13. No authorization under this Act to operate an off-highway vehicle shall have the effect of exempting the operator of the vehicule from the obligation to comply with any condition, restriction or prohibition imposed by the competent authorities, including the payment of duties.
The provisions of this Act or of a municipal by-law that prohibit or restrict such operation do not apply
(1) to vehicles used by peace officers in the performance of their duties; and
(2) to vehicles used by trail security officers, by a worker in the performance of work being carried out, or by any other person for emergency or rescue operations, except on a public highway within the meaning of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2).