Marine Liability Act
Marginal note:Claims filed with Administrator
85 (1) In addition to any right against the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund under section 84, a person who has suffered loss or damage or incurred costs or expenses referred to in subsection 51(1) in respect of actual or anticipated oil pollution damage may file a claim with the Administrator for the loss, damage, costs or expenses.
Marginal note:Time limits
(2) Unless the Admiralty Court fixes a shorter period under paragraph 92(a), a claim under subsection (1) must be made
(a) within two years after the day on which oil pollution damage occurred and five years after the occurrence that caused that damage, or
(b) if no oil pollution damage occurred, within five years after the occurrence in respect of which oil pollution damage was anticipated.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a response organization referred to in subsection 51(1)(b) or a person in a state other than Canada.
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