155(10)     Any person who contravenes, disobeys or violates, or refuses, omits, neglects or fails to observe, obey or comply with, any provision of this section is guilty of an offence and is liable, on summary conviction, to a fine of not less than $25. or more than $500. or, in the discretion of the convicting judge or justice, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, or to both such a fine and such an imprisonment and, in either case, in the discretion of the convicting judge or justice, to suspension for a period of not more than one year of any licence issued to the person.

Subsection 157(1) repealed and substituted

42          Subsection 157(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Reports by doctors and optometrists

157(1)      A duly qualified medical practitioner or optometrist shall report to the registrar the name, address and medical condition, or any significant change in a previously observed medical condition, of any person attending upon the duly qualified medical practitioner or optometrist for examination or treatment who is the holder of a valid and subsisting driver's licence and who, in the opinion of the duly qualified medical practitioner or optometrist, does not meet the medical standards prescribed in the regulations, or established by the registrar, for the class of licence held by the person.

Subsection 157(4.1) added

43          The following is added after subsection 157(4):

"Medical review committee" defined

157(4.1)    In this section, "medical review committee" means the medical review committee established under subsection (4).

Subsection 157(9) amended

44          Subsection 157(9) is amended by striking out "registrar" wherever it appears and, in each case, substituting "medical review committee".

Subsection 160(2) amended

45          Subsection 160(2) is amended

(a)by striking out "or chauffeur's licence or instruction permit" in clause (a); and

(b)by striking out "or permit of".

Subsection 166(1) amended

46          Subsection 166(1) is amended by striking out "270(7)" and substituting "270(1)".

Subsection 180(2.1) repealed and substituted

47          Subsection 180(2.1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Use of farm truck in duties of officer

180(2.1)    A farm truck may be used by an elected officer of a municipal council in the course of performing the elected officer's duties of office.

Subsection 180(4.1) repealed and substituted

48          Subsection 180(4.1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Exception to farm truck used for hire

180(4.1)    Notwithstanding subsection (4), an elected officer of a municipal council may use a farm truck in the course of performing the elected officer's duties of office.

Subsection 186(1) repealed and substituted

49          Subsection 186(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Seat belt assembly

186(1)      In this Act, "seat belt assembly" means a seat belt assembly as defined in the regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada).

Subsection 186(2) repealed and substituted

50          subsection 186(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Condition of seat belt assembly

186(2)      No person shall, on a highway, operate or permit the operation of a motor vehicle in which a seat belt assembly, or an automatic occupant protection system as defined in the regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada) and required by those regulations at the time the motor vehicle was manufactured in Canada or imported into Canada, has been removed, or has been modified or rendered partly or wholly inoperative so as to reduce its effectiveness.

Subsection 186(10) repealed and substituted

51          Subsection 186(10) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Requirement for seat belts on sale of motor vehicle

186(10)     No manufacturer of motor vehicles and no dealer, and no agent or employee of a manufacturer of motor vehicles or a dealer, and no other person, shall sell a motor vehicle that is, or is advertised to be, a motor vehicle of the model or make of the year 1971 or any subsequent year, unless the motor vehicle is equipped at the time of sale with a seat belt assembly or automatic occupant protection system, as defined in and required by the regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada), installed by the manufacturer.

Subsection 186(11) repealed and substituted

52          Subsection 186(11) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Removal of seat belts prohibited

186(11)     No person shall remove from a motor vehicle any part of a seat belt assembly or automatic occupant protection system as defined in the regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada) and as required under those regulations at the time the motor vehicle was manufactured in Canada or imported into Canada, except to replace broken, worn or damaged parts thereof.

Subsections 188(3) and 189(2) amended

53          The Act is amended by striking out "or instruction permit" wherever it appears

(a)in subsection 188(3); and

(b)in subsection 189(2).

Subsection 248(1) amended

54          Subsection 248(1) is amended by striking out ", chauffeur's licence, or instruction permit" in clause (8).

Section 251 repealed

55          Section 251 is repealed.

Subsection 265.1(3) amended

56          Subsection 265.1(3) is amended by striking out "for any purpose" and substituting "for the purpose of driving a commercial truck having a registered gross weight of 4500 kilograms or more and for the purpose of driving a public service vehicle".

Subsection 271(2) amended

57          Subsection 271(2) is amended by striking out "281" in clause (a) and substituting "335".

Section 272 repealed

58          Section 272 is repealed.

Subsection 273(1) repealed and substituted

59          Subsection 273(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Registrar's power to cancel or suspend

273(1)      The registrar may in accordance with this section, for contravention of the provisions of this Act or the regulations or for any reasonable cause that the registrar considers sufficient,

(a)cancel or suspend a person's licence or permit, or disqualify a person from applying for or holding a licence or permit in Manitoba or from operating a motor vehicle in Manitoba; and

(b)cancel or suspend the registration of a motor vehicle registered in the name of a person, and refuse to register a motor vehicle in the name of a person in Manitoba;

for such period as the registrar may consider sufficient.

Subsection 281(1) amended

60          Subsection 281(1) is amended by adding the following after clause (e):

(e.1)prescribe terms and conditions to be contained in, or deemed to be contained in, all contracts of carriage between motor carriers and consignors and consignees;

(e.2)prescribe the form and content of, and requirements relating to the use of, a bill of lading;.

Section 318.6 amended

61          Section 318.6 is amended by striking out clause (c) and substituting the following:

(c)review the driving record and determine whether or not the driver is fit to be engaged as a driver of a commercial truck having a registered gross weight of 4,500 kilograms or more or of a public service vehicle.

Subsection 319(1) amended

62          Subsection 319(1) is amended

(a)by striking out "but not in any case where the relevant fee is set out in the regulations or elsewhere herein" in clause (b); and

(b)by striking out "motor" wherever it appears in clause (vv).

Subsection 319(1) amended

63          Subsection 319(1) is amended

(a)by adding "scrappers" after "dealers" in clause (k);

(b)by striking out clause (l); and

(c)by striking out "wreckers permit" in clause (eee) and substituting "scrappers' and wreckers' permits".

Subsection 322(2) amended

64          Subsection 322(2) is amended

(a)by striking out "furnished" and substituting "furnish"; and

(b)by striking out "and instruction permits" in clause (a).

Subsection 327(7) repealed and substituted

65          Subsection 327(7) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Inspection of vehicles

327(7)      The minister or the minister's delegate may

(a)establish inspection stations at such places as may be selected and approved by the minister or delegate for the inspection of vehicles; and

(b)authorize persons to carry out the inspection of vehicles for the purposes of this Act and the regulations.

Withdrawal of authorization

327(7.1)    The minister or the minister's delegate may withdraw

(a)any approval of an inspection station given under clause (7)(a); or

(b)any authorization to conduct inspections given under clause (7)(b);

upon the service of a notice to that effect, and the withdrawal is effective immediately.

Coming into force of Act

66(1)       Subject to subsection (2), this Act comes into force on the day it receives the royal assent.

Coming into force of various provisions

66(2)       The following clause and sections come into force on a day fixed by proclamation:

(a)sections 3, 5, 6 and 8 to 16;

(b)clause 26(1)(b) of The Highway Traffic Act, as enacted by section 20 of this Act; and

(c)sections 21, 40, 41, 45, 53, 54, 63 and 64.