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

Act current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2013-12-01. Previous Versions

Regulations

Marginal note:Regulations — Minister
  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations

    • (a) respecting the reporting of accidents or dangerous occurrences happening to or on board vessels, whether or not attended with loss of life;

    • (b) removing any reservation from Part 2 of Schedule 3 that Canada withdraws;

    • (c) respecting the use of photographs, film, video recordings or electronic images of the human remains of victims of accidents involving a wrecked vessel or an aircraft wrecked in waters; and

    • (d) prescribing anything that may be prescribed under this Part.

  • Marginal note:Regulations — Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada Agency

    (2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister and the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency, make regulations respecting the salvage of wreck or classes of wreck specified by regulations made under paragraph 163(2)(a).

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 150;
  • 2005, c. 2, s. 8.

Offences and Punishment

Marginal note:Contravention of paragraph 148(a) or the regulations
  •  (1) Every person commits an offence who contravenes

    • (a) paragraph 148(a) (render assistance after a collision); or

    • (b) a provision of the regulations made under paragraph 150(1)(a).

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months, or to both.

Marginal note:Contravention of Act or regulations
  •  (1) Every person commits an offence who contravenes

    • (a) paragraph 148(b) (failure to provide information after a collision); or

    • (b) a provision of the regulations made under paragraph 150(1)(c) or subsection 150(2).

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $10,000.

PART 7WRECK

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

“Minister”

« ministre »

“Minister” means the Minister of Transport.

“wreck”

« épave »

“wreck” includes

  • (a) jetsam, flotsam, lagan and derelict and any other thing that was part of or was on a vessel wrecked, stranded or in distress; and

  • (b) aircraft wrecked in waters and anything that was part of or was on an aircraft wrecked, stranded or in distress in waters.

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 153;
  • 2005, c. 29, s. 19.