Canada Marine Act
62 (1) For the purposes of this Part, the Governor in Council may make regulations respecting
(a) the navigation and use by ships of the navigable waters in a port, including the mooring, berthing and loading and unloading of ships and equipment for the loading and unloading of ships;
(b) the use and environmental protection of a port, including the regulation or prohibition of equipment, structures, works and operations;
(c) the removal, destruction or disposal of any ship, part of a ship, structure, work or other thing that interferes with navigation in a port and provision for the recovery of the costs incurred;
(d) the maintenance of order and the safety of persons and property in a port;
(e) the regulation of persons, vehicles or aircraft in a port;
(f) the regulation or prohibition of the excavation, removal or deposit of material or of any other action that is likely to affect in any way the navigability of a port or to affect any of the lands adjacent to a port;
(g) the regulation or prohibition of the transportation, handling or storing, in a port, of explosives or other substances that, in the opinion of the Governor in Council, constitute or are likely to constitute a danger or hazard to life or property; and
(h) the stewardship obligation of a port authority in respect of federal real property and federal immovables under the management of the port authority.
(2) A regulation made under subsection (1) may apply to only one port.
Marginal note:Application to Crown
(3) A regulation made under subsection (1) may be made binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada or a province.
(4) Subject to subsection 49(6), any regulations made before the coming into force of this section with respect to a port in respect of which letters patent are issued to a port authority shall, to the extent that they are compatible with this Act, continue in force for a period ending on the earlier of the expiration of twelve months after the letters patent are issued and the date on which regulations to replace them are made under subsection (1) with respect to that port.
- 1998, c. 10, s. 62
- 2001, c. 4, s. 143
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