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Marine Transportation Security Regulations

Version of section 329 from 2006-11-02 to 2008-12-14:

  •  (1) A marine facility security plan shall designate restricted areas, as appropriate to the facility’s operations, in order to

    • (a) prevent or deter unauthorized access;

    • (b) protect the marine facility, including security and surveillance equipment and systems, and persons authorized to be at the facility;

    • (c) protect vessels interfacing with the marine facility; and

    • (d) protect ships’ stores from tampering.

  • (2) The plan shall contain security procedures to ensure that notices are posted in compliance with section 21 of the Act.

  • (3) Restricted areas shall be established for

    • (a) land areas adjacent to vessels interfacing with the marine facility;

    • (b) areas in which security-sensitive information is kept, including cargo documentation;

    • (c) areas containing the central controls for security and surveillance equipment and systems and areas that contain the central lighting system controls;

    • (d) areas containing the critical infrastructure of the marine facility, such as

      • (i) water supplies,

      • (ii) telecommunications,

      • (iii) electrical systems, and

      • (iv) access points for ventilation and air-conditioning systems;

    • (e) manufacturing or processing areas and control rooms;

    • (f) locations in the marine facility where it is reasonable to restrict access by vehicles and persons;

    • (g) areas designated for loading, unloading or storage of cargo and ships’ stores; and

    • (h) areas containing certain dangerous cargoes.

  • Footnote *(4) The following areas shall be established as restricted area two:

    • (a) areas in the marine facilities set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1 that contain the central controls for security and surveillance equipment and systems and areas that contain the central lighting system controls; and

    • (b) areas that are designated for the loading or unloading of cargo and ships’ stores at the cruise ship terminals set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1 and land areas adjacent to vessels interfacing with those cruise ship terminals.

  • SOR/2006-269, s. 10
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