O. Reg. 226/15: DEMERIT POINT SYSTEM

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r15226
Published: 2015-07-24

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ontario regulation 226/15

made under the

Highway Traffic Act

Made: July 22, 2015
Filed: July 24, 2015
Published on e-Laws: July 24, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: August 8, 2015


Amending O. Reg. 339/94

(DEMERIT POINT SYSTEM)

1. (1) Item 28 of the Table to Ontario Regulation 339/94 is revoked and the following substituted:

 


28


Subsection 165 (1) of the Highway Traffic Act


3


Improper opening of vehicle door



(2) Items 36.2 and 36.3 of the Table to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

 


36.2


Subsection 159 (2) of the Highway Traffic Act


3


Failing to slow down and proceed with caution for emergency vehicle or tow truck




36.3


Subsection 159 (3) of the Highway Traffic Act


3


Failing to move into another lane for emergency vehicle or tow truck – if safe to do so




(3) The Table to the Regulation is amended by adding the following item:

 


42


Section 78 of the Highway Traffic Act


3


Driving with display screen visible to driver



(4) The Table to the Regulation is amended by adding the following item:

 


43


Section 78.1 of the Highway Traffic Act


3


Driving while holding or using hand-held device



(5) The Table to the Regulation is amended by adding the following item:

 


44


Subsection 148 (6.1) of the Highway Traffic Act


2


Failing to leave one metre while passing bicycle



Commencement

2. (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (6), this Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

(2) Subsection 1 (1) comes into force on the later of the day section 49 of the Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario’s Roads Safer), 2015 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.

(3) Subsection 1 (2) comes into force on the later of the day section 47 of the Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario’s Roads Safer), 2015 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.

(4) Subsection 1 (3) comes into force on the later of the day section 22 of the Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario’s Roads Safer), 2015 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.

(5) Subsection 1 (4) comes into force on the later of the day section 23 of the Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario’s Roads Safer), 2015 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.

(6) Subsection 1 (5) comes into force on the later of the day section 42 of the Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario’s Roads Safer), 2015 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.