Marine Liability Act
Marginal note:Passenger claims, no Canadian maritime document
29 (1) The maximum liability for maritime claims that arise on any distinct occasion for loss of life or personal injury to passengers of a ship for which no Canadian maritime document is required under Part 4 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 is the greater of
Marginal note:Passenger claims, no contract of carriage
(2) Notwithstanding Article 6 of the Convention, the maximum liability for maritime claims that arise on any distinct occasion for loss of life or personal injury to persons carried on a ship otherwise than under a contract of passenger carriage is the greater of
(a) 2,000,000 units of account, and
(b) 175,000 units of account multiplied by
(3) Subsection (2) does not apply in respect of
Marginal note:Definition of “passenger”
(4) In subsection (1), passenger means a person carried on a ship in circumstances described in paragraph 2(a) or (b) of Article 7 of the Convention.
Marginal note:Definition of “unit of account”
(5) In subsections (1) and (2), unit of account means a special drawing right issued by the International Monetary Fund.
- 2001, c. 6, s. 29, c. 26, s. 324
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