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Marine Liability Act

Version of section 24 from 2009-09-21 to 2021-06-03:


Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

Convention

Convention means the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976, concluded at London on November 19, 1976, as amended by the Protocol, Articles 1 to 15 of which Convention are set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1 and Article 18 of which is set out in Part 2 of that Schedule. (Convention)

maritime claim

maritime claim means a claim described in Article 2 of the Convention for which a person referred to in Article 1 of the Convention is entitled to limitation of liability. (créance maritime)

passenger

passenger means

  • (a) a person carried on board a ship in circumstances described in paragraph 2(a) or (b) of Article 7 of the Convention;

  • (b) a participant in an adventure tourism activity referred to in subsection 37.1(1);

  • (c) a person carried on board a vessel propelled manually by paddles or oars and operated for a commercial or public purpose; and

  • (d) a sail trainee. (passager)

Protocol

Protocol means the Protocol of 1996 to amend the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976, concluded at London on May 2, 1996, Articles 8 and 9 of which are set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1. (Protocole)

unit of account

unit of account means a special drawing right issued by the International Monetary Fund. (unités de compte)

  • 2001, c. 6, s. 24
  • 2009, c. 21, s. 1
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