PART 1Licensing of Pleasure Craft (continued)
Cancellation of Licences
107 The Minister may cancel a pleasure craft licence if
(a) the owner of the pleasure craft intends to register, obtain a licence for, or principally maintain and operate the pleasure craft in another country;
(b) the owner of the pleasure craft intends to register or list the pleasure craft under Part 2 of the Act;
(c) the owner of the pleasure craft has been issued a licence under section 108 and wishes to cancel the licence;
(d) the licence is a demonstration licence and the holder is no longer a vendor who sells pleasure craft in the course of a commercial enterprise;
(e) the licence was issued in error; or
(f) the Minister believes on reasonable and probable grounds that the applicant has provided false or misleading information to obtain the licence.
108 The owner of a pleasure craft that is not required to be licensed by these Regulations may obtain a licence for the pleasure craft.
Transfer of Ownership of a Pleasure Craft
109 Immediately on the transfer of ownership of a licensed pleasure craft, the new owner of the pleasure craft shall apply to the Minister for transfer of the licence.
110 Subject to paragraph 102(b), the owner of a pleasure craft shall not operate or permit another person to operate the pleasure craft if it is marked with a number that is not a licence number or a registration number issued under Part 2 of the Act and if that number could be confused with a licence number or a registration number.
111 (1) A vendor who sells pleasure craft in the course of a commercial enterprise may apply to the Minister for a demonstration licence for use on any of the enterprise’s pleasure craft that are operated for the purpose of demonstration.
(2) The holder of a demonstration licence shall ensure that it is used on only one pleasure craft at a time.
(3) The demonstration licence shall not be transferred to anyone except another vendor.
112 The Minister may cancel a demonstration licence if the licence is used for a purpose other than the demonstration of a pleasure craft.
PART 2Safety Equipment for Pleasure Craft
(2) This Part does not apply in respect of a pleasure craft that meets the safety equipment requirements of another country and that is
201 The operator of a pleasure craft shall take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of the craft and of every person on board.
Personal Flotation Devices and Lifejackets
202 If a personal flotation device or lifejacket that must be carried on board a pleasure craft is to be worn by a person less than 16 years of age, it shall be inherently buoyant.
SUBPART 1Pleasure Craft Other than Human-Powered Pleasure Craft
203 This subpart applies in respect of a pleasure craft other than a human-powered pleasure craft.
Life-Saving Appliances — Personal Life-Saving Appliances
204 A pleasure craft shall carry on board
(a) a personal flotation device or lifejacket of an appropriate size for each person on board;
(b) a reboarding device, unless the vertical height that must be climbed in order to reboard the pleasure craft is not more than 0.5 m; and
(c) for the length of pleasure craft set out in column 1 of the table to this section, the additional personal life-saving appliances set out in column 2.
Column 1 Column 2 Item Length Additional Personal Life-Saving Appliances 1 not more than 6 m a buoyant heaving line of not less than 15 m in length 2 more than 6 m but not more than 9 m 3 more than 9 m but not more than 12 m 4 more than 12 m but less than 24 m 5 24 m or more
Life-Saving Appliances — Visual Signals
205 A pleasure craft of a length set out in column 1 of the table to this section shall carry on board the visual signals set out in column 2.
|Column 1||Column 2|
|1||not more than 6 m|
|2||more than 6 m but not more than 9 m|
|3||more than 9 m|
- SOR/2018-102, s. 2
Vessel Safety Equipment
206 A pleasure craft of a length set out in column 1 of the table to this section shall carry on board the vessel safety equipment set out in column 2.
|Column 1||Column 2|
|Item||Length||Vessel Safety Equipment|
|1||not more than 9 m|
|2||more than 9 m but not more than 12 m|
|3||more than 12 m|
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