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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 161 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-07-29:

Marginal note:Unpaid salvage, fees, expenses

 If a person has established a claim to wreck, but has not paid or delivered the salvage award and has not paid the fees and expenses due within 30 days after notice is given by the receiver of wreck, the receiver may dispose of or destroy all or part of the wreck and, if it is disposed of, must pay, from the proceeds of the disposition, the expenses of the disposition and the salvage award, fees and expenses, and release any remaining wreck and pay any proceeds to that person.

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