Final-stage Manufacturer’s Document
6.5 (1) A final-stage manufacturer shall make an addendum to the incomplete vehicle document that contains the following information:
(a) its name and mailing address; and
(b) a clear and precise description of all the changes that it has made to the incomplete vehicle.
(2) The final-stage manufacturer shall retain and make available to the Minister, on request, the incomplete vehicle documentation referred to in subsection (1) and sections 6.1 and 6.3, for a period of no less than five years after the date manufacturing operations on the vehicle are completed by the final-stage manufacturer.
- SOR/2002-55, s. 5.
Final-stage Manufacturer’s Compliance Label
6.6 (1) Every final-stage manufacturer shall choose a date of manufacture for a completed vehicle that may be no earlier than the date specified by the incomplete vehicle manufacturer on its information label but no later than the date manufacturing operations on the vehicle are completed by the final-stage manufacturer and shall
(a) complete the incomplete vehicle in such a manner that the completed vehicle conforms to the standards prescribed for a completed vehicle of that class as of the date chosen by the final-stage manufacturer; and
(b) apply to the completed vehicle a compliance label in accordance with section 6, except that
(i) the date of manufacture referred to in paragraph 6(1)(b) is the date of manufacture chosen by the final-stage manufacturer, and
(ii) subject to subsection (2), the GVWR and GAWRs shall be those set out on the label applied by the previous manufacturer.
(2) If a final-stage manufacturer increases the GVWR or the GAWRs above those referred to in paragraphs 6.1(1)(d) and (e) and subsection 6.4(4) or new ratings have been displayed on an intermediate manufacturer’s information label, the final-stage manufacturer shall ensure that the new ratings are displayed on the compliance label for the completed vehicle and
(a) are increased in accordance with the written recommendations of the incomplete vehicle manufacturer or, if applicable, of another previous manufacturer; or
(b) are within the load-carrying capacity of the vehicle’s components when the vehicle is loaded for its intended use as a completed vehicle.
- SOR/2002-55, s. 5.
7. All the labels applied to a vehicle under sections 6, 6.2, 6.4 and 6.6 shall
(a) be permanently attached to the vehicle;
(b) be resistant to or protected against any weather condition to which the label may be exposed;
(c) have lettering that is
(i) clear and indelible,
(ii) indented, embossed or in a colour that contrasts with the background colour of the label, and
(iii) in block capitals and numerals not less than 2 mm in height; and
(d) have metric units identified by the appropriate name or symbol.
- SOR/82-482, s. 5;
- SOR/95-147, s. 2;
- SOR/2002-55, s. 6.
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