74. An owner of a registered road vehicle who is prohibited from putting a vehicle back into operation under section 188 or 189 or paragraph 2 of section 194 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) during a payment period prescribed for the vehicle in sections 19 and 21 to 24 is exempt from payment of the annual duties, additional annual duties, annual contribution of motorists to public transit fixed under section 88.3 of the Transport Act (chapter T-12) and contribution of off-highway vehicle owners fixed under section 49.1 of the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) for the duration of the prohibition. If the prohibition is lifted during the part of the 12-month period for which payment was required, the owner must pay, when the prohibition is lifted if it is lifted during that period, the duties and contribution for the part of that period not covered by the prohibition, and the fees prescribed in the Regulation respecting fees exigible under the Highway Safety Code and the return of confiscated objects (chapter C-24.2, r. 27), to be authorized to put the vehicle back into operation until the end of that period.
O.C. 1420-91, s. 74; O.C. 55-98, s. 16; O.C. 1246-2005, s. 21; O.C. 265-2007, s. 15; S.Q. 2010, c. 33, s. 39.