Historic Canals Regulations
39 (1) Subject to subsection (4), no person in charge of a vessel shall, except in accordance with a permit issued under subsection (2), allow the vessel to pass through a lock of the Saint-Ours, Chambly, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Carillon, Rideau or Lachine Canal or a lock of the Trent-Severn Waterway.
(2) The superintendent may, on receipt of an application, issue a permit authorizing the applicant to pass the vessel through a lock of a historic canal referred to in subsection (1).
(3) The superintendent may issue a permit referred to in subsection (2) without payment of a fee in respect of any vessel that
(a) is operated by a federal, provincial or municipal agency or non-profit charitable organization and is used by the agency or non-profit charitable organization on its official business; or
(b) is no longer than 5.5 m and is in the charge of a person who was born on or before December 31, 1926.
(4) The person in charge of a vessel may pass through a lock of a historic canal named in subsection (1) for the purpose of obtaining a permit, if the person does not proceed further along the historic canal than to a lock station at which permits are issued.
- SOR/94-580, s. 8
- SOR/2002-191, ss. 3, 5(E)
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