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Acadian Flag Number Plates Regulations
made under Section 38 of the
Motor Vehicle Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 293
O.I.C. 2011-429 (December 20, 2011, effective January 1, 2012), N.S. Reg. 325/2011
1 These regulations may be cited as the Acadian Flag Number Plates Regulations.
2 In these regulations,
“Acadian flag number plate” means a special number plate as described in Section 3;
“Vive L’Acadie Community Fund” means the Vive L’Acadie Community Fund established as a special purpose fund under Section 10 of the Finance Act.
Description of plate
3 On application to the Registry of Motor Vehicles in the form approved by the Registrar, and subject to these regulations, a person may be issued a special number plate that
(a) is 15.24 cm in width by 30.48 cm in length;
(b) shows an Acadian flag followed by blue letters and numerals on a silver white field; and
(c) bears the words “NOVA SCOTIA NOUVELLE ÉCOSSE” at the top, and is otherwise in general accordance with the number plate depicted in Schedule A.
Eligibility for initial Acadian flag number plate
4 A person who has made a contribution of $50 to the Vive L’Acadie Community Fund is eligible to apply for an Acadian flag number plate.
5 A person who has been issued an Acadian flag number plate may retain the Acadian flag number plate if an additional $50 donation is made to the Vive L’Acadie Community Fund, a special purpose fund created under the Finance Act, on each renewal of the permit for the motor vehicle for which the plate is issued.
Vehicle weight restriction
6 An Acadian flag number plate may be issued only for a vehicle that is a passenger motor vehicle or a commercial motor vehicle and has a registered weight of 5000 kg or less.
Depiction of Acadian Flag Number Plate