Marine Transportation Security Act

Version of section 28 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-06-29:


Marginal note:Offence by employee or agent

  •  (1) A person is liable to be convicted of an offence committed by their employee or agent, whether or not the employee or agent has been identified, prosecuted or convicted.

  • Marginal note:Liability of operator of a vessel

    (2) The operator of a vessel is liable to be convicted of an offence committed in relation to the vessel by another person, whether or not the other person has been identified, prosecuted or convicted, but no person shall be convicted under this subsection if it is established that, without the operator’s consent, the vessel was in the possession of another person at the time of the offence.

  • Marginal note:Liability of operator of marine facility

    (3) The operator of a marine facility is liable to be convicted of an offence committed with their consent by another person in relation to the facility, whether or not the other person has been identified, prosecuted or convicted.

  • Marginal note:Officers, etc., of corporation

    (4) An officer, director or agent of a corporation that commits an offence under this Act is liable to be convicted of the offence if he or she directed, authorized, assented to, acquiesced in or participated in the commission of the offence, whether or not the corporation has been prosecuted or convicted.

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