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Marine Liability Act

Version of section 68 from 2010-01-02 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Supplementary Fund to be party to legal proceedings

  •  (1) If a claimant commences an action against the owner of a ship or the owner’s guarantor in respect of a matter referred to in section 51 or Article III of the Civil Liability Convention,

    • (a) the document commencing the proceedings shall be served on the Supplementary Fund and that Fund is then a party to the proceedings; and

    • (b) the Supplementary Fund may appear and take any action that its Director considers appropriate for the proper administration of that Fund.

  • Marginal note:Method of service on Supplementary Fund

    (2) In addition to any method of service permitted by the rules of the court in which proceedings are commenced, service of documents on the Supplementary Fund under paragraph (1)(a) may be effected by registered mail.

  • 2001, c. 6, s. 68
  • 2009, c. 21, s. 11

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