BILL 57

An Act to Amend the Motor Carrier Act

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

1 Section 20 of the Motor Carrier Act, chapter M-16 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended

(a) in subsection (1.2) by striking out "subsection 6(3), 10(1) or 10(2)" and substituting "subsection 6(3) or 10(2)";

(b) by repealing paragraph (1.3)(a) and substituting the following:

(a) violates or fails to comply with section 8, subsection 10(1), section 12 or 12.2 or subsection 12.3(2), or

(c) by adding after subsection (1.3) the following:

20(1.4) A judge who imposes a fine for an offence under paragraph 20(1.3)(a) in relation to a violation or failure to comply with subsection 10(1) or section 12, or in relation to an offence under paragraph 20(1.3)(b), shall impose an additional fine of seven hundred dollars.

20(1.5) Without limiting subsection (1.4), the additional fine referred to in that subsection is an additional fine for the purposes of paragraph 14(5)(b) of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act.

2 This Act comes into force on July 1, 2001.