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Motor Carrier Fees Regulations

made under subsection 26(1) of the

Motor Carrier Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 292

O.I.C. 2002-571 (effective January 1, 2003), N.S. Reg. 153/2002

as amended to O.I.C. 2016-233 (effective September 27, 2016), N.S. Reg. 178/2016


 

1     These regulations may be cited as the Motor Carrier Fees Regulations.

 

2     Every motor carrier shall pay an annual fee for each public passenger vehicle that the motor carrier is authorized to operate, in accordance with the following scale:

 

                (a)    for each public passenger vehicle other than a school bus......................$515.30

 

                (b)    for each commercial van.......................................................................$257.65

 

                (c)    for an extra-provincial identification plate for each public

passenger vehicle with an identification plate of the category

described in clause (a)...........................................................................$257.65

 

                (d)    for an extra-provincial identification plate for each public

passenger vehicle with no identification plate of the category

described in clause (a)...........................................................................$515.30

 

3     In addition to any fee that a motor carrier may be required to pay pursuant to Section 2, where a motor carrier has been authorized to provide temporary service or under Section 9 of the Motor Carrier Act has been granted a temporary authority to provide a service, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $128.80.

 

4     In addition to any fee that a motor carrier may be required to pay pursuant to Section 2, where a motor carrier has been authorized to provide a single trip service, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $85.90 for each trip for each public passenger vehicle authorized to provide the service.

 

5     Where an authorized motor carrier transfers an identification plate from one public passenger vehicle to another, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $64.40.

 

6     Where an authorized motor carrier requires a replacement of an identification plate, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $128.85.

 

7     (1)    In this Section “Community Based Inclusive Transportation Organizations” means motor carriers who are eligible for and receive annual funding under the Community Transportation Assistance Program administered by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

 

       (2)    Community Based Inclusive Transportation Organizations are exempt from the fees in these regulations.

 

 


Legislative History
Reference Tables

Motor Carrier Fees Regulations

N.S. Reg. 153/2002

Motor Carrier Act

Note:  The information in these tables does not form part of the regulations and is compiled by the Office of the Registrar of Regulations for reference only.

Source Law

The current consolidation of the Motor Carrier Fees Regulations made under the Motor Carrier Act includes all of the following regulations:

N.S.
Regulation

In force
date*

How in force

Royal Gazette
Part II Issue

153/2002

Jan 1, 2003

date specified

Jan 10, 2003

87/2004

Apr 1, 2004

date specified

Apr 6, 2004

125/2007

Apr 1, 2004

date specified

Mar 30, 2007

415/2007

Oct 30, 2007

date specified

Nov 23, 2007

184/2008

Apr 1, 2008

date specified

Apr 18, 2008

175/2009

Apr 1, 2009

date specified

Apr 14, 2009

99/2011

Apr 1, 2011

date specified

Apr 15, 2011

125/2013

Apr 1, 2013

date specified

Apr 12, 2013

122/2015

Apr 1, 2015

date specified

Apr 8, 2015

178/2016

Sep 27, 2016

date specified

Oct 14, 2016

 

 

 

 

The following regulations are not yet in force and are not included in the current consolidation:

N.S.
Regulation

In force
date*

How in force

Royal Gazette
Part II Issue

 

 

 

 

*See subsection 3(6) of the Regulations Act for rules about in force dates of regulations.

Amendments by Provision

ad. = added
am. = amended

fc. = fee change
ra. = reassigned

rep. = repealed
rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

2(a)-(d).............................................

fc. 84/2004, 125/2007, 184/2008, 175/2009, 99/2011, 125/2013, 122/2015

3 ........................................................

fc. 84/2004, 125/2007, 184/2008, 175/2009, 99/2011, 125/2013, 122/2015, 178/2016

4 ........................................................

fc. 84/2004, 125/2007, 184/2008, 175/2009, 99/2011, 125/2013, 122/2015, 178/2016

5-6.....................................................

fc. 84/2004, 125/2007, 184/2008, 175/2009, 99/2011, 125/2013, 122/2015

7 ........................................................

ad. 415/2007

Note that changes to headings are not included in the above table.

Editorial Notes and Corrections

 

Note

Effective
date

1

The reference to Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations in s. 7(1) should be read as a reference to the Department of Municipal Affairs in accordance with Order in Council 2014-71 under the Public Service Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 376.

Apr 1, 2014

2

The reference to Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations in s. 7(1) should be read as a reference to the Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing in accordance with O.I.C. 2019-150 under the Public Service Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 376.

Jun 3, 2019

Repealed and Superseded

N.S.
Regulation

Title

In force
date

Repealed
date

240/1992

Schedule of Fees Payable by Motor Carriers

Jan 1, 1993

Jan 1, 2003

 

 

 

 

Note:  Only regulations that are specifically repealed and replaced appear in this table.  It may not reflect the entire history of regulations on this subject matter.