BILL NO. 13
2nd Session, 61st General Assembly
59 Elizabeth II, 2010
Motor Vehicle Act
The Honourable Ramona Jennex
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
First Reading: March 31, 2010
Second Reading: April 27, 2010
Third Reading: May 3, 2010 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
(a) enables a person requiring an alcohol ignition interlock device in another Canadian jurisdiction to obtain a Nova Scotia driver's licence with the same restriction upon becoming a resident of Nova Scotia;
(b) enables a person who has a revoked status in Nova Scotia for an alcohol-related driving offence and who has become a resident of another Canadian jurisdiction to obtain restoration of the privilege of obtaining a driver's licence in Nova Scotia in order to apply for a driver's licence in that other jurisdiction if the person has applied for participation in an alcohol ignition interlock program in that other jurisdiction and that other jurisdiction has advised the Registrar of Motor Vehicles that it is prepared to accept the person into its program; and
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 (1) Subsection 67(8) of Chapter 293 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Motor Vehicle Act, is amended by striking out "(d)" in the first line and substituting "(ab), (d) and (da)".
(4) Where the Registrar grants a change of status to a person pursuant to this Section and the person is not issued a license in the province of Canada referred to in the application within thirty days of the Registrar's approval of the application, the person's license status in the Province is deemed to be revoked and any conditions of restoration that were applicable before the status was changed to unlicensed continue to apply.
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