Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act

An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is, or will soon become, law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Motor Vehicle Safety Act for the purpose of strengthening the enforcement and compliance regime to further protect the safety of Canadians and to provide additional flexibility to support advanced safety technologies and other vehicle innovations. It provides the Minister of Transport with the authority to order companies to correct a defect or non-compliance and establishes a tiered penalty structure for offences committed under the Act. The enactment also makes a consequential amendment to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada Act.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Votes

Jan. 31, 2018 Passed 3rd reading and adoption of Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act

Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee, on Oct. 17, 2017

  • Kim Benjamin, Director General, Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation, Department of Transport
  • Alain Langlois, General Counsel and Deputy Executive Director, Department of Transport
  • Marie-France Taschereau, Legal Counsel, Department of Transport

Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee, on Sept. 28, 2017

  • Ian Jack, Managing Director, Communications and Government Relations, Canadian Automobile Association
  • George Iny, Executive Director, Automobile Protection Association
  • John Raymond, Director, Toronto, Automobile Protection Association
  • Mark Nantais, President, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association
  • David Adams, President, Global Automakers of Canada
  • Michael Hatch, Chief Economist, Canadian Automobile Dealers Association

Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee, on Sept. 26, 2017

  • Kim Benjamin, Director General, Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation, Department of Transport
  • Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada, Office of the Auditor General
  • Richard Domingue, Principal, Office of the Auditor General

Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee, on Oct. 17, 2017

  • Kim Benjamin, Director General, Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation, Department of Transport
  • Alain Langlois, General Counsel and Deputy Executive Director, Department of Transport
  • Marie-France Taschereau, Legal Counsel, Department of Transport

Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee, on Sept. 28, 2017

  • Ian Jack, Managing Director, Communications and Government Relations, Canadian Automobile Association
  • George Iny, Executive Director, Automobile Protection Association
  • John Raymond, Director, Toronto, Automobile Protection Association
  • Mark Nantais, President, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association
  • David Adams, President, Global Automakers of Canada
  • Michael Hatch, Chief Economist, Canadian Automobile Dealers Association

Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee, on Sept. 26, 2017

  • Kim Benjamin, Director General, Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation, Department of Transport
  • Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada, Office of the Auditor General
  • Richard Domingue, Principal, Office of the Auditor General