2 (1) In these Regulations,
competent authority means
(c) a testing establishment recognized by the Minister or by a government referred to in paragraph (a) as able to determine whether equipment meets the standards referred to in section 9 or paragraph 10(1)(a), as the case may be; (autorité compétente)
ENC means an electronic navigational chart database that
(a) is standardized as to content, structure and format,
(2) A reference to a class of home-trade or inland voyage is a reference to that class as defined in the Home-Trade, Inland and Minor Waters Voyages Regulations.
(4) Unless otherwise indicated in these Regulations, any reference in these Regulations to a document is a reference to the document as amended from time to time.
11 (1) The ECDIS and a back-up arrangement referred to in paragraph 10(1)(a) or (b) that are fitted on a ship shall be type-approved by a competent authority as meeting the standards referred to in section 9 or paragraph 10(1)(a) or (b), as the case may be.
(3) Proof of the type-approval shall be carried on board the ship and be in the form of either of the following that is issued by the competent authority:
(a) a label that is securely affixed to the ECDIS or the back-up arrangement, as the case may be, in a readily visible location; or
(2) When making the plan, the master shall identify a route that
(d) takes into account any marine environmental protection measures that apply and avoids, as far as possible, actions and activities that could cause damage to the environment.
10 (1) The back-up arrangement for an ECDIS shall
(c) until May 1, 2006, if the ship makes only inland voyages or minor waters voyages, consist of a precise navigation system that is recognized by the Canadian Coast Guard before July 1, 2002 as meeting the interim standard for precise navigation systems that is set out in the Canadian Coast Guard’s Standard for ECDIS and DGPS; or
(2) The back-up arrangements referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) to (c) shall
(f) in the case of failure of the ECDIS or when operating as required by paragraph (e), display the charts described in subsection 5(1) and
(3) The publications referred to in paragraphs (1)(c) and (2)(c) may be replaced by similar publications issued officially by or on the authority of an authorized hydrographic office or other relevant government institution of a country other than Canada, if the information contained in them that is necessary for the safe navigation of a ship in the area in which the ship is to be navigated is as complete, accurate, intelligible and up-to-date as the information contained in the publications referred to in those paragraphs.