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Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Version of section 58 from 2003-01-01 to 2011-06-25:

Marginal note:Notification of changes

  •  (1) The authorized representative of a Canadian vessel shall notify the Chief Registrar within 30 days after any of the following occurs:

    • (a) the vessel is lost, wrecked or removed from service;

    • (b) there has been a change in the owner’s, the authorized representative’s or a registered mortgagee’s name or address;

    • (c) the information provided with the application under section 51 has changed; or

    • (d) in the case of a vessel described in section 48 (a bare-boat chartered vessel),

      • (i) the right to fly the flag of the foreign state is reinstated, or

      • (ii) the charterer ceases to have complete control and possession of the vessel.

  • Marginal note:Notification of alterations

    (2) If a Canadian vessel is altered to the extent that it no longer corresponds with its description or particulars set out on the certificate of registry, the authorized representative shall, within 30 days after the alteration, notify the Chief Registrar and provide the Chief Registrar with the relevant information and documents.

  • Marginal note:Notification of changes

    (3) If for any reason a Canadian vessel does not have an authorized representative, its owner shall

    • (a) notify the Chief Registrar of that fact as soon as possible in the circumstances; and

    • (b) notify the Chief Registrar within 30 days after any event referred to in subsection (1) or (2) occurs.

  • Marginal note:Notification of completion of construction

    (4) Within 30 days after completion of the construction of a vessel that is recorded as being built in Canada, the person in whose name the vessel is recorded shall notify the Chief Registrar of that fact and of the name and address of its owner.

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