Leamy Lake Navigation Channel Regulations (SOR/98-547)

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2007-05-31. Previous Versions

APPLICATION

 These Regulations do not apply to peace officers or Commission employees acting in the course of their employment or duties, other than the control booth operator acting under sections 10 to 12.

PROHIBITIONS AND OBLIGATIONS

 [Repealed, SOR/2007-113, s. 2]

 No person may, in the channel,

  • (a) swim or bathe;

  • (b) do anything that unreasonably interferes with another person’s use of the channel;

  • (c) behave in a manner that endangers public safety;

  • (d) stop a boat anywhere outside the waiting area, except in the case of an emergency;

  • (e) anchor a boat, except in the case of an emergency;

  • (f) dump sewage or other waste;

  • (g) dump motor fuel or motor oil;

  • (h) sell motor fuel or motor oil or supply a motorboat or a shuttle boat with motor fuel or motor oil; or

  • (i) fuel a motorboat or a shuttle boat with motor fuel or add motor oil to a motorboat’s engine or a shuttle boat’s engine, except in the case of an emergency.

  • SOR/2007-113, s. 3.

 No person may operate a boat in the channel if the dimensions, configuration, draught or condition of the boat or the goods or equipment on it could

  • (a) endanger public safety; or

  • (b) delay or obstruct navigation.

  • SOR/2007-113, s. 4.
  •  (1) Every person operating a boat in the channel shall comply with the instructions of a peace officer, the control booth operator or any other Commission employee acting in the course of their employment or duties in respect of the safe and orderly use of the channel.

  • (2) Every person operating a motorboat or a shuttle in the channel shall obey the signal lights in the channel, unless otherwise instructed by a peace officer, the control booth operator or any other Commission employee acting in the course of their employment or duties.

  • SOR/2007-113, s. 5.

 Every person operating a boat in the channel shall control the boat in a manner that minimizes its wake in order to avoid endangering public safety or causing damage to the shoreline, to any other boat or to any structure or object.

  • SOR/2007-113, s. 5.

PERMISSION TO ENTER CHANNEL

 Sections 9 to 12 apply during the hours of operation of the control booth set out by the Commission on a sign posted on the booth.