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Merchant Seamen Compensation Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. M-6)

Act current to 2022-07-13 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — R.S., 1985, c. 27 (2nd Supp.), s. 11

    • Transitional: proceedings

      11 Proceedings to which any of the provisions amended by the schedule apply that were commenced before the coming into force of section 10 shall be continued in accordance with those amended provisions without any further formality.

  • — 1990, c. 16, s. 24(1)

    • Transitional: proceedings
      • 24 (1) Every proceeding commenced before the coming into force of this subsection and in respect of which any provision amended by this Act applies shall be taken up and continued under and in conformity with that amended provision without any further formality.

  • — 1990, c. 17, s. 45(1)

    • Transitional: proceedings
      • 45 (1) Every proceeding commenced before the coming into force of this subsection and in respect of which any provision amended by this Act applies shall be taken up and continued under and in conformity with that amended provision without any further formality.

  • — 1998, c. 30, s. 10

    • Transitional — proceedings

      10 Every proceeding commenced before the coming into force of this section and in respect of which any provision amended by sections 12 to 16 applies shall be taken up and continued under and in conformity with that amended provision without any further formality.

  • — 2012, c. 31, s. 257

    • Definition of Board

      257 In sections 258 to 260, Board means the Merchant Seamen Compensation Board established by section 3 of the Merchant Seamen Compensation Act as that Act read immediately before the coming into force of this section.

  • — 2012, c. 31, s. 258

    • Appointments terminated
      • 258 (1) Members of the Board cease to hold office on the coming into force of this subsection.

      • No compensation

        (2) Despite the provisions of any contract, agreement or order, no person appointed to hold office as a member of the Board has any right to claim or receive any compensation, damages, indemnity or other form of relief from Her Majesty in right of Canada or from any employee or agent of Her Majesty for ceasing to hold that office or for the abolition of that office by operation of this Division.

  • — 2012, c. 31, s. 259

    • Continuation of proceedings

      259 Every proceeding commenced under the Merchant Seamen Compensation Act before the coming into force of this section is to be taken up and continued under and in conformity with that Act, as it is amended by this Act.

  • — 2012, c. 31, s. 260

    • Reconsideration of Board’s decisions

      260 The Minister of Labour may reconsider any matter that has been dealt with by the Board or rescind or amend any decision or order previously made by it.

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