Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989
Director means the Director of the Great Lakes Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; (directeur)
observer means a person designated under subsection (2). (observateur)
(2) The Director may designate any person as an observer for the purposes of these Regulations and may assign to the observer any of the following duties:
(3) The Director shall provide each observer with a certificate that certifies the observer’s designation as such.
(4) An observer shall, on request, on boarding any vessel to perform the observers’ duties show the certificate of designation to the person in charge of the vessel.
(5) Any person who holds a commercial fishing licence shall
(a) at the request of an observer, permit the observer to go on board the person’s vessel to perform any of the assigned duties described in subsection (2); and
(b) provide the observer with such assistance as is reasonably necessary to enable the observer to perform those duties, including
(i) facilitating the sending and receiving of messages by means of the communications equipment on board the vessel,
(ii) providing the position of the vessel in latitude and longitude or Loran C reading, Global Positioning System or any equivalent system,
(iii) giving access to all areas of the vessel involved in fishing or fish processing or storage operations,
(iv) providing suitable storage facilities for samples,
(v) permitting photographs or video recordings to be taken of fishing operations, gear and equipment,
(vi) permitting embarkation and disembarkation at agreed times and places, and
(vii) permitting the removal from the vessel of samples, records, photographs and film taken or made on board the vessel.
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- SOR/2005-406, s. 4
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