Bill 5: An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicles Act (Historical)
This bill was last introduced in the 17th Assembly, 5th Session, which ended in October 2015.
This bill has received Commissioner's Assent and is, or will soon become, law.
All sorts of information on this bill is available on the Legislative Assembly's website
- March 6, 2014 Passed Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 5, An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicles Act, be read for the third time.
- Nov. 7, 2013 Passed Mahsi cho, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 5, An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicles Act, be read for the second time. This bill amends the Motor Vehicles Act to: remove references to public service vehicles; add references to the registration permits, in- transit permits and short-term permits; define “driving record,” and clarify who may obtain access to it and under what circumstances; allow a person to apply for an early renewal of a driver’s licence up to one year before the date of expiry; allow the registrar to extend a driver’s licence or an interim driver’s licence for up to 90 days from the date of expiry; authorize the registrar to suspend a driver’s licence; authorize the registrar to suspend or cancel drivers’ licences if the registrar believes on reasonable grounds that a driver is not capable of operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; remove the prohibition on the use of flashing red and amber lights; remove the potential liability of a child passenger for not wearing a seatbelt or not being in a prescribed child restraint system; prohibit a driver from riding a motor vehicle if unable to reach the foot pedals or floorboards of the motorcycle; and make other amendments to improve clarity and readability.
- Nov. 6, 2013 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that Bill 5, An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicles Act, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
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