Authorized Representative’s Duties
18. The authorized representative of a vessel that holds a Great Lakes and Inland Waters of Canada Load Line Certificate shall ensure that
(a) the conditions of assignment set out in Part I of Schedule I to the Rules or in Schedule 1, as the case may be, are met;
(b) the vessel is maintained in accordance with the requirements of a classification society;
(c) the vessel is marked as it was required to be marked for the issuance of the certificate or as it may be marked under subsection 17(3);
(d) no material alterations take place in the hull or superstructure of the vessel that would necessitate the assignment of an increased freeboard; and
(e) within three months of each anniversary date of its issuance, the certificate is endorsed by the Minister as meeting the requirements set out in paragraphs (a) to (d).
19. The following seasonal periods apply for the purpose of determining the applicable load line when a vessel is on the inland waters of Canada:
(a) the midsummer season is the period beginning on May 1 and ending on September 15;
(b) the summer seasons are the periods beginning on April 16 and ending on April 30 and beginning on September 16 and ending on September 30;
(c) the intermediate seasons are the periods beginning on April 1 and ending on April 15 and beginning on October 1 and ending on October 31; and
(d) the winter season is the period beginning on November 1 in one year and ending on March 31 in the next year.
Posting of Certificates
20. The authorized representative of a vessel that holds a Great Lakes and Inland Waters of Canada Load Line Certificate shall ensure that the certificate is framed and posted in a conspicuous place on board the vessel.
REPEALS AND COMING INTO FORCE
Coming into Force
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force July 1, 2007, see SI/2007-65.]
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