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

Act current to 2014-09-29 and last amended on 2013-12-01. Previous Versions

Offences and Punishment

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

    • (a) subsection 197(1) (ensure a pleasure craft is constructed in accordance with the regulations); or

    • (b) subsection 197(2) (selling a pleasure craft without a plate or label).

  • 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 $100,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than one year, or to both.

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

    • (a) a direction given under any of paragraphs 196(4)(b) to (e) (to operate or cease operating machinery or equipment, to not move a pleasure craft or to move a pleasure craft to a safe place);

    • (b) subsection 196(5) (give reasonable assistance, produce documents or provide information);

    • (c) subsection 198(2) (give reasonable assistance, produce documents or provide information);

    • (d) a direction given under section 199 (not to operate a pleasure craft);

    • (e) section 201 (ensure that a pleasure craft meets the requirements of the regulations);

    • (f) section 202 (obtain a licence for a pleasure craft);

    • (g) section 204 (operating pleasure craft without licence number marked);

    • (h) section 205 (defacing, altering, concealing or removing licence number); or

    • (i) a provision of the regulations made under this Part.

  • 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 11ENFORCEMENT — DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

“Minister”

« ministre »

“Minister” means the Minister of Transport.

“relevant provision”

« disposition visée »

“relevant provision” means a provision of this Act or the regulations that the Minister is responsible for administering, other than

  • (a) subsection 40(1) with respect to a provision of regulations made under paragraph 35(1)(e) in relation to any of Parts 7 (Wreck), 8 (Pollution Prevention and Response — Department of Transport and Department of Fisheries and Oceans) and 10 (Pleasure Craft); and

  • (b) a provision of any of Parts 5 (Navigation Services), 7 (Wreck), 8 (Pollution Prevention and Response — Department of Transport and Department of Fisheries and Oceans) and 10 (Pleasure Craft) or a provision of any regulation made under any of those Parts, except a provision of the regulations made under paragraph 136(1)(f) in so far as it applies in respect of Canadian vessels or foreign vessels.

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 210;
  • 2005, c. 29, s. 32.