C-24.2, r. 6.2 - Ministerial Order concerning operation of military-type vehicles on public highways

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chapter C-24.2, r. 6.2
Ministerial Order concerning operation of military-type vehicles on public highways
HIGHWAY SAFETY CODE — MILITARY-TYPE VEHICLES
Highway Safety Code
(chapter C-24.2, s. 633.2).
C-24.2
July 15 2019August 22 2019
M.O. 2019-13; M.O. 2020-08, s. 1.
1. The application of the fifth paragraph of sections 21 and 31.1 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), as regards the prohibition to drive on a public highway a vehicle that has been restricted to off-highway use by its manufacturer or importer, section 212 of the Code and section 13.1 of the Regulation respecting safety standards for road vehicles (chapter C-24.2, r. 32) with respect to any person who puts into operation a military-type vehicle on a public highway is suspended insofar as
(1)  the vehicle is operated on a public highway, other than an autoroute or a limited access highway, where the maximum speed allowed is equal to or under 70 km/h; and
(2)  the vehicle
(a)  has the same configuration as that of a road vehicle intended to be operated on a public highway;
(b)  (subparagraph revoked);
(c)  is registered as a restricted operation vehicle and is equipped with a licence plate bearing the prefix “C” in accordance with section 137 of the Regulation respecting road vehicle registration (chapter C-24.2, r. 29); and
(d)  has undergone a mechanical inspection and is equipped with an inspection sticker in accordance with the Highway Safety Code and the Regulation respecting safety standards for road vehicles.
A military-type vehicle referred to in the first paragraph is authorized
(1)  to cross, at right angles, a public highway, other than an autoroute or a limited access highway, where the maximum speed is over 70 km/h;
(2)  to be operated on any public highway if the vehicle belongs to the Gouvernement du Québec or a municipality.
2019-13M.O. 2019-13, s. 1; 2020-08M.O. 2020-08, s. 2.
1.1. The suspension of the application of the provisions set out in the first paragraph of section 1 also applies to every person who puts into operation a military-type vehicle on any public highway, insofar as that vehicle meets the following conditions:
(1)  it has the same configuration as that of a road vehicle intended to be operated on a public highway;
(2)  it is, in the opinion of an engineer, safe to operate on any public highway following a verification of its components and assembly that takes into account the year of manufacture of the vehicle;
(3)  it underwent a mechanical inspection after the engineer issued a favourable opinion in accordance with paragraph 2 of the first paragraph, and it is equipped with an inspection sticker in accordance with the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) and the Regulation respecting safety standards for road vehicles (chapter C-24.2, r. 32).
However, in the case of a military-type vehicle that, before 22 August 2019, was registered by its owner or held in stock by a road vehicle dealer for sale:
(1)  paragraph 2 of the first paragraph does not apply;
(2)  paragraphs 1 and 3 of the first paragraph apply, with the necessary modifications.
For the purposes of this Order, an engineer is a person who is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec or any other person legally authorized to practise the profession in Québec.
2020-08M.O. 2020-08, s. 3.
1.2. To obtain the registration of a military-type vehicle referred to in section 1.1, other than the type referred to in the second paragraph of this section, as well as the authorization to put it into operation on any public highway, the owner must provide, in addition to the information required by the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) and the regulations, a certificate by an engineer that contains the following information:
(1)  the date of the verification and the certificate;
(2)  a description of the vehicle, including its identification number, make, model, year of manufacture, number of engine cylinders, engine displacement and type of fuel;
(3)  the net mass of the vehicle and its gross vehicle weight rating;
(4)  the engineer’s declaration stating that the vehicle is safe to operate on any public highway;
(5)  the engineer’s name, address, signature and, as the case may be, member number or temporary licence number issued under the Engineers Act (chapter I-9).
The certificate must be prepared using the form published on the website of the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec.
2020-08M.O. 2020-08, s. 3.
2. (Omitted in part).
It is revoked on 7 august, 2024.
2019-13M.O. 2019-13, s. 2.
REFERENCES
M.O. 2019-13, 2019 G.O. 2, 1765
2020-08, 2020 G.O. 2, 1629M.O. 2020-08, 2020 G.O. 2, 1629