O. Reg. 757/20: SHORT-TERM VEHICLE IMPOUNDMENT UNDER SECTION 172 OF THE ACT
filed December 15, 2020 under Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8Skip to content
ontario regulation 757/20
made under the
Highway Traffic Act
Made: December 10, 2020
Filed: December 15, 2020
Published on e-Laws: December 15, 2020
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: January 2, 2021
Short-term vehicle impoundment under Section 172 of the Act
Exemption from s. 172 of the Act, rental vehicles
1. (1) A motor vehicle that has been impounded under section 172 of the Act and was subject to a rental agreement at the time of its impoundment is exempt from the requirement under clause 172 (7) (b) of the Act to be impounded for the full seven days mentioned under that clause if,
(a) the motor vehicle is subject to a rental agreement that was for a term of 30 days or less; and
(b) the holder of the plate portion of the permit for the motor vehicle is a person in the business of renting motor vehicles to the public.
(2) A police officer is not required by subsection (1) to determine whether to release the motor vehicle before the expiry of the period of impoundment under clause 172 (7) (b) of the Act.