Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act
Marginal note:Permission or direction to move vessel
84 (1) The Minister may, in respect of a vessel that is subject to a detention order,
(a) on application made by the authorized representative of the vessel or, in the absence of an authorized representative, the person in charge of the vessel, permit the vessel to be moved in accordance with the Minister’s directions; and
(b) on application made by the owner of a dock or wharf — or by the person in charge of a place — at which the detained vessel is situated, direct the authorized representative or person in charge of the vessel to move it in accordance with the Minister’s directions.
Marginal note:Non-compliance with paragraph (1)(b)
(2) If a person does not comply with a direction given to them under paragraph (1)(b) and the Minister is satisfied that the applicant for the direction has sufficient insurance in place to cover any incident that may arise from the moving of the vessel, the Minister may authorize the applicant to move the vessel in accordance with the Minister’s directions and at the expense of the authorized representative or, in the absence of an authorized representative, the owner.
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