Canadian Navigable Waters Act
Marginal note:Conveyance from site and sale
17 (1) The Minister may cause the vessel referred to in section 16 or its cargo, or any other thing causing or forming part of the obstruction or obstacle to be conveyed to the place that the Minister considers appropriate and to be sold by auction or otherwise as the Minister considers appropriate. The Minister may apply the proceeds of the sale to make good the expenses incurred by the Minister in placing and maintaining any signal or light to indicate the position of the obstruction or obstacle, or in securing, removing, destroying or selling the vessel, cargo or thing.
(2) The Minister shall pay over any surplus of the proceeds referred to in subsection (1) or of any portion of the proceeds to the owner of the vessel, cargo or thing sold or to such other persons as are entitled thereto.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-22, s. 17
- 2009, c. 2, s. 333
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