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Nova Scotia Oversize and Overweight Fines and Penalties

Any person who violates any of the provisions of Section 20, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 65, 69A, 70, 70A or 70B, subsection (1) of Section 83, Section 94 or 96, subsection (1) of Section 100D, clause (a) of Section 106A, Section 106G, 110, 111, 112, 116, 117, 121, 124, 130, 132, 145, 150, 164, 170, 181 or 188, subsection (1) of Section 191, subsection (4) of Section 192, Section 199 or 200, subsection (9) of Section 201 or Section 204, 242, 258, 260, 289 or 290 is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to the penalties provided for a category C offence in the Summary Proceedings Act. 2002, c. 10, s. 20; 2005, c. 8, s. 11; 2010, c. 61, s. 7; 2014, c. 20, s. 11; 2014, c. 53, s. 13.

The penalty for first offense is two hundred thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents ($237.50). For the second offense the penalty is three hundred fifty-two dollars and fifty cents ($352.50). For the third offense the penalty is five hundred eighty-two dollars and fifty cents ($582.50).

A person, who violates any regulation made under subsection (1) limiting the weights or axle weights of vehicles, shall pay, in addition to any other penalty prescribed by this Act or the regulations, a further penalty of:

WEIGHT

FINE

5,510 lbs or less

$1.25 for each 110 lbs overweight

5,511 – 11,023 lbs

$2.50 for each 110 lbs overweight

11,024 – 16,534 lbs

$3.75 for each 110 lbs overweight

16,535 or more

$10.00 for each 110 lbs overweight

and, in default of payment of the said penalty, to imprisonment for not more than six months.

https://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/sots/nssotbooklet.pdf

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/motor%20vehicle.pdf

https://novascotia.ca/tran/trucking/vehiclewghtsdims.asp

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