Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act

Version of section 61 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-06-30:

Marginal note:Investigations under section 477 of Canada Shipping Act
  •  (1) For the sole purpose of enabling the completion under section 477 of the Canada Shipping Act of an investigation by a person, or by persons who include a person, who is appointed as an investigator under section 9 of this Act into, or into matters that include, the causes and contributing factors of an accident on a ship, where the investigation was commenced but not completed before the day on which section 54 of this Act comes into force,

    • (a) that person continues to have the same powers and duties under the Canada Shipping Act as the person had before the person’s appointment under this Act;

    • (b) the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board shall make the services of that person available to the Minister of Transport; and

    • (c) that person shall be paid remuneration and expenses in respect of the performance of duties under the Canada Shipping Act as if those duties were being performed under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Preliminary inquiries under section 480 of Canada Shipping Act

    (2) For the sole purpose of enabling the completion under section 480 of the Canada Shipping Act of a preliminary inquiry by a person, or by persons who include a person, who is appointed as an investigator under section 9 of this Act into, or into matters that include, the causes and contributing factors of a shipping casualty, where the preliminary inquiry was commenced but not completed before the day on which section 55 of this Act comes into force,

    • (a) that person continues to have the same powers and duties under the Canada Shipping Act as the person had before the person’s appointment under this Act;

    • (b) the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board shall make the services of that person available to the Minister of Transport; and

    • (c) that person shall be paid remuneration and expenses in respect of the performance of duties under the Canada Shipping Act as if those duties were being performed under this Act.

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