Acts and Regulations

M-17 - Motor Vehicle Act

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Registration of vehicles
17(1)Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, or by a regulation or order made thereunder, no person shall operate, and no owner shall permit to be operated on a highway, a vehicle required to be registered under this Part
(a) that is not registered,
(a.1) that is registered as a salvage vehicle or a non-repairable vehicle;
(b) the registration of which has expired, or
(c) while the registration of such vehicle is revoked or suspended.
17(2)On the hearing of an information charging a violation of subsection (1) the onus of proof that he did not know that the vehicle was registered as a salvage vehicle or a non-repairable vehicle, that the registration of the vehicle was revoked or suspended or that the registration thereof had expired, or that the vehicle was being operated without his permission shall be on the defendant.
1955, c.13, s.11; 1961-62, c.62, s.4; 1996, c.43, s.3; 1998, c.5, s.2