The Taxi Register is covered by the Act respecting the remunerated transport of persons by automobile, which came into force on October 10, 2020.

In accordance with article 72 of this law:

⟪The owner of a qualified automobile is required to see to it that the real-time geolocation device the automobile is equipped with transmits the data referred to in section 21 in accordance with that section to the following recipients:

(1)  a municipality, an intermunicipal board or another public body exercising the jurisdiction conferred on it by law as regards shared transportation in the territory in which the automobile is used and that, at its request, has been designated by the Minister; and

(2)  a transportation enterprise or other enterprise providing transportation-related services that is designated by the Minister.⟫

Also, in accordance with article 308 of the Act respecting the remunerated transport of persons by automobile, vehicles must remain connected to the Taxi register of the Taxi Bureau of Montréal. The operators will have to put in place some changes in order to transmit information to the Taxi Register, in accordance with Law 17.

In accordance with article 72 of this law:

⟪Until 10 October 2024 or until any earlier date or dates determined by the Government, owners, drivers, operators and dispatchers are exempted from their obligations under subparagraph d of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 20 regarding the real-time geolocation device, sections 21 and 57, subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph of section 58 concerning the device, section 72 and the second paragraph of sections 82 and 89.

The exemption provided for in the first paragraph does not apply

(1)  if an authorized automobile must be equipped with a real-time geolocation device on 9 October 2020 in accordance with the By-law concerning taxi transportation (RCG 10-009) made by Ville de Montréal;

(2)  if an authorized automobile is used as part of the pilot project referred to in subparagraph 3 of the first paragraph of section 297; or

(3)  in regard to all trips requested from dispatchers or from transportation system operators that exercise that function, if they process trip requests exclusively by the technological means referred to in section 93.

For the purposes of the first paragraph, the dates the Government may set may vary according to the territories it determines; in such a case, the exemption ends for all automobiles whose registration holder’s address is situated in the territory determined.⟫