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Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Regulations

made under subsections 67(13) and 68(3) of the

Motor Vehicle Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 293

O.I.C. 2001-373 (July 30, 2001, effective August 1, 2001), N.S. Reg. 99/2001

as amended to O.I.C. 2015-96 (March 31, 2015, effective June 1, 2015), N.S. Reg. 123/2015


1     These regulations may be referred to as the Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Regulations.

Alcohol rehabilitation program

2     For the purpose of Section 67 of the Act, “alcohol rehabilitation program” means a program that is conducted, directed or promoted by a district health authority established under the Health Authorities Act for a person whose driver’s license has been revoked for an alcohol related driving offence or suspended under Section 279A of the Act.

Evidence of participation and rehabilitation

3     (1)    Every applicant for reinstatement of a driver’s license who is required by the Registrar pursuant to subsection 67(11) of the Act to participate in an alcohol rehabilitation program shall provide the Registrar with evidence of participation in an alcohol rehabilitation program and of satisfactory rehabilitation before consideration will be given to the application.


       (2)    Evidence of satisfactory rehabilitation required by subsection (1) may be provided by the district health authority that conducted, directed or promoted the alcohol rehabilitation program attended by the applicant.


4     A participant in an alcohol rehabilitation program shall pay costs in an amount of $455.00.

Section 4 amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 123/2015.