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Load Line Regulations (SOR/2007-99)

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Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-12-20. Previous Versions

PART 2Diamond Load Lines (continued)

Authorized Representative’s Duties

 The authorized representative of a vessel that holds a Great Lakes and Inland Waters of Canada Load Line Certificate shall ensure that

  • (a) the conditions of assignment set out in Part I of Schedule I to the Rules or in Schedule 1, as the case may be, are met;

  • (b) the vessel is maintained in accordance with the requirements of a classification society;

  • (c) the vessel is marked as it was required to be marked for the issuance of the certificate or as it may be marked under subsection 17(3);

  • (d) no material alterations take place in the hull or superstructure of the vessel that would necessitate the assignment of an increased freeboard; and

  • (e) within three months of each anniversary date of its issuance, the certificate is endorsed by the Minister as meeting the requirements set out in paragraphs (a) to (d).

  • SOR/2013-235, s. 20(F)

Seasonal Periods

 The following seasonal periods apply for the purpose of determining the applicable load line when a vessel is on the inland waters of Canada:

  • (a) the midsummer season is the period beginning on May 1 and ending on September 15;

  • (b) the summer seasons are the periods beginning on April 16 and ending on April 30 and beginning on September 16 and ending on September 30;

  • (c) the intermediate seasons are the periods beginning on April 1 and ending on April 15 and beginning on October 1 and ending on October 31; and

  • (d) the winter season is the period beginning on November 1 in one year and ending on March 31 in the next year.

Posting of Certificates

 The authorized representative of a vessel that holds a Great Lakes and Inland Waters of Canada Load Line Certificate shall ensure that the certificate is framed and posted in a conspicuous place on board the vessel.

  • SOR/2013-235, s. 21(F)

PART 3Repeals and Coming into Force

Repeals

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Coming into Force

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, chapter 26 of the Statutes of Canada, 2001, comes into force.

 

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