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filed June 1, 2012 under Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8

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ontario regulation 119/12

made under the

Highway Traffic Act

Made: May 30, 2012
Filed: June 1, 2012
Published on e-Laws: June 1, 2012
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: June 16, 2012

Amending Reg. 628 of R.R.O. 1990


1. Section 6 of Regulation 628 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is revoked and the following substituted:

6. (1) A permit for a motor vehicle shall be validated by means of evidence of validation provided by the Ministry.

(2) Evidence of validation for a permit shall be affixed to a number plate for the vehicle in accordance with this Regulation, and the portion of the evidence of validation not intended for the number plate may be affixed in the appropriate space provided on the permit for the vehicle.

2. Subsection 10 (6) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(6) A person driving a motor vehicle or drawing a trailer on a highway under the authority of subsection 11 (4) of the Act is required to carry the applicable documents referred to in subsection (1) or true copies thereof, and must surrender them for inspection upon a demand made under the Act.

3. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:

Evidence of Validation Exemption

11.1 (1) Despite clauses 7 (1) (a) and (c) of the Act and despite subsections 4 (1) and 5 (1), section 6 and subsection 9 (1) of this Regulation, a motor vehicle may be driven on a highway after evidence of validation for the permit has been purchased but before it has been affixed to the number plate, if the following conditions are met:

1. The evidence of validation was purchased by means of an electronic transaction,

i. no later than on the expiry date of the old evidence of validation, and

ii. no earlier than nine days before the expiry date of the old evidence of validation.

2. A printed copy of the receipt for the electronic transaction is carried in the vehicle and is surrendered by the driver with the permit for the vehicle upon a demand made under the Act.

3. The number plates required for the vehicle remain properly displayed on the vehicle.

4. The old evidence of validation remains properly affixed to the number plate.

(2) The exemption described in subsection (1) is valid for a period of 10 days after the expiry date of the old evidence of validation.

(3) In this section,

“electronic transaction” means a transaction completed over the internet; (“opération électronique”)

“old evidence of validation” means the evidence of validation in force at the time the new evidence of validation was purchased. (“ancienne attestation de validation”)

4. Paragraph 5 of subsection 16.1 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

5. The driver of the commercial motor vehicle shall surrender the vehicle portion of the permits for the commercial motor vehicle and vehicle, or a copy of them, upon a demand made under the Act.


5. This Regulation comes into force on the later of July 1, 2012 and the day it its filed.