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S.M. 1994, c. 25
The Highway Traffic Amendment Act
(Assented to July 5, 1994)
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
Subsection 26(1.1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
Notwithstanding clause 24(9)(a), the registrar may issue a learner's licence to operate a class 5 motor vehicle to a person
(a) who is less than 16 years but not less than 15 years and six months of age;
(b) who 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; and
Subsection 31(6) is amended
(a) in the part preceding clause (a), by striking out "whose licence" and substituting "whose licence or right to have a licence"; and
Clause 264(1)(a) is repealed and the following is substituted:
The following is added after subsection 264(1):
The licence and the right to have a licence of a person who is convicted of an offence or an attempt to commit an offence under section 334, 335, 354 or 430 of the Criminal Code, committed in relation to a motor vehicle or any equipment that is permanently attached to a motor vehicle, is hereby suspended
(a) in the case of a first conviction, for a period of one year; and
(b) in the case of a second or subsequent conviction, for a period of 5 years.
A period of suspension imposed under subsection (1) or (1.1) commences on the later of
(a) the date of the conviction; and
Subsection 264(3) is amended
(a) by adding "or (1.1)" after "subsection (1)"; and
Subsection 264(15) is amended
(a) by adding "or (1.1)" after "mentioned in subsection (1)"; and
Subsection 279(1.1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
A person who is convicted of three or more of the offences referred to in subsections 264(1) and (1.1) committed within a five year period is not eligible to apply to the appeal board until the period of suspension or disqualification imposed in respect of the offences has expired.
This Act comes into force on a day fixed by proclamation.