S-6.01, r. 2.2 - Pilot project to promote taxi transportation services requested using a mobile application

Full text
chapter S-6.01, r. 2.2
Pilot project to promote taxi transportation services requested using a mobile application
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES BY TAXI — PILOT PROJECT — MOBILE APPLICATION
Act respecting transportation services by taxi
(chapter S-6.01, s. 89.1).
S-6.01
November 26 2015
Revoked as of 26 November 2017.
DIVISION I
GENERAL
1. The Pilot Project to promote taxi transportation services requested using a mobile application (“Pilot Project”) is hereby authorized
(1)  to experiment and innovate in the area of taxi transportation services through authorization of a promotion on the fare for taxi travel requested using a mobile application; and
(2)  to collect information on the results obtained from the promotions offered.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 1.
2. For the purposes of the Pilot Project, “promotion” means the discount granted to a user of taxi transportation services for a trip requested using a mobile application. The reduction in the taxi fare may be in the form of a percentage or a set amount. The reduction may also be a pre-determined flat-rate amount for a trip between the pick-up point and the trip destination.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 2.
DIVISION II
PROMOTION OF TAXI TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
3. The rates fixed by the Commission des transports du Québec apply to all trips by taxi requested using a mobile application.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 3.
4. Despite section 62 of the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01), the promotions are authorized in all areas of Québec comprising taxi areas.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 4.
5. A promotion on the fare for taxi travel requested using a mobile application may be offered by
(1)  a holder of a taxi owner’s permit; and
(2)  a holder of a taxi transportation service intermediary’s permit.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 5.
DIVISION III
PROMOTION RULES
6. The terms under which users of taxi transportation services may avail themselves of a promotion on the fare for taxi travel requested using a mobile application must be publicized by the holder making the offer.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 6.
7. A holder of a taxi driver’s permit making a trip to which a promotion offered by a holder referred to in section 5 applies is required to honour the promotion.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 7.
8. At the end of trip by taxi requested using a mobile application for which a promotion applies, the vehicle’s taximeter must display the regular fare for the trip, before any reduction.
The regular fare for the trip and the amount of the promotion must appear on the receipt given by the taxi driver or on the mobile application used for the trip. The information must be retained for a period of not less than 6 months.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 8.
9. A promotion cannot be of an amount greater than the regular fare displayed on the taximeter at the end of the trip.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 9.
DIVISION IV
OFFENCES
10. A holder of a taxi driver’s permit who contravenes section 7 commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $500 to $1,000.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 10.
11. A holder of a taxi driver’s permit who fails to issue a receipt or retain the information as required by section 8 commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $300 to $700.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 11.
DIVISION V
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
12. The Minister of Transport is responsible for collecting information on the promotion of taxi transportation services requested using a mobile application in connection with the Pilot Project.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 12.
DIVISION VI
MISCELLANEOUS AND FINAL
13. The Pilot Project does not apply to the special rates determined by the Commission des transports du Québec for transportation to and from the Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport in Montréal and the Jean-Lesage International Airport in Québec.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 13.
14. The Pilot Project comes into force on 26 November 2015, except sections 10 and 11, which come into force on 26 December 2015. The Pilot Project terminates on 26 November 2017.
M.O. 2015-13, s. 14.
REFERENCES
M.O. 2015-13, 2015 G.O. 2, 2955A