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On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations

Version of section 6 from 2014-01-01 to 2015-07-15:

  •  (1) In these Regulations, subject to subsection (3), the following classes of vehicles are prescribed for the purposes of the definition vehicle in section 149 of the Act:

    • (a) light-duty vehicles;

    • (b) light-duty trucks, namely, light light-duty trucks and heavy light-duty trucks;

    • (c) medium-duty passenger vehicles;

    • (d) complete heavy-duty vehicles;

    • (e) heavy-duty vehicles; and

    • (f) motorcycles.

  • (2) In these Regulations, subject to subsection (3), heavy-duty engines are prescribed for the purposes of the definition engine in section 149 of the Act.

  • (3) The prescribed classes of vehicles and engines referred to in subsections (1) and (2) do not include

    • (a) any vehicle whose main assembly was completed 15 years or more before the date of its importation into Canada; or

    • (b) any vehicle or engine that is being exported and that is accompanied by written evidence establishing that it will not be sold or used in Canada.

  • (4) For the purpose of section 152 of the Act, the prescribed vehicles and engines are the classes of vehicles referred to in subsection (1) whose main assembly is completed in Canada and the engines referred to in subsection (2) whose manufacture is completed in Canada, except

    • (a) any vehicle or engine that will be used in Canada solely for purposes of exhibition, demonstration, evaluation or testing;

    • (b) any engine that is to be installed in a heavy-duty vehicle before the first retail sale of the vehicle; and

    • (c) any engine that is to be installed as a replacement in a heavy-duty vehicle that has a national emissions mark applied to it if the replacement engine

      • (i) is of the same model year as the original engine, and

      • (ii) is identical to the original engine in all respects material to emissions.

  • SOR/2013-8, s. 4

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