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Agricultural Equipment Registration Exemption and Number Plates Regulations
made under Section 10 and subsection 25(1) of the
Motor Vehicle Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 293
O.I.C. 73-549 (June 12, 1973), N.S. Reg. 47/73
O.I.C. 78-244 (March 14, 1978, effective November 1, 1978), N.S. Reg. 52/78
O.I.C. 73-549, N.S. Reg. 44/73
A trailer used for farming purposes is exempt from registration when towed by a vehicle registered in the name of a bona fide commercial farmer.
O.I.C. 78-244 (clause (c)), N.S. Reg. 52/78
1 Where a farm wagon, farm trailer or farm implement, whether unladen or laden with the owner's farm supplies or produce, is being towed by a farm truck or by any self-propelled machinery, equipment or tractor designed and used exclusively for agricultural purposes and duly registered in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Act and the regulations thereunder, the farm wagon, farm trailer or farm implement shall be exempt from registration.
2 Where any self-propelled machinery, equipment or tractor designed and used exclusively for agricultural purposes is duly registered pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Act and the regulations thereunder, there shall be issued with respect to the self-propelled machinery, equipment or tractor a single number plate which shall be attached thereto in a place and position to be clearly visible from the rear thereof.