O. Reg. 439/01: ORDERS TO IMPOUND OR RELEASE MOTOR VEHICLES UNDER SECTION 55.1 OF THE ACT
filed November 30, 2001 under Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8Skip to content
ontario regulation 439/01
made under the
highway traffic act
Made: November 28, 2001
Filed: November 30, 2001
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 15, 2001
Amending O. Reg. 631/98
(Orders to Impound or Release Motor Vehicles
under Section 55.1 of the Act)
1. Ontario Regulation 631/98 is amended by adding the following sections:
Release of Vehicle Before End of Impound Period
1.1 For the purposes of subsection 55.1 (14.1) of the Act (release of vehicle before end of impound period), the prescribed class of persons and prescribed class of motor vehicles are:
1. Persons who,
i. carry on the business of renting motor vehicles to the public, and
ii. are the holder of the plate portion of the permit for the impounded motor vehicle.
2. Motor vehicles that are the subject of a rental agreement,
i. for a term of 30 days or less,
ii. between a person described in paragraph 1 and a person other than the person whose driving of the motor vehicle as described in subsection 55.1 (2) of the Act is the reason for the impound order having been issued in respect of the vehicle, and
iii. that does not name as an authorized additional driver or additional permitted driver the person whose driving of the motor vehicle as described in subsection 55.1 (2) of the Act is the reason for the impound order having been issued in respect of the vehicle.
. . . . .
3.1 (1) A copy of an order to release an impounded motor vehicle prior to the end of the impound period issued by the Registrar under subsection 55.1 (14.1) of the Act, or notice of it, shall be served on the person who applied for the order at the most recent address or fax number of the person appearing on the records of the Ministry and as soon as possible after the order is made.
(2) A copy of the order, or notice of it, may be served on the applicant,
(b) by registered mail;
(c) by regular mail;
(d) by courier; or
(e) by fax.
2. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day it is filed and the day subsection 5 (3) of Schedule O to the Red Tape Reduction Act, 2000 comes into force.