Canada Shipping Act, 2001
Marginal note:Contravention of Act or regulations
164 (1) Every person commits an offence who contravenes
(a) paragraph 155(1)(a) (report wreck);
(b) paragraph 155(1)(b) (take directed measures regarding wreck);
(c) section 157 (possessing, concealing, destroying or disposing of wreck); or
(d) a provision of the regulations made under this Part.
(2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $100,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than one year, or to both.
(3) In a prosecution under this Part, it is not necessary to identify the wreck as the property of a particular person or as coming from a particular vessel.
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