Marine Liability Act
Marginal note:Force of law
37 (1) Articles 1 to 22 of the Convention have the force of law in Canada.
Marginal note:Extended application
(2) Articles 1 to 22 of the Convention also apply in respect of
(a) the carriage by water, under a contract of carriage, of passengers or of passengers and their luggage from one place in Canada to the same or another place in Canada, either directly or by way of a place outside Canada; and
(b) the carriage by water, otherwise than under a contract of carriage, of persons or of persons and their luggage, excluding
(i) the master of a ship, a member of a ship’s crew or any other person employed or engaged in any capacity on board a ship on the business of the ship, and
(ii) a person carried on board a ship other than a ship operated for a commercial or public purpose.
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