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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 232 from 2003-01-01 to 2003-06-29:

Marginal note:Notice of violation

  •  (1) A person or vessel served with a notice of violation must pay the amount of the penalty or may, within 30 days after being served and in the prescribed manner, request a review by an adjudicator of the facts of the violation or the amount of the penalty.

  • Marginal note:Burden of proof

    (2) In the case of a review of the facts of a violation,

    • (a) the burden is on the Minister to establish, on a balance of probabilities, that the person or vessel named in the notice of violation committed the violation; and

    • (b) the person is not required and shall not be compelled to give any evidence or testimony in the matter.

  • Marginal note:When review not requested

    (3) If a review is not requested of the facts of the violation, the person or vessel is deemed to have committed the violation in respect of which the notice was served.

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