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Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (S.C. 2001, c. 26)

Act current to 2022-05-02 and last amended on 2019-07-30. Previous Versions

Marginal note:General duties

  •  (1) The authorized representative of a Canadian vessel shall

    • (a) ensure that the vessel and its machinery and equipment meet the requirements of the regulations made under this Part;

    • (b) develop procedures for the safe operation of the vessel and for dealing with emergencies; and

    • (c) ensure that the crew and passengers receive safety training.

  • Marginal note:Duties re Canadian maritime documents

    (2) The authorized representative of a Canadian vessel shall ensure that

    • (a) the vessel and its machinery and equipment are inspected for the purpose of obtaining all of the Canadian maritime documents that are required under this Part; and

    • (b) every term or condition attached to a Canadian maritime document issued in respect of the vessel or its machinery or equipment is met.

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