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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 79 from 2003-01-01 to 2011-06-25:

Marginal note:Contravention of Act or regulations

  •  (1) Every person commits an offence who contravenes

    • (a) subsection 46(2) (register vessel);

    • (b) an order made under subsection 52(4) (renaming of vessel);

    • (c) subsection 57(1) (mark vessel);

    • (d) subsection 57(3) (maintenance of markings);

    • (e) subsection 58(1) (notify of changes — authorized representative);

    • (f) subsection 58(2) (notify of alteration — authorized representative);

    • (g) subsection 58(3) (notify if no authorized representative — owner);

    • (h) subsection 58(4) (notify of completion of construction);

    • (i) subsection 63(1) (operation of vessel without a certificate on board);

    • (j) subsection 63(2) (deliver certificate to person entitled to operate vessel);

    • (k) subsection 63(3) (deliver certificate to Chief Registrar);

    • (l) subsection 64(2) (fly Canadian flag); or

    • (m) a provision of the regulations made under any of paragraphs 77(a) to (g).

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $10,000.

  • Marginal note:Continuing offence

    (3) If an offence under paragraph (1)(a) or (c) is committed or continued on more than one day, the person who committed it is liable to be convicted for a separate offence for each day on which it is committed or continued.

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