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Marine Liability Act

Version of section 111.1 from 2023-06-22 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Claim under section 103

  •  (1) If the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans files a claim with the Administrator under section 103 for loss and damage suffered, and costs and expenses incurred, in respect of the significant incident for which emergency funds were charged to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund under subsection 110(1) or (2), then, despite subsection 111(1), it is only any portion of the emergency funds that is unused at the time of the filing of the claim that is to be credited to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund within two years after the day on which the oil pollution damage resulting from the significant incident occurs or within any longer period agreed to by the Administrator and the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.

  • Marginal note:Offer of compensation less than zero

    (2) If the offer of compensation made by the Administrator to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans under paragraph 105(1)(a) is less than zero, then, unless that Minister appeals the offer under subsection 106(2), an amount equal to the amount of the offer is to be credited to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund, out of appropriations for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans under an appropriation Act, within six months after the day on which that Minister receives the offer or within any longer period agreed to by the Administrator and that Minister.

  • Marginal note:Offer of compensation refused

    (3) If the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans refuses the offer of compensation made under paragraph 105(1)(a), then, as soon as feasible after that Minister refuses the offer, an amount equal to the amount of the emergency funds charged to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund under subsection 110(1) or (2) is to be credited to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund, out of appropriations for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans under an appropriation Act, less any unused portion of the emergency funds credited to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund under subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Definition of offer of compensation

    (4) If emergency funds are charged to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund under subsection 110(1) or (2), then, for the purposes of sections 105, 106 and this section, offer of compensation means, with respect to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, the amount determined in accordance with the formula

    A – (B – C)

    where

    A
    is the portion of the claim that the Administrator finds to be established under subsection 105(1);
    B
    is the amount of emergency funds charged to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund under subsection 110(1) or (2); and
    C
    is the amount of any unused portion of emergency funds credited to the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund under subsection (1).
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 727
  • 2023, c. 26, s. 339

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