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Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act

Version of section 2 from 2002-12-31 to 2022-06-22:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,


agency, in relation to a province, includes

  • (a) any incorporated or unincorporated city, town, municipality, village, township, rural municipality, regional district administration or local improvement district administration,

  • (b) any council of a band within the meaning of the Indian Act,

  • (c) the Council, within the meaning of the Sechelt Indian Band Self-Government Act, chapter 27 of the Statutes of Canada, 1986, and

  • (d) a first nation named in Schedule II to the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act; (organisme)

fishing or recreational harbour

fishing or recreational harbour means

  • (a) any harbour, wharf, pier, breakwater, slipway, marina or part thereof, together with machinery, works, land and structures related or attached thereto, and

  • (b) any other facility, installation, works or part thereof located on or adjacent to water

where accommodation or services are provided principally for fishing or recreational vessels or the occupants thereof; (port de pêche ou de plaisance)


goods means tangible personal property other than vessels; (marchandises)


Minister means such member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as is designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister for the purposes of this Act; (ministre)

scheduled harbour

scheduled harbour means any fishing or recreational harbour or portion thereof included in a schedule prescribed by the regulations; (ports inscrits)


vessel includes every description of ship, boat, craft, floating home or other structure used or capable of being used solely or partly for aquatic navigation without regard to method or lack of propulsion. (bateau)

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-24, s. 2
  • R.S., 1985, c. 20 (2nd Supp.), s. 3
  • 1994, c. 35, s. 34

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