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An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Act

Legislature :
55
Session :
1
Bill No. :
80
Member :
Hon. Mr. Steeves
First Reading :
2004-6-29
Second Reading :
2004-6-29
Committee of the Whole :
2004-6-30
Amended :
Third Reading :
2004-6-30
Royal Assent :
2004-6-30
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Bill 80

Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           Section 17.1 of the Motor Vehicle Act, chapter M-17 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by adding before subsection (4) the following:



17.1(3.2)      A peace officer may seize a motor vehicle and cause the motor vehicle to be impounded if



(a)               the driver of the motor vehicle is unable to present and deliver to the peace officer a motor vehicle liability insurance card under paragraph 28(2)(b), and



(b)               the registered owner has been convicted of an offence under subsection (2) within the previous twenty-four months.



2                           This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.



EXPLANATORY NOTES



Section 1



New provision.



Section 2



Commencement provision.

 

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