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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 207 from 2023-06-22 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations respecting pleasure craft licensing and the safety of pleasure craft or classes of pleasure craft and of persons on board, including regulations

    • (a) respecting the issuance, cancellation or transfer of pleasure craft licences;

    • (b) respecting qualifications, including medical fitness, minimum age, degree of knowledge, skill, training and experience, for operators of pleasure craft or classes of pleasure craft, and the evidence required to prove compliance with those qualifications;

    • (c) respecting the operation of pleasure craft or classes of pleasure craft;

    • (d) respecting training courses and examinations for pleasure craft operators, including the designation and accreditation of persons or organizations that provide them;

    • (e) respecting the issuance, cancellation or suspension of documents that demonstrate compliance with any regulations made under paragraph (b) or (d);

    • (f) respecting the design, construction or manufacture of pleasure craft or classes of pleasure craft;

    • (g) respecting the issuance or cancellation of plates or labels in respect of pleasure craft that comply with regulations made under paragraph (f);

    • (h) requiring that plates or labels referred to in paragraph (g) be displayed and specifying the manner in which they must be displayed;

    • (i) prohibiting the construction, manufacture, sale, lease, importation or operation of pleasure craft that do not meet the requirements of regulations made under paragraph (f);

    • (j) requiring owners, builders, manufacturers, importers or vendors of pleasure craft to modify their pleasure craft, at their own expense, in order to comply with regulations made under paragraph (f);

    • (k) respecting hull identification or serial numbers that identify pleasure craft;

    • (l) specifying the machinery and equipment that are required or prohibited on pleasure craft or classes of pleasure craft;

    • (m) respecting the design, construction, manufacture, maintenance, storage, testing, approval, arrangement and use of a pleasure craft’s or a class of pleasure craft’s machinery and equipment;

    • (n) respecting the requirements that pleasure craft, or classes of pleasure craft, and their machinery and equipment must meet;

    • (o) respecting documents that must be kept on board pleasure craft or classes of pleasure craft; and

    • (p) respecting the reporting of accidents involving pleasure craft.

  • Marginal note:Regulations — pollution

    (2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations

    • (a) regulating or prohibiting the discharge of pollutants from pleasure craft; and

    • (b) regulating noise emissions from pleasure craft engines.

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 207
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 24(F)
  • 2023, c. 26, s. 409(F)

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