4) Give an example of a law that has been enacted with respect to the operation of an automobile by each of the 3 levels of government of Canada.
Federal Government: the criminal code which is federal legislation that applies in all provinces, has several sections on driving offences.
Ex: Section 220 deals with criminally negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
- Sections 253, 254 and 255 cover impaired driving, driving with more than 0.08 mg of alcohol in the blood, and refusing to give a breath sample to a peace officer.
Ex: speed limits, rules respecting traffic lights and stop signs, and who has the right of way in various situations.
Ex: zoning, smoking, animal control, and the issuance of construction permits.