Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (S.C. 2001, c. 26)

Assented to 2001-11-01

 Subsection 5(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Civil salvage
  • 5. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the law relating to civil salvage, whether of life or property, applies in relation to salvage services rendered in assisting any Crown ship or aircraft, or in saving life from a Crown ship or aircraft, or in saving any cargo or apparel belonging to the Crown, in the same manner as if the ship, aircraft, cargo or apparel belonged to a private person.

Marginal note:1998, c. 16, s. 32

 Subsection 6(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Ascertaining tonnage of ship

    (2) If, for the purposes of any proceedings under this Act, it is necessary to ascertain the tonnage of a ship that has not been determined by a tonnage measurer appointed under section 24 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, the tonnage of the ship must be determined by a tonnage measurer appointed under that section.

 Subsection 7(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Limitation period for salvage proceedings
  • 7. (1) Section 145 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 applies in respect of salvage services rendered to Crown ships or aircraft as it applies in respect of salvage services rendered to other ships or aircraft.

R.S., c. 1 (2nd Supp.)Customs Act

 The portion of subsection 16(2) of the Customs Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Report of wreck and liability for duties

    (2) If any wreck that has come into Canada from outside Canada is released to a person under section 158 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, that person

R.S., c. F-14Fisheries Act

 Subsection 38(7) of the Fisheries Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Inconsistent orders

    (7) Any requirement or direction of an inspector under this section that is inconsistent with any direction of a marine safety inspector under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 is void to the extent of the inconsistency.

 Subsection 42(7) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (7) Subsections (1) to (3) do not apply in respect of any deposit of a deleterious substance that, within the meaning of Part 8 or 9 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, constitutes a discharge of a pollutant caused by or otherwise attributable to a vessel.