Motor Vehicle Safety Act (1993, c. 16)

Content last updated 2014.09.03

Summary Description

An Act to regulate the manufacture and importation of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment to reduce the risk of death, injury and damage to property and the environment

Administration: Minister of Transport

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (CMVSS)

The Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (CMVSS) are created as sections within the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seat Safety Regulations, the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations and the Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations

Bills (specific to the act)

Links to Bills are directed to the Parliament of Canada LEGISinfo website (http://www.parl.gc.ca/LEGISINFO/index.asp).

41st Parliament – 2nd Session
(October 16, 2013 - )

Regulatory Initiatives (specific to the act)

Depending on the date, amendments listed may not yet be included in the consolidated text.

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Various Amendments)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 9 — April 23, 2014
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Various Amendments)
SOR/2014-82 April 4, 2014
Comes into force April 23, 2014.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 147, No. 22 — June 1, 2013
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Various Amendments) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 121, 206, 223 and 301.2)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 147, No. 26 — December 18, 2013
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 121, 206, 223 and 301.2)
SOR/2013-220 November 29, 2013
Comes into force December 18, 2013.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 146, No. 40 — October 6, 2012
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 121, 206, 223 and 301.2) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 108 and 131) (proposed)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 147, No. 49 — December 7, 2013
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 108 and 131) (proposed)

Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations new

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 147, No. 24 — November 20, 2013
Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations
SOR/2013-198 November 8, 2013
Comes into force November 20, 2013.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 146, No. 6 — February 11, 2012
Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations (proposed)

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 147, No. 13 — June 19, 2013
Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act
SOR/2013-117 May 31, 2013
Comes into force June 19, 2013.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 145, No. 48 — November 26, 2011
Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 126)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 147, No. 8 — April 10, 2013
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 126)
SOR/2013-55 March 21, 2013
Comes into force April 10, 2013.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 146, No. 40 — October 6, 2012
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 126) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 101, 105, 122 and 135) (proposed)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 146, No. 40 — October 6, 2012
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 101, 105, 122 and 135) (proposed)

Government Notices (specific to the act)

No current notices.

 

News Releases / Media Advisories

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