(2) A person who operates a vessel during a sporting, recreational or public event or activity for which a permit has been issued shall do so in a manner that does not interfere with the event or activity.
- SOR/2015-161, s. 56;
- SOR/2017-124, s. 5.
16 For the purpose of ensuring compliance with sections 2 to 15, the persons or classes of persons set out in the table to this section are appointed or specified as enforcement officers.
|Column 1||Column 2|
|Item||Persons or classes of persons||Geographic location|
|1||A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police||Across Canada|
|2||A member of any harbour or river police force||Across Canada|
|3||A member of any provincial, county or municipal police force||Across Canada|
|4||A marine safety inspector||Across Canada|
|5||A pleasure craft safety inspector||Across Canada|
|6||A person employed as park warden by Parks Canada and appointed under the Canada National Parks Act||Across Canada|
|7||A person employed as marine conservation area warden by Parks Canada and appointed under the Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act||Across Canada|
|8||A person employed as conservation officer by the National Capital Commission||National Capital Region|
|9||A person employed as fishery officer by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in British Columbia and Yukon||British Columbia, Yukon and their adjacent waters|
|10||A member of the British Columbia Conservation Officer Service appointed under the British Columbia Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 53||British Columbia|
|11||A conservation officer appointed under the Alberta Government Organization Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. G-10||Alberta|
|12||A forest officer appointed under the Alberta Forests Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. F-22||Alberta|
|13||A wildlife officer appointed under the Alberta Wildlife Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. W-10||Alberta|
|14||A bylaw enforcement officer employed by the Town of Chestermere, in Alberta||Alberta|
|15||A community peace officer — Level 1, employed by the Alberta Special Areas Board and appointed under the Alberta Peace Officer Act, S.A. 2006, c. P-3.5||Alberta|
|16||A special constable employed by the Wascana Centre Authority and appointed under the Saskatchewan The Wascana Centre Act, R.S.S. 1978, c. W-4, Saskatchewan||Saskatchewan|
|17||A person employed as conservation officer by the Saskatchewan Department of Environment and appointed as special constable under the Saskatchewan The Police Act, 1990, S.S. 1990-91, c. P-15.01||Saskatchewan|
|18||A special constable or municipal inspector for the following entities in Quebec: Municipality of Austin, Municipality of Ayer’s Cliff, Potton Township, Stanstead Township, Hatley Township, Municipality of Hatley, City of Magog, Regional County Municipality of Memphrémagog, Municipality of the Village of North Hatley, Municipality of Ogden, Municipality of Sainte-Catherine-de-Hatley, Municipality of Adstock, Municipality of Lambton, Municipality of Saint-Romain, Municipality of Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Municipality of Sainte-Praxède, Municipality of Stornoway, City of Lac-Brome, Municipality of Saint-Ferdinand, Municipality of Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard, City of Estérel, City of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Township Municipality of Orford and Municipality of Saint-Hippolyte||Quebec|
|19||A person employed as conservation officer by the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources||Nova Scotia|
|20||A peace officer or special constable appointed under the Nova Scotia Police Act, S.N.S. 2004, c. 31, who operates in the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia||Halifax Regional Municipality|
|21||A park ranger appointed under the British Columbia Park Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 344||British Columbia|
|22||A First Nations Constable appointed under the Ontario Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.15||Ontario|
|23||A peace officer appointed under section 7 of the Alberta Peace Officer Act, S.A. 2006, c. P-3.5, and employed by Leduc County or Parkland County, Alberta||Alberta|
|24||A firefighter employed by the Calgary Fire Department, Calgary, Alberta||Alberta|
- SOR/2009-213, s. 1;
- SOR/2010-34, s. 9;
- SOR/2010-226, s. 1;
- SOR/2014-210, s. 6;
- SOR/2015-123, s. 5;
- SOR/2017-124, s. 6.
17 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.
18 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.
19 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).
20 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).
21 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.
Coming into Force
23 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.
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