Canada Shipping Act, 2001
Marginal note:Notations removed
239 (1) Unless the Minister is of the opinion that it is not in the public interest to do so, five years after the last day on which any of the following events occurs the Minister is to remove every notation of violation or default, and every suspension or cancellation of or refusal to issue or renew a Canadian maritime document on prescribed grounds, from any records that the Minister may keep respecting a person or vessel:
(a) the person or vessel pays every penalty that the person or vessel is liable to pay under a notice of violation, a notice of default or an adjudicator’s decision;
(b) a suspension on prescribed grounds of a Canadian maritime document issued to the person or vessel ends;
(c) the Minister cancels, on prescribed grounds, a Canadian maritime document issued to the person or vessel; and
(d) the Minister refuses, on prescribed grounds, to issue a Canadian maritime document to the person or vessel or to renew a Canadian maritime document issued to the person or vessel.
Marginal note:Duty to notify
(2) The Minister is to give a person or vessel notice of a decision not to remove a notation in respect of the person or vessel and providing all relevant information concerning the grounds on which the Minister has refused to remove it.
(3) The person may, within 30 days after the day on which the notice is given, request that an adjudicator review the decision.
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