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Visiting Forces Act

Version of section 15 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-02-25:


Marginal note:Claims against designated states

 For the purposes of the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act,

  • (a) in the Province of Quebec

    • (i) a fault committed by a member of a visiting force while acting within the scope of their duties or employment shall be deemed to have been committed by a servant of the Crown while acting within the scope of their duties or employment,

    • (ii) property owned by or in the custody of a visiting force shall be deemed to be owned by or in the custody of the Crown, and

    • (iii) a service motor vehicle of a visiting force shall be deemed to be owned by the Crown; and

  • (b) in any other province,

    • (i) a tort committed by a member of a visiting force while acting within the scope of their duties or employment shall be deemed to have been committed by a servant of the Crown while acting within the scope of their duties or employment,

    • (ii) property owned, occupied, possessed or controlled by a visiting force shall be deemed to be owned, occupied, possessed or controlled by the Crown, and

    • (iii) a service motor vehicle of a visiting force shall be deemed to be owned by the Crown.

  • R.S., 1985, c. V-2, s. 15
  • 1993, c. 34, s. 135
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 172
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