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Motor Carrier Fees Regulations

made under subsection 26(1) of the

Motor Carrier Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 292

O.I.C. 2002-571 (December 17, 2002, effective January 1, 2003), N.S. Reg. 153/2002

as amended to O.I.C. 2016-233 (September 27, 2016), N.S. Reg. 178/2016


 

1     These regulations may be cited as the Motor Carrier Fees Regulations.

 

2     Every motor carrier shall pay an annual fee for each public passenger vehicle that the motor carrier is authorized to operate, in accordance with the following scale:

 

                (a)    for each public passenger vehicle other than a school bus......................$515.30

Clause 2(a) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 122/2015.

 

                (b)    for each commercial van.......................................................................$257.65

Clause 2(b) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 122/2015.

 

                (c)    for an extra-provincial identification plate for each public

passenger vehicle with an identification plate of the category

described in clause (a)...........................................................................$257.65

Clause 2(c) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 122/2015.

 

                (d)    for an extra-provincial identification plate for each public

passenger vehicle with no identification plate of the category

described in clause (a)...........................................................................$515.30

Clause 2(d) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 122/2015.

 

3     In addition to any fee that a motor carrier may be required to pay pursuant to Section 2, where a motor carrier has been authorized to provide temporary service or under Section 9 of the Motor Carrier Act has been granted a temporary authority to provide a service, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $128.80.

Section 3 amended: O.I.C. 2016-233, N.S. Reg. 178/2016.

 

4     In addition to any fee that a motor carrier may be required to pay pursuant to Section 2, where a motor carrier has been authorized to provide a single trip service, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $85.90 for each trip for each public passenger vehicle authorized to provide the service.

Section 4 amended: O.I.C. 2016-233, N.S. Reg. 178/2016.

 

5     Where an authorized motor carrier transfers an identification plate from one public passenger vehicle to another, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $64.40.

Section 5 amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 122/2015.

 

6     Where an authorized motor carrier requires a replacement of an identification plate, the motor carrier shall pay a fee of $128.85.

Section 6 amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 122/2015.

 

7     (1)    In this Section “Community Based Inclusive Transportation Organizations” means motor carriers who are eligible for and receive annual funding under the Community Transportation Assistance Program administered by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

[Note: The reference to Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations should be read as a reference to the Department of Municipal Affairs in accordance with Order in Council 2014-71 under the Public Service Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 376, effective April 1, 2014.]

 

       (2)    Community Based Inclusive Transportation Organizations are exempt from the fees in these regulations.

Section 7 added: O.I.C. 2007-568, N.S. Reg. 415/2007.