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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 174 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-10-04:


Marginal note:Designation

  •  (1) The Minister may designate any persons or classes of persons as pollution prevention officers in respect of vessels, oil handling facilities, response organizations or responses to discharges or threats of discharges, and may limit in any manner the Minister considers appropriate the powers that the officer may exercise under this Part.

  • Marginal note:Certificate of designation

    (2) The Minister must furnish every pollution prevention officer with a certificate of designation and, if the officer’s powers are limited under subsection (1), the certificate must specify the powers that the officer may exercise.

  • Marginal note:Immunity

    (3) Pollution prevention officers are not personally liable for anything they do or omit to do in good faith under this Part.

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