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Canada Marine Act

Version of section 98 from 2002-12-31 to 2008-07-31:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations for the management, control, development and use of the Seaway and property and undertakings in connection with the Seaway, including regulations respecting

    • (a) the navigation and use by ships of the navigable waters of the Seaway, 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 the Seaway or any land used in connection with the Seaway, 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 the Seaway and the provision for the recovery of the costs incurred;

    • (d) the maintenance of order and the safety of persons and property in the Seaway or on any land used in connection with the Seaway;

    • (e) the regulation of persons, vehicles or aircraft in the Seaway or on any land used in connection with the Seaway;

    • (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 or operation of the Seaway or to affect any of the lands adjacent to the Seaway; and

    • (g) the regulation or prohibition of the transportation, handling or storing in the Seaway, or on any land used in connection with the Seaway, 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.

  • Marginal note:Application to Crown

    (2) A regulation made under subsection (1) may be made binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada or a province.

  • Marginal note:Deeming provision

    (3) Regulations made by the Authority under section 20 of the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority Act are, to the extent that they are compatible with this Act, deemed to have been made by the Governor in Council under this section.

  • 1998, c. 10, s. 98
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 150(F)
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