Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Marginal note:Duties of masters and chief engineers
280.2 (1) The master and the chief engineer of a ship shall take all reasonable care to ensure that the ship complies with
(a) Division 3 of Part 7 and regulations made under that Division; and
(b) orders and directions of, and prohibitions and requirements imposed by, the Minister, enforcement officers and review officers in connection with obligations or prohibitions under that Division or those regulations.
Marginal note:Liability of master and chief engineer
(2) If a ship commits an offence arising out of a contravention of Division 3 of Part 7, a regulation made under that Division or an order or direction of, or prohibition or requirement imposed by, the Minister, an enforcement officer or a review officer in connection with an obligation or prohibition under that Division or a regulation made under that Division, the master and the chief engineer of the ship are a party to and guilty of the offence, and are liable to the punishment provided for the offence, whether or not the ship has been prosecuted or convicted.
- 2005, c. 23, s. 41
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