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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005


Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005 Chapter 25

CHAPTER 25

AN ACT TO AMEND THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT AND THE PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT

(Assented to May 19, 2005)

Analysis


              HIGHWAY TRAFFIC
ACT

        1.   S.16.1 Amdt.
Non-payment of fines

              PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT

        2.   S.27 Amdt.
Judge to notify Registrar of Motor Vehicles


Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT


 

RSNL1990 cH-3
as amended

        1. Section 16.1 of the Highway Traffic Act is amended by renumbering it as subsection 16.1(1) and by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who has failed to pay a fine relating to a conviction for a violation of a regulation made under the City of St. John's Act, the City of Corner Brook Act, the City of Mount Pearl Act, the Municipalities Act, 1999 or the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 that does not involve the operation of a motor vehicle.

PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT

SNL1995 cP-31.1
as amended

        2. Section 27 of the Provincial Offences Act is amended by renumbering it as subsection 27(1) and by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a conviction for a violation of a regulation made under the City of St. John's Act, the City of Corner Brook Act, the City of Mount Pearl Act, the Municipalities Act, 1999 or  the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 that does not involve the operation of a motor vehicle.

             (3)  In subsection (2), "motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle as defined in paragraph 2(oo) of the Highway Traffic Act.