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Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Version of section 11 from 2014-06-19 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act, including regulations

    • (a) respecting the keeping of records and the provision of information to the Minister; and

    • (b) prescribing or providing for anything that by this Act is to be prescribed or provided for by the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Progressive application

    (2) Regulations prescribing a standard may be made applicable in respect of a specified proportion of vehicles of any class before those regulations are made applicable in respect of all vehicles of that class.

  • Marginal note:Incorporation by reference

    (3) Regulations made under this section may, in whole or in part, incorporate by reference, as it is amended from time to time or as it exists on a particular date,

    • (a) a document produced by a person or body other than the Minister; or

    • (b) a technical or explanatory document produced by the Minister including specifications, classifications, illustrations, graphs, test methods, procedures, operational standards and performance standards.

  • Marginal note:No registration or publication

    (4) For greater certainty, a document that is incorporated by reference in a regulation is not required to be transmitted for registration or published in the Canada Gazette under the Statutory Instruments Act by reason only that it is incorporated by reference.

  • 1993, c. 16, s. 11
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 223

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