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Domestic Ferries Security Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2009-12-03 to 2014-06-18:


Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

    Act

    Act means the Marine Transportation Security Act. (Loi)

    certain dangerous cargoes

    certain dangerous cargoes has the meaning assigned by section 1 of the Marine Transportation Security Regulations. (certaines cargaisons dangereuses)

    domestic ferry

    domestic ferry means a vessel that is entitled to fly the Canadian flag, carries passengers on a regular schedule and operates on a route set out in Schedule 1. (traversier intérieur)

    domestic ferry facility

    domestic ferry facility means a marine facility set out in Schedule 2. (installation pour traversiers intérieurs)

    interface

    interface means an interaction between

    • (a) a domestic ferry and another vessel or a marine facility; or

    • (b) a domestic ferry facility and a vessel. (interface)

    key

    key means a device, including a card, issued by an operator of a domestic ferry or a domestic ferry facility that is designed to allow access to a restricted area in a domestic ferry or a domestic ferry facility. (clé)

    MARSEC level 1

    MARSEC level 1 means the level for which minimum security procedures are maintained as set out in the approved security plan. (niveau MARSEC 1)

    MARSEC level 2

    MARSEC level 2 means the level for which security procedures additional to those of MARSEC level 1 are maintained for a limited period because of heightened risk of a security threat or security incident. (niveau MARSEC 2)

    MARSEC level 3

    MARSEC level 3 means the level for which security procedures additional to those of MARSEC level 1 and MARSEC level 2 are maintained for a limited period when a security threat or security incident is probable or imminent, whether or not the specific target is identified. (niveau MARSEC 3)

    passenger

    passenger has the meaning assigned by section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001. (passager)

    port administration

    port administration means

    • (a) the operator of a marine facility that is a port authority established under section 8 of the Canada Marine Act;

    • (b) the operator of a marine facility that is a harbour commission established under subsection 5(1) of the Harbour Commissions Act;

    • (c) the operator of a public port designated under regulations made under section 65 of the Canada Marine Act; or

    • (d) a group of marine facilities, in close proximity to each other, the operators of which agree with each other to subject themselves to sections 362 to 375 of the Marine Transportation Security Regulations. (organisme portuaire)

    restricted area pass

    restricted area pass means a document issued by an operator of a domestic ferry or a domestic ferry facility that entitles the holder to have access, during a specified period, to specific restricted areas in domestic ferries or domestic ferry facilities. (laissez-passer de zone réglementée)

    security breach

    security breach means a violation of security regulations, measures, rules or procedures that does not result in a security incident. (infraction à la sûreté)

    security documentation

    security documentation means one or more of the following documents issued by the Minister:

    • (a) a Security Assessment Letter of Approval in respect of a domestic ferry issued under subsection 16(1);

    • (b) a Security Assessment Letter of Approval in respect of a domestic ferry facility issued under subsection 16(2);

    • (c) an Interim Domestic Ferry Security Certificate in respect of a domestic ferry issued under subsection 18(1);

    • (d) a Security Certificate in respect of a domestic ferry issued under paragraph 19(1)(a); and

    • (e) a Statement of Compliance in respect of a domestic ferry facility issued under paragraph 19(1)(b). (documents de sûreté)

    security incident

    security incident means an incident that affects the security of a domestic ferry, a domestic ferry facility or an interface. (incident de sûreté)

    security threat

    security threat means any suspicious act or circumstance that could compromise the security of a domestic ferry, a domestic ferry facility or an interface. (menace contre la sûreté)

  • Marginal note:Operators

    (2) In these Regulations, a reference to an operator shall be read as a reference to the operator of a domestic ferry, the operator of a domestic ferry facility or both.

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