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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 244 from 2018-12-13 to 2019-07-29:


Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Part, including regulations

  • (a) respecting clearances for departure from a port in Canada;

  • (b) respecting the investigation of shipping casualties, the alleged contravention of a relevant provision or an incident that involved a vessel and that, in the opinion of the Minister, jeopardized the safety of persons;

  • (c) respecting the detention of vessels, including the review of detention orders;

  • (d) specifying the circumstances in which a vessel is deemed abandoned;

  • (e) respecting the sale of a vessel under section 226, including measures that must be taken before the vessel is sold and the manner of establishing, and the priority of payment of, claims against the vessel;

  • (f) designating as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 229 to 242 the contravention of a relevant provision, or the contravention of a direction given under a relevant provision, that is an offence under this Act;

  • (g) designating violations that, if continued on more than one day, constitute a separate violation for each day on which they are continued;

  • (h) designating violations that may be proceeded with by issuing notices of violation and fixing a penalty or a range of penalties in respect of each such violation, up to a maximum of $250,000 but in any event not greater than the maximum fine if the violation were proceeded with by way of summary conviction;

  • (i) respecting emergency and safety procedures for the purpose of paragraph 211(4)(d.1);

  • (j) respecting the service of documents required or authorized to be served under this Part, including the manner of serving them, the proof of their service and the circumstances under which they are deemed to have been served; and

  • (k) prescribing anything that by this Part is to be prescribed.

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 244, c. 29, s. 72
  • 2014, c. 29, s. 75
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 709
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