Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations
8.2 (1) Subject to subsection (2), an enforcement officer may, in order to promote public safety or to ensure compliance with these Regulations, direct or prohibit the movement of a pleasure craft or direct the operator of a pleasure craft to stop it.
(2) Except in an emergency, an enforcement officer shall not, without the prior consent of the person in charge of monitoring marine traffic, give a direction under subsection (1) that would contradict a direction given by that person in respect of a pleasure craft when it is in any of the following waters:
(a) the Seaway, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Marine Act;
(b) a public port, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Marine Act;
(c) a port that is under the jurisdiction of a port authority as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Marine Act; and
(d) a Vessel Traffic Services Zone referred to in sections 562.16 and 562.18 of the Canada Shipping Act.
- SOR/2002-18, s. 5
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