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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 174.1 from 2005-10-05 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Designation of pollution response officer

  •  (1) The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans may designate any persons or classes of persons as pollution response officers in respect of discharges or threats of discharges and may limit in any manner that he or she considers appropriate the powers that the officers may exercise under this Part.

  • Marginal note:Certificate of designation

    (2) The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans must furnish every pollution response 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 response officers are not personally liable for anything they do or omit to do in good faith under this Part.

  • 2005, c. 29, s. 23

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