Canada Shipping Act, 2001
Marginal note:When assurance of compliance complied with
231 (1) If the Minister is satisfied that an assurance of compliance has been complied with, the Minister must cause a notice to that effect to be served on the person or vessel and, on the service of the notice,
Marginal note:When assurance of compliance not complied with
(2) If the Minister is of the opinion that a person who, or vessel that, has entered into an assurance of compliance has not complied with it, the Minister may cause a notice of default to be served on the person or vessel to the effect that, unless an adjudicator determines under subsection (3) that the assurance has been complied with,
Marginal note:Review of notice of default
(3) A person or vessel served with a notice of default may, within 30 days after being served and in the prescribed manner, request a review by an adjudicator of the facts of the non-compliance with the assurance of compliance.
Marginal note:Burden of proof
(4) In the case of a review of the facts of a non-compliance,
Marginal note:Certain defences not available
(5) A person or vessel named in a notice of default does not have a defence by reason that the person or vessel exercised due diligence to comply with the assurance of compliance.
Marginal note:No set off
(6) On the service of a notice of default, the person or vessel served has no right of set-off against any amount spent by the person or vessel under the assurance of compliance.
Marginal note:Return of security
(7) Any security deposited under subparagraph 229(1)(a)(ii) must be returned to the person or vessel if
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