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Crown Liability and Proceedings Act

Version of section 5 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-06-30:

Marginal note:Civil salvage

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the law relating to civil salvage, whether of life or property (except sections 453 to 456, 459 to 463 and 465 of the Canada Shipping Act), applies in relation to salvage services rendered in assisting any Crown ship or aircraft, or in saving life from the ship or aircraft, or in saving any cargo or apparel belonging to the Crown, in the same manner as if the ship, aircraft, cargo or apparel belonged to a person.

  • Marginal note:Claims in Federal Court

    (2) All claims against the Crown under subsection (1) shall be heard and determined by a judge of the Federal Court.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-50, s. 5
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 38

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