S-6.01 - Act respecting transportation services by taxi

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88. The Government may make regulations
(1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(1.01)  determining the maximum amount of the financial contribution that may be required for remunerated passenger transportation services by automobile under subparagraph i of subparagraph c of paragraph 3 of section 2 and subparagraph g of paragraph 3 of section 2;
(1.1)  setting, for each servicing area the regulation specifies, the maximum number of permits that may be issued by the Commission, identifying categories of services and prescribing conditions;
(2)  fixing the annual duties payable to obtain, maintain or renew a taxi owner’s permit, a taxi driver’s permit or a taxi transportation service intermediary’s permit, and prescribing any other conditions pertaining thereto, including the obligation for the holder of a taxi driver’s permit to comply with the assessment measures prescribed by regulation;
(2.1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(2.2)  fixing, for any period the Government determines, the additional annual duties payable to obtain, maintain or renew the taxi owner’s permits it specifies, the amount of which may vary according to the servicing area, the categories of services identified and the conditions prescribed under subparagraph 1.1 or the number of permits held by a same holder;
(2.3)  prescribing conditions relating to the collection, keeping and transmission of information under section 59.2 and conditions relating to the making of internal by-laws as well as standards for services rendered to handicapped persons;
(3)  prescribing the conditions the holders of a taxi owner’s permit of an area it indicates must comply with to serve the regional infrastructures or equipment it indicates and prescribing prohibitions as regards permit holders whose servicing area includes the infrastructure or equipment it indicates;
(4)  determining the places at which shared transportation services may be provided, fixing the applicable conditions and determining the fare for shared transportation by taxi, on the basis of the routes or services specified therein;
(5)  prescribing, for each class of automobile, the requirements and standards concerning the mechanical maintenance and the conditions applicable to the mechanical inspection;
(6)  fixing the duties payable for the acquisition of an interest, referred to in section 21, or the transfer of a taxi owner’s permit and prescribing the other conditions pertaining thereto;
(7)  determining, for the purposes of this Act, the cases in which and the conditions according to which a certificate containing the information referred to in section 31.1 must be furnished, the form and content of the certificate and the time when it must be furnished, and determining the servicing areas where a person must file such a certificate to obtain or renew a taxi owner’s permit or a taxi driver’s permit;
(8)  determining the conditions the holder of a taxi owner’s permit must comply with when offering or providing specialized transportation services;
(9)  for the purposes of section 27, determining for the areas and territories it indicates, the training qualifications pertaining to toponymic and geographical knowledge, and the qualifications relating to the basic knowledge, skills, abilities and conduct required to carry on the occupation of taxi driver in a particular territory;
(10)  determining the other information that must appear on a taxi driver’s permit;
(11)  prescribing pre-departure and post-departure inspection standards according to the class of automobile, and standards relating to the form and tenor of inspection reports;
(12)  determining the standards applicable to the communication of information for the purposes of section 54;
(13)  determining the data sheets, reports, files and other documents necessary for the purposes of section 59;
(14)  determining, for the purposes of section 61, alternate methods for calculating fares;
(15)  determining the conditions that a permit holder must comply with when entering into a contract that is referred to in the first paragraph of section 62 and that allows the holder to disregard the rates set by the Commission;
(15.1)  prescribing in which cases and on what conditions a fare may differ from the rate structure set by the Commission according to the technological means used to request taxi transportation services;
(16)  prescribing other charges that may be required for a trip;
(16.1)  determining the cases in which the holder of a taxi owner’s permit must equip the holder’s automobile with an electronic payment terminal, for debit or credit cards, which issues a transaction receipt and prescribing the obligations of the holder and of holders of a taxi driver’s permit with respect to the use of such a terminal; and
(17)  determining which regulations under this section carry a penalty under section 115 for any contravention.
A regulation made under subparagraph 5 may limit the use of an automobile to certain transportation services depending on the construction, maintenance, operation, custody, salubrity and identification standards established for such an automobile. The regulation may also prescribe the makes and models of automobile that may be attached to a taxi owner’s permit as well as the years of manufacture determined according to transportation services authorized by the Commission. It may also prohibit or make mandatory the installation and upkeep of equipment. The regulation may, for servicing areas it specifies, establish conditions, including standards and procedures, related to the manufacture, operation and upkeep of taximeters, require that taximeters be inspected and sealed at the intervals it specifies and prescribe the cases where a taxi must be equipped with a taximeter, and the place where it should be installed. The regulation may, where applicable, specify the technical standards and the functional capability of the equipment and devices indicated in the regulation and provide exceptions with respect to the transportation services and the territories indicated in the regulation.
2001, c. 15, s. 88; 2002, c. 49, s. 15; 2009, c. 17, s. 17; 2016, c. 222016, c. 22, s. 32.
88. The Government may make regulations
(1)  determining the maximum number of taxi owner’s permits a person may hold directly or indirectly, and providing for exceptions and, where applicable, their duration;
(2)  fixing the annual duties payable to obtain, maintain or renew a taxi owner’s permit, a taxi driver’s permit or a taxi transportation service intermediary’s permit, and prescribing any other conditions pertaining thereto;
(2.1)  prescribing the minimum provisions to be included in the conduct and ethics by-law that a permit holder must submit to the Commission for approval under section 34.1;
(3)  prescribing the conditions the holders of a taxi owner’s permit of an area it indicates must comply with to serve the regional infrastructures or equipment it indicates and prescribing prohibitions as regards permit holders whose servicing area includes the infrastructure or equipment it indicates;
(4)  determining the places at which shared transportation services may be provided, fixing the applicable conditions and determining the fare for shared transportation by taxi, on the basis of the routes or services specified therein;
(5)  prescribing, for each class of automobile, the requirements and standards concerning the mechanical maintenance and the conditions applicable to the mechanical inspection;
(6)  fixing the duties payable for the acquisition of an interest, referred to in section 21, or the transfer of a taxi owner’s permit and prescribing the other conditions pertaining thereto;
(7)  determining, for the purposes of this Act, the cases in which and the conditions according to which a certificate containing the information referred to in section 31.1 must be furnished, the form and content of the certificate and the time when it must be furnished, and determining the servicing areas where a person must file such a certificate to obtain or renew a taxi owner’s permit or a taxi driver’s permit;
(8)  determining the conditions the holder of a taxi owner’s permit must comply with when offering or providing specialized transportation services;
(9)  for the purposes of section 27, determining for the areas and territories it indicates, the training qualifications pertaining to toponymic and geographical knowledge, and the qualifications relating to the basic knowledge, skills, abilities and conduct required to carry on the occupation of taxi driver in a particular territory;
(10)  determining the other information that must appear on a taxi driver’s permit;
(11)  prescribing pre-departure and post-departure inspection standards according to the class of automobile, and standards relating to the form and tenor of inspection reports;
(12)  determining the standards applicable to the communication of information for the purposes of section 54;
(13)  determining the data sheets, reports, files and other documents necessary for the purposes of section 59;
(14)  determining, for the purposes of section 61, alternate methods for calculating fares;
(15)  prescribing the cases in which a discount may be granted on a fare and fixing the amount of the discount and determining the conditions that must be complied with by a permit holder entering into a contract under the second paragraph of section 62 allowing the rates fixed by the Commission to be set aside;
(16)  prescribing other charges that may be required for a trip; and
(17)  determining which regulations under this section carry a penalty under section 115 for any contravention.
A regulation made under subparagraph 5 may limit the use of an automobile to certain transportation services depending on the construction, maintenance, operation, custody, salubrity and identification standards established for such an automobile. The regulation may also prescribe the makes and models of automobile that may be attached to a taxi owner’s permit as well as the years of manufacture determined according to transportation services authorized by the Commission. It may also prohibit or make mandatory the installation and upkeep of equipment. The regulation may, for servicing areas it specifies, establish conditions, including standards and procedures, related to the manufacture, operation and upkeep of taximeters, require that taximeters be inspected and sealed at the intervals it specifies and prescribe the cases where a taxi must be equipped with a taximeter, and the place where it should be installed. The regulation may, where applicable, specify the technical standards and the functional capability of the equipment and devices indicated in the regulation and provide exceptions with respect to the transportation services and the territories indicated in the regulation.
2001, c. 15, s. 88; 2002, c. 49, s. 15; 2009, c. 17, s. 17.
88. The Government may make regulations
(1)  determining the maximum number of taxi owner’s permits a person may hold directly or indirectly, and providing for exceptions and, where applicable, their duration;
(2)  fixing the annual duties payable to obtain, maintain or renew a taxi owner’s permit, a taxi driver’s permit or a taxi transportation service intermediary’s permit, and prescribing any other conditions pertaining thereto;
(3)  prescribing the conditions the holders of a taxi owner’s permit of an area it indicates must comply with to serve the regional infrastructures or equipment it indicates and prescribing prohibitions as regards permit holders whose servicing area includes the infrastructure or equipment it indicates;
(4)  determining the places at which shared transportation services may be provided, fixing the applicable conditions and determining the fare for shared transportation by taxi, on the basis of the routes or services specified therein;
(5)  prescribing, for each class of automobile, the requirements and standards concerning the mechanical maintenance and the conditions applicable to the mechanical inspection;
(6)  fixing the duties payable for the acquisition of an interest, referred to in section 21, or the transfer of a taxi owner’s permit and prescribing the other conditions pertaining thereto;
(7)  determining, for the purposes of this Act, the cases in which and the conditions according to which a certificate containing the information referred to in section 31.1 must be furnished, the form and content of the certificate and the time when it must be furnished, and determining the servicing areas where a person must file such a certificate to obtain or renew a taxi owner’s permit or a taxi driver’s permit;
(8)  determining the conditions the holder of a taxi owner’s permit must comply with when offering or providing specialized transportation services;
(9)  for the purposes of section 27, determining for the areas and territories it indicates, the training qualifications pertaining to toponymic and geographical knowledge, and the qualifications relating to the basic knowledge, skills, abilities and conduct required to carry on the occupation of taxi driver in a particular territory;
(10)  determining the other information that must appear on a taxi driver’s permit;
(11)  prescribing pre-departure and post-departure inspection standards according to the class of automobile, and standards relating to the form and tenor of inspection reports;
(12)  determining the standards applicable to the communication of information for the purposes of section 54;
(13)  determining the data sheets, reports, files and other documents necessary for the purposes of section 59;
(14)  determining, for the purposes of section 61, alternate methods for calculating fares;
(15)  prescribing the cases in which a discount may be granted on a fare and fixing the amount of the discount and determining the conditions that must be complied with by a permit holder entering into a contract under the second paragraph of section 62 allowing the rates fixed by the Commission to be set aside;
(16)  prescribing other charges that may be required for a trip; and
(17)  determining which regulations under this section carry a penalty under section 115 for any contravention.
A regulation made under subparagraph 5 may limit the use of an automobile to certain transportation services depending on the construction, maintenance, operation, custody, salubrity and identification standards established for such an automobile. The regulation may also prescribe the makes and models of automobile that may be attached to a taxi owner’s permit as well as the years of manufacture determined according to transportation services authorized by the Commission. It may also prohibit or make mandatory the installation and upkeep of equipment. The regulation may, for servicing areas it specifies, establish conditions, including standards and procedures, related to the manufacture, operation and upkeep of taximeters, require that taximeters be inspected and sealed at the intervals it specifies and prescribe the cases where a taxi must be equipped with a taximeter, and the place where it should be installed. The regulation may, where applicable, specify the technical standards and the functional capability of the equipment and devices indicated in the regulation and provide exceptions with respect to the transportation services and the territories indicated in the regulation.
2001, c. 15, s. 88; 2002, c. 49, s. 15.
88. The Government may make regulations
(1)  determining the maximum number of taxi owner’s permits a person may hold directly or indirectly, and providing for exceptions and, where applicable, their duration;
(2)  fixing the annual duties payable to obtain, maintain or renew a taxi owner’s permit, a taxi driver’s permit or a taxi transportation service intermediary’s permit, and prescribing any other conditions pertaining thereto;
(3)  prescribing the conditions the holders of a taxi owner’s permit of an area it indicates must comply with to serve the regional infrastructures or equipment it indicates and prescribing prohibitions as regards permit holders whose servicing area includes the infrastructure or equipment it indicates;
(4)  determining the places at which shared transportation services may be provided, fixing the applicable conditions and determining the fare for shared transportation by taxi, on the basis of the routes or services specified therein;
(5)  prescribing, for each class of automobile, the requirements and standards concerning the mechanical maintenance and the conditions applicable to the mechanical inspection;
(6)  fixing the duties payable for the acquisition of an interest, referred to in section 21, or the transfer of a taxi owner’s permit and prescribing the other conditions pertaining thereto;
(7)  determining the areas where a person must, pursuant to the first paragraph of section 18 or paragraphs 2 to 4 of section 26, present a certificate of negative search to obtain or renew a taxi owner’s permit or taxi driver’s permit;
(8)  determining the conditions the holder of a taxi owner’s permit must comply with when offering or providing specialized transportation services;
(9)  for the purposes of section 27, determining for the areas and territories it indicates, the training qualifications pertaining to typographical and geographical knowledge, and the qualifications relating to the basic knowledge, skills, abilities and conduct required to carry on the occupation of taxi driver in a particular territory;
(10)  determining the other information that must appear on a taxi driver’s permit;
(11)  prescribing pre-departure and post-departure inspection standards according to the class of automobile, and standards relating to the form and tenor of inspection reports;
(12)  determining the standards applicable to the communication of information for the purposes of section 54;
(13)  determining the data sheets, reports, files and other documents necessary for the purposes of section 59;
(14)  determining, for the purposes of section 61, alternate methods for calculating fares;
(15)  prescribing the cases in which a discount may be granted on a fare and fixing the amount of the discount and determining the conditions that must be complied with by a permit holder entering into a contract under the second paragraph of section 62 allowing the rates fixed by the Commission to be set aside;
(16)  prescribing other charges that may be required for a trip; and
(17)  determining which regulations under this section carry a penalty under section 115 for any contravention.
A regulation made under subparagraph 5 may limit the use of an automobile to certain transportation services depending on the construction, maintenance, operation, custody, salubrity and identification standards established for such an automobile. The regulation may also prescribe the makes and models of automobile that may be attached to a taxi owner’s permit as well as the years of manufacture determined according to transportation services authorized by the Commission. It may also prohibit or make mandatory the installation and upkeep of equipment. The regulation may, for servicing areas it specifies, establish conditions, including standards and procedures, related to the manufacture, operation and upkeep of taximeters, require that taximeters be inspected and sealed at the intervals it specifies and prescribe the cases where a taxi must be equipped with a taximeter, and the place where it should be installed. The regulation may, where applicable, specify the technical standards and the functional capability of the equipment and devices indicated in the regulation and provide exceptions with respect to the transportation services and the territories indicated in the regulation.
2001, c. 15, s. 88.