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Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Version of section 18 from 2014-04-01 to 2019-08-27:

Marginal note:Costs constituting debt

  •  (1) The amount of the costs incurred by the Minister while acting under subsection 15(2) or (4) or section 16 — whether or not a sale has been held under section 17 — constitutes a debt due to Her Majesty in right of Canada.

  • Marginal note:Recovery by Her Majesty

    (2) Such debts are recoverable from

    • (a) the person in charge of the obstruction at the time the obstruction was occasioned;

    • (b) any person through whose act or fault or through the act or fault of whose servant the obstruction was occasioned or continued; or

    • (c) the person to whom the order referred to in subsection 16(2) is given.

  • Marginal note:Application of moneys recovered

    (3) Any sum recovered under subsection (2) shall be paid into the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-22, s. 18
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 334
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 318

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