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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 183 from 2019-06-22 to 2020-11-17:


Marginal note:Contravention of Act

  •  (1) Every person who, or vessel that, contravenes any of the following commits an offence:

    • (a) paragraph 167(1)(a) (have an arrangement);

    • (a.1) subsection 167.2(1) (submission of oil pollution prevention plan and oil pollution emergency plan);

    • (a.2) subsection 167.2(3) (prohibition against beginning operations);

    • (a.3) section 167.4 (submission of plans);

    • (b) paragraph 168(1)(a) (have an arrangement);

    • (b.1) paragraph 168(1)(c.1) (submission of up-to-date oil pollution prevention plan);

    • (b.2) paragraph 168(1)(d.1) (submission of up-to-date oil pollution emergency plan);

    • (c) paragraph 168(1)(e) (have procedures, equipment and resources available for immediate use);

    • (d) paragraph 168(3)(a) (implement oil pollution prevention plan);

    • (e) paragraph 168(3)(b) (implement oil pollution emergency plan);

    • (e.01) subsection 168.01(3) (revise plans);

    • (e.02) subsection 168.01(4) (prohibition against making changes);

    • (e.1) a direction given under section 168.1 (to update or revise plans);

    • (e.2) a direction given under paragraph 168.3(b) (to take measures);

    • (f) paragraph 171(b) (have equipment and resources at the site);

    • (g) paragraph 171(e) (implement response plan);

    • (h) a direction given under paragraph 175.1(2)(a), (c) or (d) (direction resulting from a discharge or possible discharge of a pollutant);

    • (i) subsection 177(7) (giving clearance to detained vessel);

    • (j) subsection 177(8) (moving detained vessel);

    • (k) section 178 (wilfully interfering with service of notice); or

    • (l) a direction given under paragraph 180(1)(c) (to take measures or refrain from doing so).

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who, or vessel that, commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than eighteen months, or to both.

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 183
  • 2005, c. 29, s. 28
  • 2014, c. 29, s. 70
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