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Motor Vehicle Transport Act

Version of section 17 from 2006-01-01 to 2024-02-20:


Marginal note:Unfair practices

  •  (1) If the Minister is of the opinion that a government in a foreign state has engaged in unfair, discriminatory or restrictive practices with regard to Canadian extra-provincial motor carrier undertakings that operate in that state or between that state and Canada, the Minister shall, with the concurrence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, seek elimination of those practices through consultations with that state.

  • Marginal note:Order in Council

    (2) If the consultations referred to in subsection (1) fail to result in the elimination of the practices referred to in that subsection, the Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs made after consultation by the Minister with the provinces that would be affected by the proposed order, notwithstanding anything in this Act or any other Act of Parliament, by order, subject to any conditions that may be specified in the order,

    • (a) prohibit or restrict the issuance of a safety fitness certificate under the authority of this Act to any foreign carrier, all foreign carriers or any class of foreign carrier;

    • (b) direct any provincial authority to suspend a safety fitness certificate issued under the authority of this Act to any foreign carrier, all foreign carriers or any class of foreign carrier; and

    • (c) direct any provincial authority to reinstate a safety fitness certificate suspended in accordance with a direction issued under paragraph (b).

  • Marginal note:Compliance

    (3) A provincial authority to which an order applies shall comply with it.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 29 (3rd Supp.), s. 17
  • 1995, c. 5, s. 25
  • 2001, c. 13, s. 7

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