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Canada Marine Act

Version of section 122 from 2008-08-01 to 2022-11-16:


Marginal note:Lien on ships

  •  (1) A port authority, the Minister or a person who has entered into an agreement under subsection 80(5), as the case may be, has at all times a lien on a ship and on the proceeds of its disposition for an amount owing to the port authority, the Minister or the person, and the lien has priority over all other rights, interests, claims and demands, other than claims for wages of crew members under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, if the amount is owing in respect of

    • (a) fees and interest in respect of the ship or goods carried on the ship; or

    • (b) damage to property caused by the ship or through the fault or negligence of a member of the crew of the ship acting in the course of employment or under the orders of a superior officer.

  • Marginal note:Lien on goods

    (2) A port authority, the Minister or a person who has entered into an agreement under subsection 80(5), as the case may be, has at all times a lien on goods on the property under their jurisdiction for fees and interest owing to them in respect of the goods, the lien having priority over all other rights, interests, claims and demands and they may seize the goods.

  • 1998, c. 10, s. 122
  • 2001, c. 26, s. 279
  • 2008, c. 21, s. 53(F)
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