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Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations

Version of section 8.2 from 2006-03-22 to 2013-12-05:

  •  (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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