Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations
Definition of length
131 (1) In this section, length has the same meaning as in article 2(8) of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, as modified by the Protocol of 1988 relating to the Convention.
Marginal note:Anti-fouling Systems Declaration
(2) A vessel that is 24 m or more in length but of less than 400 gross tonnage and does not engage only on voyages in waters under Canadian jurisdiction must keep on board a declaration confirming that the anti-fouling system applied to the vessel meets the applicable requirements of Annex 1 to the Anti-fouling Systems Convention.
(3) The declaration must be signed by the authorized representative, in the case of a Canadian vessel, and the owner, in the case of any other vessel.
(4) The declaration must be in the form set out in Schedule 4. It must
(a) in the case of a Canadian vessel or a Canadian pleasure craft, be written in English or French; and
(b) in the case of a foreign vessel or a foreign pleasure craft, be written in English, French or Spanish.
(5) The declaration must be accompanied by appropriate documentation, such as a paint receipt or a contractor invoice, or contain an appropriate endorsement of the system applied to the vessel.
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