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O. Reg. 468/05: School Bus Offence - Service of Offence Notice on Vehicle Owner

filed August 19, 2005 under Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8

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ontario regulation 468/05

made under the

highway traffic act

Made: August 18, 2005
Filed: August 19, 2005
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: September 3, 2005

School bus offence — service of offence notice on vehicle owner

Service of offence notice

1. (1) An offence notice issued in a proceeding against an owner of a motor vehicle for an offence under subsection 175 (19) or (20) of the Act may be served by regular prepaid mail to the person charged, at the address of the holder of the plate portion of the permit as it appears in the Ministry’s records, within 23 days after the occurrence of the alleged offence.

(2) Service of an offence notice that has been mailed in accordance with subsection (1) shall be deemed to have been effected on the seventh day after the day it was mailed.

Certifying service on certificate of offence

2. If the provincial offences officer who issued the certificate of offence also serves the offence notice on the person charged, that officer shall certify on the certificate of offence the fact that the offence notice was mailed and the date it was mailed.

Affidavit of service

3. Where an offence notice is served in accordance with this Regulation by a person other than the provincial offences officer who issued the certificate of offence, the person shall complete an affidavit of service.


4. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day subsection 5 (1) of the Highway Traffic Statute Law Amendment Act (Child and Youth Safety), 2004 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.