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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 121 from 2003-01-01 to 2023-06-21:

Marginal note:Contravention of Act or regulations

  •  (1) Every person who, or vessel that, contravenes any of the following commits an offence:

    • (a) paragraph 106(1)(a) (ensure vessel meets requirements);

    • (b) paragraph 106(1)(b) (develop emergency procedures);

    • (c) paragraph 106(1)(c) (ensure training);

    • (d) paragraph 106(2)(a) (ensure vessel inspected);

    • (e) paragraph 106(2)(b) (ensure terms and conditions met);

    • (f) section 107 (obtain certificates);

    • (g) subsection 109(1) (ensure safety);

    • (h) subsection 109(2) (protect from hazards and notify authorized representative);

    • (i) subsection 110(1) (too many persons);

    • (j) section 111 (master to comply with direction);

    • (k) section 112 (inform of danger);

    • (l) paragraph 113(a) (carry out duties and functions safely);

    • (m) paragraph 113(b) (report safety hazards);

    • (n) paragraph 113(c) (report change in circumstances);

    • (o) paragraph 113(d) (comply with lawful direction given by master);

    • (p) section 117 (tampering or vandalism);

    • (q) section 118 (jeopardizing safety);

    • (r) section 119 (constructing, manufacturing or altering a vessel not in accordance with approved plans); and

    • (s) a provision of the regulations made under this Part.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who, or vessel that, commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months, or to both.

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