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Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations

Version of section 13 from 2013-11-08 to 2013-11-19:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Content of notice of defect

  •  (1) A notice of defect required to be given under section 10 of the Act must contain the following information:

    • (a) the name, telephone number, postal address and email address of the company giving the notice;

    • (b) the name of the manufacturer of the tire;

    • (c) the brand name, size designation, type and tire identification number for each tire in respect of which the notice is given, the period during which the tire was manufactured and any other information necessary to permit the identification of the tire;

    • (d) the estimated percentage of tires of the brand name, size designation and type referred to in paragraph (c) that potentially contain the defect;

    • (e) a concise description of the defect;

    • (f) a concise evaluation of the safety risk arising from the defect;

    • (g) a concise statement of the measures to be taken to correct the defect, including directing that the tire identification number is not to be removed unless the tire is destroyed or otherwise rendered permanently unusable;

    • (h) any conditions that relate to the correction of the defect; and

    • (i) the number, title or other identification assigned by the company to the notice of defect.

  • Marginal note:Notice requirements

    (2) A notice of defect required to be given under subsection 10(1) of the Act must be given in writing and, when given to a person other than the Minister, must be

    • (a) in both official languages; or

    • (b) in the person’s official language of choice, if it is known.

  • Marginal note:Additional information

    (3) The report referred to in subsection 10(6) of the Act must be submitted within 30 days after the day on which the company gives a notice of defect, and must contain the information required by subsection (1) and the following information:

    • (a) the number of tires affected by the notice of defect and the number of those tires for each size designation;

    • (b) a chronology of the principal events that led to the determination of the existence of the defect;

    • (c) copies of all notices, bulletins and other circulars issued by the company in respect of the defect; and

    • (d) a detailed description of the nature of the defect and its location on the tire, with any related diagrams or illustrations.

  • Marginal note:Content of quarterly reports

    (4) For the purposes of subsection 10(6) of the Act, the quarterly reports to be submitted following the report referred to in subsection (3) must contain the following information:

    • (a) the number, title or other identification assigned by the company to the notice of defect;

    • (b) the revised number of tires affected by the notice of defect, if applicable;

    • (c) the dates on which notices of defect were given to the current owners of the tires;

    • (d) the number of tires inspected by or at the direction of the company;

    • (e) the number of tires found on inspection to contain the defect; and

    • (f) a statement outlining the manner in which the company disposed of the defective tires.

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