Canada Shipping Act, 2001
135 (1) The Minister may designate any person or class of persons for the purposes of enforcing this Part.
Marginal note:Stopping and boarding a vessel
(2) A person, or a member of a class of persons, designated under subsection (1) who has reasonable grounds to believe that an offence has been committed or is about to be committed under this Part by a vessel or any person on board a vessel may stop and board the vessel and take any reasonable action to ensure public safety or protect the public interest.
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