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Canada Marine Act

Version of section 74 from 2002-12-31 to 2008-07-31:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations for the management, control, development and use of public ports and public port facilities, including regulations respecting

    • (a) the navigation and use by ships of a public port, including the mooring, berthing and loading and unloading of ships and equipment for the loading and unloading of ships;

    • (b) the use and environmental protection of public ports and public port facilities, including the regulation or prohibition of equipment, structures, works and operations;

    • (c) the removal, destruction or disposal of any ship, part of a ship, structure, work or other thing that interferes with navigation within the limits of a public port and provision for the recovery of the costs incurred;

    • (d) the maintenance of order and the safety of persons and property within the limits of a public port or at a public port facility;

    • (e) the regulation of persons, vehicles or aircraft within the limits of a public port or at a public port facility;

    • (f) the regulation or prohibition of the excavation, removal or deposit of material or of any other action that is likely to affect in any way the navigability of a public port or the operation of a public port facility or to affect any of the lands adjacent to a port or facility; and

    • (g) the regulation or prohibition of the transportation, handling or storing, within the limits of a public port or at a public port facility, of explosives or other substances that, in the opinion of the Governor in Council, constitute or are likely to constitute a danger or hazard to life or property.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (2) A regulation made under subsection (1) may apply to only one public port or public port facility.

  • Marginal note:Application to Crown

    (3) A regulation made under subsection (1) may be made binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada or a province.

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