Vessel Certificates Regulations (SOR/2007-31)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2007-07-01. Previous Versions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act

Act means the Canada Shipping Act, 2001. (Loi)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of Transport. (ministre)

near coastal voyage, Class 1

near coastal voyage, Class 1 means a voyage

  • (a) that is not a sheltered waters voyage or a near coastal voyage, Class 2;

  • (b) that is between places in Canada, the United States (except Hawaii), Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America or the northeast coast of South America; and

  • (c) during which the vessel engaged on the voyage is always

    • (i) north of latitude 6°N, and

    • (ii) within 200 nautical miles from shore or above the continental shelf. (voyage à proximité du littoral, classe 1)

near coastal voyage, Class 2

near coastal voyage, Class 2 means a voyage

  • (a) that is not a sheltered waters voyage; and

  • (b) during which the vessel engaged on the voyage is always

    • (i) within 25 nautical miles from shore in waters contiguous to Canada, the United States (except Hawaii) or Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and

    • (ii) within 100 nautical miles from a place of refuge. (voyage à proximité du littoral, classe 2)

sheltered waters voyage

sheltered waters voyage means a voyage

  • (a) that is in Canada on a lake, or a river above tidal waters, where a vessel can never be further than one nautical mile from the closest shore;

  • (b) that is on the waters listed in column 1 of an item of Schedule 1 during the period specified in column 2 of that item; or

  • (c) that is made by a ferry between two or more points listed in column 1 of an item of Schedule 2 during the period specified in column 2 of that item. (voyage en eaux abritées)

SOLAS

SOLAS means the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, and the Protocol of 1988 relating to the Convention, as amended from time to time. (SOLAS)

unlimited voyage

unlimited voyage means a voyage that is not a sheltered waters voyage, a near coastal voyage, Class 2 or a near coastal voyage, Class 1. (voyage illimité)

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