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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 271 from 2012-01-01 to 2020-05-17:


Marginal note:Acquired rights — registered vessels

  •  (1) Every vessel registered in Canada when Part 2 comes into force is deemed to be registered under that Part until its ownership changes.

  • (2) [Repealed before coming into force, 2008, c. 20, s. 3]

  • Marginal note:Grace period

    (3) A vessel that was not required to be registered under the Canada Shipping Act, chapter S-9 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, and that is required by subsection 46(1) to be registered under Part 2 has two years after that Part comes into force to comply with that requirement.

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