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Newfoundland Regulation 1998


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 109/98

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 109/98

Highway Traffic Demerit Point System Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Highway Traffic Act
(O.C. 98-728)

(Filed December 23, 1998)

Under the authority of section 186 of the Highway Traffic Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. Johnís, December 23, 1998.

John R. Cummings, Q.C.
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


††††††† 1.†† S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

††††††† 2.†† S.5 Amdt.
Suspension of driverís licence

††††††† 3.†† S.7 Amdt.
Point reduction

††††††† 4.†† Schedule Amdt.

††††††† 5.†† Commencement


CNR 753/96

††††††† 1. Paragraph 2(h) of the Highway Traffic Demerit Point System Regulations is amended by adding immediately after the word "person" a comma and the words and comma "after December 31, 1999,".

††††††† 2. (1) Section 5 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after the words "probationary driver" wherever they occur the words "or novice driver".

†††††††††††† (2)Subsection 5(4) of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after the words "non-probationary driver" the words "or non-novice driver".

††††††† 3. (1) Paragraph 7(a) of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after the words "probationary driver" the words "or a novice driver".

†††††††††††† (2)Paragraph 7(b) of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after the words "non-probationary driver" the words "or non-novice driver".

††††††† 4. (1) The Schedule to the regulations is amended under the heading "Highway Traffic Act" by adding immediately after the row and columns referring to paragraph "55(4)(e)" the following:

 

55.2

3

Contravening restriction on novice or accompanying driver

†††††††††††† (2)The Schedule to the regulations is amended by deleting the portion of the table applicable to the Highway Traffic Driver Regulations and substituting the following table:

Highway Traffic Driver Regulations, 1999

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Subsection or Paragraph

Number of Points

Short Description of
Offences

5(2)(a)

3

Failure to have accompanying driver or qualified accompanying driver

 

5(2)(b)

3

Passenger in vehicle

5(2)(c)

3

Driving between midnight and 5 a.m.

5(2)(d)

3

No display of "novice driver" sign

6(1)(a)

3

Failure to have accompanying driver or qualified accompanying driver

6(1)(b)

3

Insufficient seat belts for passengers

7(2)(a)

3

Failure to have accompanying driver or qualified accompanying driver

7(2)(b)

3

Driving between sunset and sunrise

7(2)(c)

3

Driving on highway with speed limit over 80 kph

7(2)(d)

3

Carrying a passenger

8(1)

3

Driving between midnight and 5 a.m.

21

2

Operating air brake equipped vehicle without proper endorsement

26

3

Upgrading driverís licence without properly licensed driving instructor

Commencement

††††††† 5. These regulations shall come into force on January 1, 1999.