Marine Liability Act (2001, c. 6)

Content last updated 2017.06.24

Summary Description

An Act respecting marine liability, and to validate certain by-laws and regulations.

Administration: Minister of Transport

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

Bills (specific to the act)

Links to Bills are directed to the Parliament of Canada LEGISinfo website (http://www.parl.gc.ca/LEGISINFO/index.asp).

No current bills.

Regulatory Initiatives (specific to the act)

Depending on the date, amendments listed may not yet be included in the consolidated text.

Regulations Respecting Compulsory Insurance for Ships Carrying Passengers (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 52 – December 24, 2016
Regulations Respecting Compulsory Insurance for Ships Carrying Passengers (proposed)

Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 25 – December 14, 2016
Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations
SOR/2016-307 December 2, 2016
Comes into force on December 2, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 24 – June 11, 2016
Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations (proposed)

Regulations Amending Schedule 1 to the Marine Liability Act

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 10 – May 20, 2015
Regulations Amending Schedule 1 to the Marine Liability Act
SOR/2015-98 May 1, 2015
Comes into force on June 8, 2015

Government Notices (specific to the act)

Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 25 – June 24, 2017
Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund

News Releases / Media Advisories

  • No current news.
  • Marine Policy and Programs
    • International Marine Policy and Liability
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