Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2012-03-30 to 2017-12-18:


Marginal note:Oil and oily mixtures

  •  (1) A Canadian vessel, and a person on a Canadian vessel, must not discharge oil or an oily mixture in any of the following areas except in accordance with the requirements of regulations 15 and 34 of Annex I to MARPOL or in the circumstances set out in section 5 that apply in respect of the discharge:

    • (a) the Mediterranean Sea area, as defined in regulation 1.11.1 of Annex I to MARPOL;

    • (b) the Baltic Sea area, as defined in regulation 1.11.2 of Annex I to MARPOL;

    • (c) the Black Sea area, as defined in regulation 1.11.3 of Annex I to MARPOL;

    • (d) the Gulfs area, as defined in regulation 1.11.5 of Annex I to MARPOL;

    • (e) the Antarctic area, as defined in regulation 1.11.7 of Annex I to MARPOL;

    • (f) the North West European waters, as defined in regulation 1.11.8 of Annex I to MARPOL; and

    • (g) the Southern South African waters, as defined in regulation 1.11.10 of Annex I to MARPOL.

  • Marginal note:Noxious liquid substances

    (2) A Canadian vessel, and a person on a Canadian vessel, must not discharge a noxious liquid substance in the waters south of 60°S except in the circumstances set out in section 5 that apply in respect of the discharge.

  • Marginal note:Garbage

    (3) A Canadian vessel, and a person on a Canadian vessel, must not discharge garbage in any of the following areas except in accordance with the requirements of regulation 5(2) of Annex V to MARPOL or in the circumstances set out in section 5 that apply in respect of the discharge:

    • (a) the Mediterranean Sea area, as defined in regulation 5(1)(a) of Annex V to MARPOL;

    • (b) the Baltic Sea area, as defined in regulation 5(1)(b) of Annex V to MARPOL;

    • (c) the Gulfs area, as defined in regulation 5(1)(e) of Annex V to MARPOL;

    • (d) the North Sea area, as defined in regulation 5(1)(f) of Annex V to MARPOL;

    • (e) the Antarctic area, as defined in regulation 5(1)(g) of Annex V to MARPOL; and

    • (f) the Wider Caribbean Region, as defined in regulation 5(1)(h) of Annex V to MARPOL.

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