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The Off-Road Vehicles Act

C.C.S.M. c. O31

The Off-Road Vehicles Act

1 (1) Definitions
(2) Repealed
2 (1) Application of Drivers and Vehicles Act definitions
(2) Meaning of other words and expressions
PART I
REGISTRATION OF OFF-ROAD VEHICLES
3 Registration and plating of vehicles
4 to 12 Repealed
13 (1) Age limit for registration
(2) Limitation on registration by minors
14 to 19 Repealed
20 Repealed
21 Offences respecting registration and insurance
22 (1) Production of registration certificate
(2) Production of evidence of insurance
(3) Operator to provide information with respect to owner
(4) Time for production of evidence of insurance
(5) Peace officer may stop off-road vehicles
PART II
MINIMUM SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
23 (1) Headlights and taillights
(2) When lamps required to be on
24 (1) Mufflers
(2) Spark arresters
25 (1) Compliance with safety standards by manufacturer
(2) Compliance with safety standards by vendors
(3) Alterations, etc. to comply with safety standards
(4) Equipment and components to comply with safety standards
(5) Homemade off-road vehicles to comply with safety standards
PART III
RULES GOVERNING THE OPERATION OF OFF-ROAD VEHICLES
26 (1) Age restriction
(2) Responsibility of owner
(3) Off-road vehicle registrable under Drivers and Vehicles Act
(4) Production of driver's licence
27 Passengers on an off-road vehicle
28 (1) Helmets required
(2) Where helmets not required
(3) Occupant roll-over protection
29 (1) Seat belt required
(2) Prohibition of removal of seat belt
30 Compliance with order of peace officer
30.1 (1) Identification of operator to peace officer
(2) Peace officer may stop off-road vehicles
(3) Exception re land owned or occupied by the operator, etc.
31 Careless operation
31.1 Reasonable and prudent operation
31.2 Transporting cannabis in or on off-road vehicles
31.3 Consumption of cannabis in or on off-road vehicles
32 (1) Certain operations prohibited
(2) Operation in parking lots
33 (1) Operation of off-road vehicles on highways
(2) Four-wheel drives prohibited from right-of-way
(3) Definition of "registrable"
(4) Repealed
34 (1) Where operation on the shoulder is permitted
(2) Method of operation on the shoulder
35 (1) Authority to cross a roadway and shoulder
(2) Licence requirement
(3) Clear view of crossing
(4) Rules before crossing roadway or shoulder
(5) Crossing roadway or shoulder at ninety degree angle
(6) Authority to cross a sidewalk
(7) Clear view of crossing
(8) Rules before crossing sidewalk
(9) Crossing sidewalk at 90 angle
(10) Stopping when sidewalk adjacent to roadway
36 (1) Method of towing
(2) Towing a disabled vehicle
(3) No towing across a roadway and shoulder
(4) Definition of "vehicle"
37 Only one off-road vehicle to cross roadway at a time
38 (1) Use of roadways in emergencies
(2) Definition of "local authority"
39 (1) Authority of a peace officer
(2) Requirements respecting off-road vehicles for emergency use
(3) Authority of peace officer to control traffic
40 (1) Permit for special events
(2) Terms and conditions of permit
41 Compliance with rules on highway
42 (1) Keeping to the right of the roadway and shoulder
(2) Manner of operating off-road vehicle on a roadway
43 (1) Duty of owner re operation by others
(2) Certain operators deemed to have owner's permission
44 (1) Owner liable for offence
(2) Operator liable for offence
PART IV
CONTROL OF TRAFFIC
45 (1) Rules respecting the operation of off-road vehicles
(2) Submission of by-law to minister
(3) Compliance with conditions
(4) Erection of off-road vehicle route signs
46 (1) By-laws respecting the operation of off-road vehicles in other areas
(2) Manner of making rules
47 (1) No cause of action against traffic authority
(2) No cause of action for operation beyond roadway and shoulder
(3) No cause of action against minister
PART V
ACCIDENTS
48 (1) Information to be produced in case of accidents
(2) Notice to owner of damaged property
49 (1) Report on accidents by operator
(2) Where operator incapable of making report
(3) Report by owner
(4) Report as soon as possible
50 Copy of report sent to registrar
51 (1) Onus on owner or operator
(2) Non-application of subsection (1)
52 Certain operators deemed agents of owner
PART VI
ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS AND SUSPENSION OF REGISTRATION
53 Detention of off-road vehicle
54 (1) Order for extending period of detention
(2) Notification of detention to owner
(3) Personal property to be returned
54.1 (1) Application of Drivers and Vehicles Act
(2) Application of Highway Traffic Act
55 to 57.2 Repealed
57.3 Repealed
58 (1) Certificate of conviction to registrar
(2) Fee for certificate
59 (1) Certificate of registrar as evidence
(2) Signature of registrar
60 Repealed
PART VII
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
61 Repealed
62 Penalties for contravention of section 25
62.1 Penalties for contravention of section 31
63 to 65 Repealed
66 (1) False statements
(2) Offence and penalty
(3)
(4) Seizure of permit or registration card
67 (1) General offences and penalties
(2) Judge may acquit or reprimand
PART VIII
REGULATIONS
68 Regulations
69 Repealed
70 Reference in Continuing Consolidation
71 Repeal
72 Commencement of Act