Fishery (General) Regulations (SOR/93-53)

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2013-11-25. Previous Versions

Certificate of Designation

  •  (1) The Regional Director-General shall provide each observer with a certificate that certifies the observer’s designation as such and specifies the duties that have been assigned to the observer.

  • (2) An observer shall, on entering any place to perform the observer’s duties, on request, show the certificate of designation to the person in charge of the place.

PART VIASSISTING PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE ENFORCEMENT OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE ACT

Interpretation

 In this Part,

“fisheries patrol-boat pennant”

“fisheries patrol-boat pennant” means a pennant in the shape set out in Part I of Schedule II and the colours set out in Parts I and II of Schedule II, the crest of which has the details set out in Part II of Schedule II; (fanion de patrouilleur des pêches)

“inspection pennant”

“inspection pennant” means a pennant in the shape, size and colours set out in Schedule III; (fanion d’inspection)

“inspector”

“inspector” means a person named by a contracting party set out in Schedule IV to carry out inspections in the Regulatory Area in accordance with the scheme of joint international enforcement established pursuant to Article XVIII of the Convention of Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries that was ratified by Canada on November 30, 1978 and came into force on January 1, 1979, and who is in possession of an identification card issued by that contracting party in the form set out in Schedule V; (inspecteur)

“International Code of Signals”

“International Code of Signals” means the International Code of Signals published by Transport Canada; (Code international de signaux)

“Signal L”

“Signal L” means the signal prescribed in the International Code of Signals to mean “You should stop your vessel instantly”; (signal L)

“Signal SQ 1”

“Signal SQ 1” means the signal prescribed in the International Code of Signals to mean “You should stop or heave to, otherwise I shall open fire on you”; (signal SQ 1)

“Signal SQ 3”

“Signal SQ 3” means the signal prescribed in the International Code of Signals to mean “You should stop, or heave to; I am going to board you”. (signal SQ 3)

Flying of Pennants

  •  (1) The flying of a fisheries patrol-boat pennant on a vessel identifies that vessel as a vessel with a fishery officer or fishery guardian on board.

  • (2) The flying of an inspection pennant on a vessel identifies that vessel as a vessel with an inspector on board.