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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 164 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-07-29:

Marginal note:Contravention of Act or regulations

  •  (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.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (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.

  • Marginal note:Prosecutions

    (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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