PROVISIONS RESPECTING PARTICULAR HISTORIC CANALS
46. [Repealed, SOR/2002-191, s. 4]
47. A person may bring livestock onto historic canal lands in order to cross Chambly Canal Bridge Number 4 or Chambly Canal Bridge Number 5.
48. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the superintendent may, at any reasonable time, stop and board a vessel that is in a historic canal to give notice under paragraph 4(2)(d) or to inspect for the purpose of
(a) determining whether the vessel meets the requirements of these Regulations for operation in a historic canal;
(b) determining whether there is a sufficient number of crew on the vessel to operate the vessel safely;
(c) determining whether the vessel is equipped in accordance with the Small Vessel Regulations; or
(d) verifying whether a permit has been issued under these Regulations authorizing the vessel or the person in charge of the vessel to engage in an activity for which a permit is required.
(2) The superintendent may not enter that part of a vessel that is designed to be used, and is being used, as a private dwelling- place except with the consent of the person in charge of the vessel.
- SOR/2002-191, s. 5(E).
Seizure and Detention
49. (1) Where the superintendent has reasonable grounds to believe that damage has been caused to a historic canal by any vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods, or that any vessel in a historic canal is obstructing navigation, obstructing or preventing the use of historic canal facilities open to the public or impending the safe and proper use or maintenance of a historic canal or its structures or equipment, the superintendent may seize and detain, at the risk and expense of the owner, the vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods.
(2) The superintendent shall, as soon as practicable after seizing any vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods under subsection (1), inform the person in whose possession they were at the time of seizure of
(a) the reason for the seizure; and
(b) where the vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods are not detained in the place where they are seized, of the location at which they are detained.
(3) The superintendent shall release any vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods seized and detained under subsection (1) as soon as practicable after the owner or person in charge of the vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods
(a) has paid or provided security for payment of the cost of repairing the damage referred to in subsection (1); and
(b) has paid the expenses incurred by the superintendent to effect the seizure and detention.
(4) The superintendent shall, at the request of the person from whom a vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods were seized and detained, allow that person or any person authorized by that person to examine, at any reasonable time, the vessel, vehicle, equipment or goods.
- SOR/94-580, s. 12;
- SOR/2002-191, s. 5(E).
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