Quarantine Regulations

Version of section 16 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-12-11:

  •  (1) Every person in charge of a vessel arriving at a port referred to in subsection 12(3) shall, as soon as possible,

    • (a) communicate with the quarantine officer at the quarantine station designated for that port, or with the nearest collector of customs; and

    • (b) when required by a quarantine officer, complete and deliver to the quarantine officer at the quarantine station designated for that port, or to the nearest collector of customs, a declaration of health in respect of that vessel, substantially in accordance with a model of the Maritime Declaration of Health referred to as Appendix 5 in Article 90 of the International Health Regulations adopted by the Twenty-Second World Health Assembly of the United Nations on July 25, 1969.

  • (2) A declaration of health delivered pursuant to paragraph (1)(b) shall contain the information requested therein and shall also indicate whether there are any persons on board the vessel who have not been vaccinated against smallpox within the immediately preceding three years and, if so, the names of those persons.

  • (3) Every person in charge of a vessel arriving at a port referred to in subsection 12(3) shall, when required by a quarantine officer,

    • (a) provide an accommodation ladder or suitable gangway for the use of the quarantine officer;

    • (b) give the quarantine officer and his boat proper shelter or lee in stormy weather while he is boarding or leaving the vessel; and

    • (c) anchor the vessel or operate it at a speed that allows the quarantine officer to board and leave the vessel safely.

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