Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act
Definition of spill
160 (1) In sections 161 to 165, spill means a discharge, emission or escape of petroleum, other than one that is authorized under the regulations or any other federal law or that constitutes a discharge from a vessel to which Part 8 or 9 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 applies or a ship to which Part 6 of the Marine Liability Act applies.
Definition of debris
(2) In sections 162 and 165, debris means any installation or structure that was put in place in the course of any work or activity required to be authorized under paragraph 138(1)(b) and that has been abandoned without such authorization as may be required by or pursuant to this Part, or any material that has broken away or been jettisoned or displaced in the course of any such work or activity.
Definition of actual loss or damage
(3) In section 162, actual loss or damage includes loss of income, including future income, and, with respect to any aboriginal peoples of Canada, includes loss of hunting, fishing and gathering opportunities.
(4) Her Majesty in right of Canada incurs no liability whatever to any person arising out of the authorization by regulations made by the Governor in Council of any discharge, emission or escape of petroleum.
- 1987, c. 3, s. 160
- 1992, c. 35, s. 73
- 2001, c. 6, s. 110, c. 26, ss. 280, 324
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