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Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations (SOR/2008-120)

Regulations are current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2018-10-10. Previous Versions

Enforcement (continued)

 An enforcement officer may

  • (a) prohibit the movement of any vessel or direct it to move as specified by the enforcement officer;

  • (b) stop and board any vessel at any reasonable time, and

    • (i) direct any person to put into operation or cease operating any equipment on board the vessel,

    • (ii) ask any pertinent questions of, and demand all reasonable assistance from, any person on board the vessel, and

    • (iii) require that any person on board the vessel provide to the enforcement officer, for examination, any document or information that is in the person’s possession.

  • SOR/2010-34, s. 10

Age Restrictions

 Sections 19 to 21 apply in respect of a pleasure craft that is operated in Canadian waters, other than in the waters of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

  • SOR/2017-124, s. 7

 No person who is under 12 years of age shall operate, and no person shall allow a person who is under 12 years of age to operate, a pleasure craft, other than a personal watercraft, propelled by a motor with an engine power greater than 7.5 kW, unless the person is accompanied and directly supervised in the pleasure craft by a person who is 16 years of age or older.

  • SOR/2015-123, s. 6(F)

 No person who is under 16 years of age shall operate, and no person shall allow a person who is under 16 years of age to operate, a pleasure craft, other than a personal watercraft, propelled by a motor with an engine power greater than 30 kW, unless the person is accompanied and directly supervised in the pleasure craft by a person who is 16 years of age or older.

  • SOR/2015-123, s. 6(F)

 No person who is under 16 years of age shall operate, and no person shall allow a person who is under 16 years of age to operate, a personal watercraft.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

 
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