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Under Prince Edward Island's (PEI) Highway Traffic Act:

Rear-Facing - Children must ride in a rear-facing car seat until they are a minimum of 10 kg (22 lb).

Forward-Facing - Children weighing 10 kg (22 lb) or more, but less than 18 kg (40 lb) must ride in a forward-facing seat.

Booster Seat - Effective January 1, 2008, Children must ride in a booster seat if they are over 18 kg (40 lb), are 9 years of age or less and are less than 145 cm (57 inches). Please note that maximum weight is based on booster seat manufacturer's recommendations.