V-1.3 - Act respecting off-highway vehicles

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2. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise:
(1)  owner means a person who acquires or possesses a vehicle under a title of ownership, a title involving a condition or term giving the person the right to become the owner of the vehicle or a title giving the person the right to use it as its owner charged to deliver over, as well as a person who leases a vehicle for a period of not less than one year;
(2)  road includes the roadway, shoulders and other parts of the right of way of the following thoroughfares:
(a)  public highways , namely, the roads and highways under the management of a government or municipal authority, including roads referred to in the Act respecting roads (chapter V-9) and public highways within the meaning of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), as well as any cycle lanes situated on them;
(b)  roads in the domain of the State , namely, roads situated on public land that is under the authority or management of a minister or a public body within the meaning of the Act respecting the lands in the domain of the State (chapter T-8.1); and
(c)  private roads , namely, private roads and highways open to public motor vehicle traffic; land occupied by a shopping centre and other private land where public motor vehicle traffic is allowed is considered a private road;
(3)  trail includes any trail situated on public land, including the trail known as the “Route Blanche” under the management of the Minister of Transport, and, on private land, any trail upon which the land’s owner or manager authorizes off-highway vehicles to be operated;
(4)  private land means any land or immovable, including the property of a municipality, that is not public land;
(5)  public land means any land included in the domain of the State within the meaning of the Act respecting the lands in the domain of the State;
(6)  maintenance vehicle includes groomers and graders, whether self-propelled or towed, as well as any other vehicle or combination of vehicles designed or used for trail layout or maintenance; and
(7)  off-highway vehicle means a snowmobile, a quad bike, a recreational off-highway vehicle, a trail bike, such as a motocross motorcycle, and any other motorized vehicle adapted or designed mainly for operation on uneven surfaces or on land that is unpaved or difficult to access, in particular on surfaces consisting of snow, ice, earth, sand or gravel, as well as in wooded areas and other natural settings.
2020, c. 262020, c. 26, s. 2.
In force: 2020-12-30
2. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise:
(1)  owner means a person who acquires or possesses a vehicle under a title of ownership, a title involving a condition or term giving the person the right to become the owner of the vehicle or a title giving the person the right to use it as its owner charged to deliver over, as well as a person who leases a vehicle for a period of not less than one year;
(2)  road includes the roadway, shoulders and other parts of the right of way of the following thoroughfares:
(a)  public highways , namely, the roads and highways under the management of a government or municipal authority, including roads referred to in the Act respecting roads (chapter V-9) and public highways within the meaning of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), as well as any cycle lanes situated on them;
(b)  roads in the domain of the State , namely, roads situated on public land that is under the authority or management of a minister or a public body within the meaning of the Act respecting the lands in the domain of the State (chapter T-8.1); and
(c)  private roads , namely, private roads and highways open to public motor vehicle traffic; land occupied by a shopping centre and other private land where public motor vehicle traffic is allowed is considered a private road;
(3)  trail includes any trail situated on public land, including the trail known as the “Route Blanche” under the management of the Minister of Transport, and, on private land, any trail upon which the land’s owner or manager authorizes off-highway vehicles to be operated;
(4)  private land means any land or immovable, including the property of a municipality, that is not public land;
(5)  public land means any land included in the domain of the State within the meaning of the Act respecting the lands in the domain of the State;
(6)  maintenance vehicle includes groomers and graders, whether self-propelled or towed, as well as any other vehicle or combination of vehicles designed or used for trail layout or maintenance; and
(7)  off-highway vehicle means a snowmobile, a quad bike, a recreational off-highway vehicle, a trail bike, such as a motocross motorcycle, and any other motorized vehicle adapted or designed mainly for operation on uneven surfaces or on land that is unpaved or difficult to access, in particular on surfaces consisting of snow, ice, earth, sand or gravel, as well as in wooded areas and other natural settings.
2020, c. 262020, c. 26, s. 2.