FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-352, An Act To Amend The Canada Shipping Act, 2001 And To Provide For The Development Of A National Strategy (abandonment Of Vessels)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS ONE STATUTE

1st Reading
April 14, 2017


SUMMARY This enactment amends the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 to strengthen the requirements relating to wreck by ensuring that regulations are made to establish measures to be taken for its removal, disposal or destruction. It also designates the Canadian Coast Guard as a receiver of wreck for the purposes of Part 7 of the Act and requires receivers of wreck to take the necessary steps to identif... (Click for more)


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Apr 13, 2017

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading

Published on April 18, 2017

Bill Summary

Bill C-352, An Act To Amend The Canada Shipping Act, 2001 And To Provide For The Development Of A National Strategy (abandonment Of Vessels)

SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 to strengthen the requirements relating to wreck by ensuring that regulations are made to establish measures to be taken for its removal, disposal or destruction. It also designates the Canadian Coast Guard as a receiver of wreck for the purposes of Part 7 of the Act and requires receivers of wreck to take the necessary steps to identify and locate the owner of the wreck.

Finally, it provides for the development and implementation of a national strategy to address the abandonment of vessels.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Canada Shipping Act, 2001 S.C. 2001, c. 26

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