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

Act current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions

PART 13Transitional

Marginal note:Decisions that cease to have effect

 Decisions of the Board of Steamship Inspection that were made under the Canada Shipping Act, chapter S-9 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, cease to have effect five years after section 26 comes into force.

Marginal note:Acquired rights — registered vessels
  •  (1) Every vessel registered in Canada when Part 2 comes into force is deemed to be registered under that Part until its ownership changes.

  • (2) [Repealed before coming into force, 2008, c. 20, s. 3]

  • Marginal note:Grace period

    (3) A vessel that was not required to be registered under the Canada Shipping Act, chapter S-9 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, and that is required by subsection 46(1) to be registered under Part 2 has two years after that Part comes into force to comply with that requirement.

Marginal note:Acquired rights — licensed vessels

 Every vessel, other than a pleasure craft, licensed under section 108 of the Canada Shipping Act, chapter S-9 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, when Part 2 comes into force is deemed to be registered in the small vessel register referred to in subsection 43(1) until

  • (a) the earlier of the date the vessel’s ownership changes and five years after Part 2 comes into force; or

  • (b) in the case of a vessel that was issued a licence under that Act, the expiry date of the licence.

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 272;
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 28(F).
Marginal note:Certificates remain in force

 Subject to the provisions of this Act or the regulations respecting the suspension or cancellation of Canadian maritime documents, certificates issued under Part II, III or V of the Canada Shipping Act, chapter S-9 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, remain in force for the purpose for which they were issued.

Marginal note:Regulations remain in force
  •  (1) Regulations made under the Canada Shipping Act, chapter S-9 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, other than under any of the provisions listed in section 332 of this Act, remain in force and are deemed to have been made under this Act, in so far as they are not inconsistent with this Act, until they are repealed.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport or the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, repeal any regulations referred to in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Validity periods of certificates

    (3) Any certificate’s period of validity that is provided for in a regulation referred to in subsection (1) is deemed to have been specified by the Minister under subsection 17(1).

  • Marginal note:Canadian ships

    (4) Every reference to “Canadian ship” or “Canadian ships” in the regulations referred to in subsection (1) shall be read as a reference to “Canadian vessel” or “Canadian vessels”, respectively.

  • Marginal note:Pleasure craft

    (5) Every vessel that, immediately before the coming into force of Part 10, was a pleasure craft within the meaning of section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, chapter S-9 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985 (“that Act”), is deemed to be a pleasure craft within the meaning of section 2 of this Act until the Small Vessel Regulations made under that Act are repealed or the vessel is no longer a pleasure craft within the meaning of section 2 of that Act, whichever occurs first.

  • Marginal note:Offence

    (6) Every person who, or vessel that, contravenes a regulation that is in force under subsection (1) commits an offence and 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.

PART 14Consequential and Coordinating Amendments

 [Amendments]

PART 15Amendments to the Shipping Conferences Exemption Act, 1987

 [Amendments]

PART 16Amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

 [Amendments]

PART 17Repeals and Coming into Force

Repeals

 [Amendment]

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force
  •  (1) The provisions of this Act, other than sections 319 and 322 to 332, come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Shipping Conferences Exemption Act, 1987

    (2) Sections 325 to 330 come into force on the ninetieth day after this Act is assented to.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Sections 319, 322 to 324, 331 and 332 in force on assent November 1, 2001; sections 325 to 330 in force January 30, 2002; sections 1 to 270, subsections 271(1) and (3) and sections 272 to 318, 321 and 333, in force July 1, 2007, see SI/2007-65; subsection 271(2) and section 320 repealed before coming into force, see 2008, c. 20, s. 3.]

 
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