Canada Marine Act (S.C. 1998, c. 10)

Act current to 2014-12-15 and last amended on 2014-12-09. Previous Versions

Traffic Control

Marginal note:Traffic control

 Subject to regulations made under section 98, a person or a member of a class of persons designated by the Minister or, where an agreement under subsection 80(5) so provides, by the person who has entered into the agreement, may take the measures necessary for the control of traffic in the Seaway, 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.


Marginal note:Powers of United States authority

 The appropriate authority in the United States in respect of the Seaway has the powers necessary to enable it to act, in Canada, jointly or in conjunction with the Minister or with any person who has entered into an agreement under subsection 80(5).

Marginal note:Navigation Protection Act

 The Navigation Protection Act does not apply to a work, as defined in section 2 of that Act, that has been exempted by a regulation made under section 98.

  • 1998, c. 10, s. 101;
  • 2008, c. 21, s. 47;
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 344.
Marginal note:International Boundary Waters Treaty Act

 Nothing in this Part affects the operation of the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act.



Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.


« tribunal »

“court” means

  • (a) the Ontario Court (General Division);

  • (b) the Superior Court of Quebec;

  • (c) the trial division or branch of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland;

  • (d) the Court of Queen’s Bench for New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta;

  • (e) the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and British Columbia;

  • (f) the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the Nunavut Court of Justice; and

  • (g) the Federal Court.

“court of appeal”

« tribunal d’appel »

“court of appeal” means, in the province in which an order referred to in subsection 119(3) is made, the court of appeal for that province as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code. It includes the Federal Court of Appeal.

  • 1998, c. 10, s. 103;
  • 1999, c. 3, s. 18;
  • 2002, c. 7, s. 105(E), c. 8, s. 183.