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Newfoundland Regulation 1997


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 45/97

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 45/97

Highway Traffic Hours of Service Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Highway Traffic Act

(Filed May 15, 1997)

Under the authority of section 197 of the Highway Traffic Act, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, May 7, 1997.

Ernest McLean
Minister of Government Services and Lands

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

        2.   S.3 Amdt.
Hours on duty

        3.   S.8 Amdt.
Hours of service


CNR 1001/96

        1. Paragraph 2(e) of the Highway Traffic Hours of Service Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (e)  "commercial vehicle" means

                      (i)  a truck, tractor or trailer or combination of them exceeding a registered gross vehicle weight of 4,500 kilograms, or

                     (ii)  a bus,

                    (iii)  a school bus,

                    (iv)  a school purpose vehicle as defined in the Bus Regulations, or

                     (v)  a disabled passenger vehicle as defined in the Official Inspection Station Regulations;

        2. Paragraph 3(h) of the regulations is amended by striking out the word "duty" and substituting the words "off-duty time immediately after arriving at the destination point".

        3. Subsection 8(2) of the regulations is amended by inserting the phrase "prior to completing 75 hours on duty" immediately after the words "off-duty time".