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Newfoundland and Labrador
Highway Traffic Driver Regulations, 1999
Under the authority of sections 55.1 and 186 of the Highway Traffic Act, the Minister of Government Services and the Lieutenant-Governor in Council make the following regulations.
† S.12 R&S
† S.23 Amdt.
††††††† 3.†† S.26.6 Rep.
† S.27 Amdt.
††††††† 5. † Sch. A Amdt.
††††††† 6.†† Commencement
††††††† 1. Section 12 of the Highway Traffic Driver Regulations, 1999 is repealed and the following substituted:
††††† 12. The registrar shall not issue a driver's licence to the persons referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) unless the driver has undergone a† medical examination and filed with the registrar a certificate from a qualified medical practitioner or a qualified nurse practitioner and completed in accordance with medical standards fixed by the "CCMTA Medical Standards for Drivers" made by the Canadian Council of Motor Transportation Administrators, and
†††††††††††† (a)† for a person who holds a class 1, 2, 3 or 4 driverís licence, the certificate shall be filed at the time of making the original application, every 5 years to age 45, every 3 years to age 65 and annually each year after age 65; and
†††††††††††† (b)† for a person who holds a class 5, 6 or 8 driverís licence, the certificate shall be filed at the ages of 75 and 80 years and every 2 years after the age of 80 years.
††††††† 2. (1) Subsection 23(2) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
†††††††††††† (2)† An approved driver education program may be established to teach proper and safe motor vehicle operation skills to persons 16 years of age or older who hold or will hold a driverís licence including a novice driver's licence.
†††††††††††† (2)† Subsection 23(3) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
†††††††††††† (3)† A driver education program approved under this section
†††††††††††† (a)† shall comply with the polices and guidelines which the minister may establish with respect to program content, duration, records, vehicles, instructors, materials and other requirements;
†††††††††††† (b)† shall provide instruction in a motor vehicle in addition to instruction held in a classroom; and
†††††††††††† (c)† may be cancelled by the minister in accordance with the policies and guidelines he or she may establish.
†††††††††††† (3)† Subsections 23(5) and (6) of the regulations are repealed.
††††††† 3. Section 26.6 of the regulations is repealed.
††††††† 4. Subsection 27(2) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
†††††††††††† (2)† The registrar shall require a person whose licence is reinstated under subsection (1) to provide proof of successful completion of one or more of the following programs as set out in Schedule A, within a time set by the registrar:
†††††††††††† (a)† an alcohol and drug education program; and
†††††††††††† (b)† an alcohol and drug dependency assessment, followed by an alcohol and drug rehabilitation program where the program is recommended in the assessment.
††††††† 5. Schedule A of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after the word "Alcohol" wherever it occurs the words "and drug".
††††††† 6. These regulations come into force on
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