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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 252 from 2005-10-05 to 2014-12-08:

Marginal note:Proof of offence

  •  (1) In a prosecution of a vessel for an offence under this Act, it is sufficient proof that the vessel has committed the offence to establish that the act or omission that constitutes the offence was committed by the master or any person on board, other than a person carrying out an inspection under this Act, a pollution prevention officer or a pollution response officer, whether or not the person on board has been identified.

  • Marginal note:Directions

    (2) For the purpose of prosecuting a vessel for contravening a direction given under this Act, a direction given to the master, a crew member or any person on board who is, or appears to be, in charge of the vessel, is deemed to have been given to the vessel.

  • 2001, c. 26, s. 252
  • 2005, c. 29, s. 33

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