Bill 181 2009
An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act with respect to aftermarket brake pad standards and specifications
Note: This Act amends the Highway Traffic Act. For the legislative history of the Act, see the Table of Consolidated Public Statutes – Detailed Legislative History at www.e-Laws.gov.on.ca.
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:
1. (1) Section 64 of the Highway Traffic Act is amended by adding the following subsection:
Aftermarket brake pads
(1.1) If a motor vehicle described in subsection (1) is equipped with aftermarket brake pads,
(a) the brake pads shall meet the prescribed standards and specifications; and
(b) the brake pads shall not contain asbestos.
(2) Subsection 64 (6) of the Act is amended by adding the following clause:
(b.1) prescribing standards and specifications for aftermarket brake pads for the purposes of clause (1.1) (a), including prescribing edge code marking requirements;
2. This Act comes into force six months after the day it receives Royal Assent.
3. The short title of this Act is the Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Aftermarket Brake Pad Standards), 2009.
The Bill amends the Highway Traffic Act to require that motor vehicles, other than motorcycles, that are equipped with aftermarket brake pads be equipped with brake pads that meet the prescribed standards and specifications and that do not contain asbestos.