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Transportation Law - Motor vehicles and highway traffic - Liability - Provincial or regulatory offences

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Regional Municipality of York from an Ontario Court of Justice decision allowing the appeals of the respondents, Wadood and Davis, from their convictions for traffic offences. In separate incidents, Wadood was charged with an unsafe turn contrary to s. 142(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and Davis was charged with speeding contrary to s. 128 of the HTA. In Wadood’s case, the certificate of offence was incomplete, as it did not contain the municipality where the alleged offence occurred. Consequently, the officer...