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Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Version of section 5.1 from 2009-03-12 to 2014-03-31:

Marginal note:Classes of works and navigable waters

  •  (1) Despite section 5, a work may be built or placed in, on, over, under, through or across any navigable water without meeting the requirements of that section if the work falls within a class of works, or the navigable water falls within a class of navigable waters, established by regulation or under section 13.

  • Marginal note:Compliance

    (2) The work shall be built, placed, maintained, operated, used and removed in accordance with the regulations or with the terms and conditions imposed under section 13.

  • Marginal note:Non-application

    (3) Sections 6 to 11.1 do not apply to works referred to in subsection (1) unless there is a contravention of subsection (2).

  • 2009, c. 2, s. 321

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