TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario trucking industry is invited to comment on recently released draft regulations pertaining to motor vehicle repairs.
The Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, which released the draft regulations, has indicated that all comments received during the consultation will be considered during final preparation of the regulations.
Should carriers and other OTA members wish to provide feedback to the ministry on these proposed regulations, OTA will be making a formal submission on their behalf. The deadline for comments is Friday, Jan. 30, 2004. OTA members are encouraged to review the draft regulations (see below) and provide feedback to OTAs Geoff Wood by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, Jan. 23, so a formal submission can be prepared.
The draft regulation addresses the following issues: h information disclosed in estimates; h information disclosed in invoices; h signage requirements in repair facilities; h repair work authorizations that are not in writing; h exceptions to the minimum warranty on repairs.
A full version of the draft regulation can be obtained online at:
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