Current Regulations

On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations (SOR/2003-2)

The On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations introduce more stringent national emission standards for on-road vehicles and engines and a new regulatory framework under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA, 1999). These Regulations for controlling emissions from on-road vehicles and engines came into effect on January 1, 2004.

Contact Information:

Regulatory Administration Section,Transportation Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-420-4216
Email address:

Information to Help in Complying with the Regulations:

The contents of regulations and other regulatory instruments can be confusing for those who are not skilled in reading legal documents, or who may have difficulty understanding technical content. To help regulatees comply with regulatory requirements, materials that present legal or technical content in a more easily understandable format are provided. See "Other Useful Links" below.

Publication Information:

Canada Gazette Date published Volume and number
Part 1: 2002-03-30 Vol. 136, No. 13
Part 2: 2003-01-01 Vol. 137 No. 1

Regulatory Text in HTML and PDF:


Other Useful Links:

For the Regulations, compliance-related materials include:

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