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Merchant Seamen Compensation Act

Version of section 30 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-10-29:

Marginal note:Employer to be insured

  •  (1) Every employer shall cover by insurance or other means satisfactory to the Board the risks of compensation arising under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Ship may be detained

    (2) The Board may give notice in writing to the chief officer of customs at any port that the provisions of this section have not been complied with to the satisfaction of the Board in respect of seamen employed on any ship at that port, and thereupon the officer shall detain that ship until he receives notice from the Board that he may release the ship.

  • R.S., 1985, c. M-6, s. 30
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 213
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