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Crown Liability and Proceedings Act

Version of section 2 from 2007-07-01 to 2014-03-31:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,



Crown means Her Majesty in right of Canada; (État)

Crown ship

navire de l’État

Crown ship means a Crown vessel as defined in section 140 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001; (navire de l’État)



liability, for the purposes of Part 1, means

  • (a) in the Province of Quebec, extracontractual civil liability, and

  • (b) in any other province, liability in tort; (responsabilité)



servant includes agent, but does not include any person appointed or employed by or under the authority of an ordinance of the Northwest Territories or a law of the Legislature of Yukon or of the Legislature for Nunavut; (préposés)


tort[Repealed, 2001, c. 4, s. 34]

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-50, s. 2
  • 1990, c. 8, s. 22
  • 1993, c. 28, s. 78
  • 1998, c. 15, s. 21
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 34, c. 26, s. 295
  • 2002, c. 7, s. 151
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