C-24.2, r. 52 - Regulation respecting identification stickers for parking spaces reserved for handicapped persons

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chapter C-24.2, r. 52
Regulation respecting identification stickers for parking spaces reserved for handicapped persons
HIGHWAY SAFETY CODE — INDENTIFICATION STICKERS — HANDICAPPED PERSONS
Highway Safety Code
(chapter C-24.2, s. 618, par. 20).
C-24.2
September 1 2012
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
1. Unless otherwise indicated, the legislative or regulatory provisions referred to in this Regulation shall be interpreted taking into account any amendments made to the provisions.
O.C. 798-98, s. 1.
DIVISION II
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR OBTAINING, RENEWING AND REPLACING IDENTIFICATION STICKERS ISSUED TO HANDICAPPED PERSONS
2. A natural person who wishes to obtain an identification sticker for parking spaces reserved for handicapped persons and the attestation certificate accompanying it shall meet the following requirements:
(1)  submit an application to the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec on the form provided by the Société, entering his name, address, telephone number, date of birth and driver’s licence number, where applicable;
(2)  forward, upon request, on the form provided by the Société, an evaluation stating that he is disabled for at least 6 months which causes him to lose his autonomy or that he risks jeopardizing his health and safety while travelling a distance that does not require the use of a means of transportation; that evaluation shall be done by one of the following persons:
(a)  a health professional within the meaning of section 4 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2);
(b)  a physiotherapist who is a member of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec;
(c)  a specialized instructor employed by a public institution referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
(3)  pay the fees provided for in the Regulation respecting fees exigible under the Highway Safety Code and the return of confiscated objects (chapter C-24.2, r. 27).
O.C. 798-98, s. 2.
3. For the renewal of the identification sticker and the attestation certificate accompanying it, a handicapped person shall pay the fees mentioned in paragraph 3 of section 2.
O.C. 798-98, s. 3.
4. For the replacement of the identification sticker and the attestation certificate accompanying it, a handicapped person shall meet the following requirements:
(1)  submit to the Société a written statement attesting that the document is illegible, damaged, destroyed, lost or stolen according to the reason invoked for its replacement;
(2)  pay the fees mentioned in paragraph 3 of section 2.
O.C. 798-98, s. 4.
DIVISION III
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR OBTAINING, RENEWING AND REPLACING IDENTIFICATION STICKERS ISSUED TO PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
5. A public institution referred to in the third paragraph of section 11 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) that wishes to obtain an identification sticker for parking spaces reserved for handicapped persons and the attestation certificate accompanying it shall meet the following requirements:
(1)  submit an application to the Société on the form provided by the Société, entering its name and address and those of the person authorized to submit the application on its behalf;
(2)  pay the fees mentioned in paragraph 3 of section 2.
O.C. 798-98, s. 5.
6. For the renewal of an identification sticker and the attestation certificate accompanying it, the public institution shall pay the fees mentioned in paragraph 3 of section 2.
O.C. 798-98, s. 6.
7. For the replacement of an identification sticker and the attestation certificate accompanying it, the public institution shall pay the fees mentioned in paragraph 3 of section 2.
O.C. 798-98, s. 7.
DIVISION IV
STANDARDS OF USE
8. A handicapped person who is the holder of an identification sticker or any person who is authorized to act for the account of a public institution shall respect the following standards of use:
(1)  inform the Société of any change of address within 30 days following the change;
(2)  inform the Société of the destruction, loss or theft of the identification sticker and the attestation certificate accompanying it immediately;
(3)  return the identification sticker and attestation certificate accompanying it to the Société where their use is no longer required or where the holder no longer meets the requirements of section 2 or 5, as the case may be;
(4)  not allow the identification sticker and the attestation certificate accompanying it to be used by another person or for the account of another institution;
(5)  hang the sticker from the rear-view mirror of the road vehicle only when the vehicle is parked in a space reserved for handicapped persons, in such a manner that the sticker is visible from the outside;
(6)  have in his possession the attestation certificate while using the identification sticker.
O.C. 798-98, s. 8.
DIVISION V
PERIOD OF VALIDITY
9. The identification sticker and the attestation certificate accompanying it are valid for a 5-year period.
The period of validity of an identification sticker and of the attestation certificate accompanying it begins on the date it is issued and ends on one of the following dates:
(1)  the last day of the month in which the holder has his birthday following the fifth year after the date of issue where the holder is a handicapped person;
(2)  31 October following the fifth year after the date of issue where the holder is a public institution.
O.C. 798-98, s. 9.
DIVISION VI
FINAL
10. This Regulation replaces:
(1)  the Regulation respecting removable stickers issued to handicapped persons (O.C. 1824-88, 88-12-07);
(2)  the Regulation respecting identification stickers issued to handicapped persons and to public institutions (O.C. 1689-87, 87-11-04).
O.C. 798-98, s. 10.
11. (Omitted).
O.C. 798-98, s. 11.
REFERENCES
O.C. 798-98, 1998 G.O. 2, 2222