Marginal note:Traffic control
76. Subject to regulations made under subsection 74(1), a person or a member of a class of persons designated by the Minister under this section may take the measures necessary for the control of traffic in a public port, and sections 56 to 59 apply with such modifications as the circumstances require, except that, in making those modifications to section 58, the references in that section to a person or member of a class of persons designated under subsection 58(1) shall be taken to be references to a person or member of a class of persons designated under this section.
77. The definitions in this section apply in this Part.
« Administration »
“Authority” means The St. Lawrence Seaway Authority established by subsection 3(1) of the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority Act.
« société sans but lucratif »
“not-for-profit corporation” means a not-for-profit corporation described in subsection 80(5).
78. The objectives of this Part are to
(a) promote a commercial approach to the operation of the Seaway;
(b) protect the integrity of the Seaway;
(c) protect the rights and interests of communities adjacent to the Seaway;
(d) protect the long-term operation and viability of the Seaway as an integral part of Canada’s national transportation infrastructure;
(e) promote the competitiveness of the Seaway;
(f) protect the significant investment that the Government of Canada has made in respect of the Seaway;
(g) encourage user involvement in the operation of the Seaway; and
(h) encourage new cooperative arrangements with the United States for the management of the transportation facilities and services in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region.
Powers of Minister
Marginal note:Powers of Minister
79. The Minister may
(a) acquire lands for, and construct, maintain and operate the works that are necessary for, the operation of the Seaway, including works either wholly in Canada or in conjunction with works undertaken by an appropriate authority in the United States;
(b) construct, maintain and operate any works in connection with the Seaway that the Governor in Council may deem necessary to fulfil an obligation undertaken or to be undertaken by Canada pursuant to any present or future agreement between Canada and the United States;
(c) operate and manage bridges, including acquire lands for, and construct, maintain and operate, alone or jointly or in conjunction with an appropriate authority in the United States, bridges connecting Canada with the United States and, to that end or as incidental to it, acquire shares or property of any bridge company;
(d) acquire lands for, and construct or otherwise acquire, maintain and operate, any works or other property that the Governor in Council may deem necessary for works undertaken pursuant to this Part;
(e) fix the fees to be charged for the use of any property under the Minister’s administration that forms part of the Seaway or for any service provided or any right or privilege conferred in connection with the Seaway; and
(f) take any measures that may be necessary for the purposes of any present or future agreement in respect of the Seaway.
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