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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 159 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-07-29:

Marginal note:Interpleader in case of wreck

  •  (1) When two or more persons claim wreck or proceeds of wreck, or when a person disputes the amount or value of the salvage award determined by the receiver, any court having jurisdiction in civil matters to the value or amount in question may hear and determine the matter.

  • Marginal note:Maximum award

    (2) A salvage award that a court makes under subsection (1) may not exceed the value of the wreck.

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