V-1.3 - Act respecting off-highway vehicles

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68. An off-highway vehicle may be operated on public land, subject to the conditions and restrictions imposed
(1)  by the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1), the Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species (chapter E-12.01), the Sustainable Forest Development Act (chapter A-18.1), the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1), the Parks Act (chapter P-9), the Environment Quality Act, the Watercourses Act (chapter R-13), the Natural Heritage Conservation Act (chapter C-61.01), the Act respecting agricultural lands in the domain of the State (chapter T-7.1) and the Act respecting the lands in the domain of the State (chapter T-8.1); and
(2)  by government or ministerial regulation, or by a by-law of a regional county municipality, elsewhere than on a trail or in areas subject to the conditions and restrictions referred to in subparagraph 1.
In addition, in the areas in which a lease, a right of occupation or a similar right has been granted under an Act mentioned above, the operation is subject to the authorization of the holder of the right unless otherwise provided in the Acts mentioned above.
Without restricting the other measures provided for in this Act, the Government may, by regulation, in the places that it determines on public land and subject to the conditions and restrictions on traffic provided for in other Acts, determine the speed limit, prohibit or restrict the operation of certain types of off-highway vehicles and maintenance vehicles and determine the periods of time and other special conditions applying to the operation of such vehicles.
Where a government or ministerial regulation is inconsistent with a by-law of a municipality, the former shall prevail.
2020, c. 262020, c. 26, s. 68.
In force: 2020-12-30
68. An off-highway vehicle may be operated on public land, subject to the conditions and restrictions imposed
(1)  by the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1), the Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species (chapter E-12.01), the Sustainable Forest Development Act (chapter A-18.1), the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1), the Parks Act (chapter P-9), the Environment Quality Act, the Watercourses Act (chapter R-13), the Natural Heritage Conservation Act (chapter C-61.01), the Act respecting agricultural lands in the domain of the State (chapter T-7.1) and the Act respecting the lands in the domain of the State (chapter T-8.1); and
(2)  by government or ministerial regulation, or by a by-law of a regional county municipality, elsewhere than on a trail or in areas subject to the conditions and restrictions referred to in subparagraph 1.
In addition, in the areas in which a lease, a right of occupation or a similar right has been granted under an Act mentioned above, the operation is subject to the authorization of the holder of the right unless otherwise provided in the Acts mentioned above.
Without restricting the other measures provided for in this Act, the Government may, by regulation, in the places that it determines on public land and subject to the conditions and restrictions on traffic provided for in other Acts, determine the speed limit, prohibit or restrict the operation of certain types of off-highway vehicles and maintenance vehicles and determine the periods of time and other special conditions applying to the operation of such vehicles.
Where a government or ministerial regulation is inconsistent with a by-law of a municipality, the former shall prevail.
2020, c. 262020, c. 26, s. 68.