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Department of Fisheries and Oceans Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. F-15).

Country
Canada
Document type
Legislation
Date
2016 (1985)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act respecting the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Subject
Sea, Fisheries
Keyword
Harbour Institution Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Research Inland fisheries
Geographical area
Americas, North America
Abstract

This Act regulates the deposit of waste in Arctic waters and various matters related to the protection of those waters such as civil liability arising from deposit, constructions of works, shipping safety control zones, enforcement and offences and punishment. "Arctic waters" is defined in section 2. Except as authorized by regulations made under this section, no person or ship shall deposit or permit the deposit of waste of any type in the arctic waters or in any place on the mainland or islands of the Canadian arctic under any conditions where the waste or any other waste that results from the deposit of the waste may enter the arctic waters. The Governor in Council may make regulations prescribingthe type and quantity of waste, if any, that may be deposited by any person or ship in the arctic waters or in any place on the mainland or islands of the Canadian arctic.

Full text
English
Website
www.gc.ca