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On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-07-15:

  •  (1) The national emissions mark is the mark set out in Schedule 2.

  • (2) The national emissions mark shall be at least 7 mm in height and 10 mm in width.

  • (3) The national emissions mark shall be located

    • (a) on or immediately beside the U.S. information label referred to in paragraph 35(1)(d); or

    • (b) on or immediately beside the compliance label applied in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations.

  • (4) The national emissions mark shall be on a label that

    • (a) is permanently applied to the vehicle or engine;

    • (b) is resistant to or protected against any weather condition; and

    • (c) bears inscriptions that are legible, indelible and that are indented, embossed or in a colour that contrasts with the background of the label.

  • (5) Subject to subsection (6), a company that has been authorized to apply the national emissions mark shall display the identification number assigned by the Minister in figures that are at least 2 mm in height, immediately below or to the right of the national emissions mark.

  • (6) A company is not required to display its identification number pursuant to subsection (5) if

    • (a) the company is authorized by the Minister of Transport to apply the national safety mark in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Safety Act;

    • (b) the company applies both the national emissions mark and the national safety mark to the vehicle; and

    • (c) the national emissions mark is on the same label as the national safety mark.

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