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Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Version of section 12 from 2014-04-01 to 2019-08-27:

Marginal note:Obligation to notify Minister

  •  (1) An owner of a work in, on, over, under, through or across any navigable water that is listed in the schedule shall immediately notify the Minister if the work causes or is likely to cause a serious and imminent danger to navigation.

  • Marginal note:Duty to take corrective measures

    (2) The owner shall, as soon as feasible, take all reasonable measures consistent with public safety and with the safety of navigation to prevent any serious and imminent danger to navigation that is caused or likely to be caused by the work or to counteract, mitigate or remedy any adverse effects that result from that danger to navigation or might reasonably be expected to result from it.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-22, s. 12
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 327
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 318

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