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Marine Safety Fees Regulations (SOR/2021-59)

Regulations are current to 2022-07-25 and last amended on 2022-04-01. Previous Versions

Marine Safety Fees Regulations

SOR/2021-59

CANADA SHIPPING ACT, 2001

Registration 2021-03-29

Marine Safety Fees Regulations

P.C. 2021-217 2021-03-26

His Excellency the Administrator of the Government of Canada in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to paragraph 35(1)(g)Footnote a of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001Footnote b, makes the annexed Marine Safety Fees Regulations.

Definitions

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Certificate of Readiness to Load

Certificate of Readiness to Load means a certificate referred to in subsection 119(3), 128(2) or 140(3) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations. (certificat de navire prêt à charger)

Fitness to Proceed Certificate

Fitness to Proceed Certificate means a certificate referred to in subsection 120(2), 129(2) or 141(2) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations. (certificat d’aptitude au transport)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of Transport. (ministre)

Fees

Concentrates, Grains and Timber

Marginal note:Inspection

 A fee of $682 is imposed on a vessel for each day that the Minister, following receipt of an application to issue a Certificate of Readiness to Load or a Fitness to Proceed Certificate to the vessel, takes one or more of the following actions:

  • (a) inspects the vessel to establish that the requirements for the issuance of the certificate are met;

  • (b) travels to or from the vessel;

  • (c) is, at the vessel’s request, made available for an inspection referred to in paragraph (a).

Marginal note:Issuance of documents after inspection

 A fee of $923 is imposed on a vessel for each day that one or more of the following documents are issued to the vessel or given to the vessel’s master:

  • (a) the first Certificate of Readiness to Load issued to the vessel in respect of a cargo of concentrates, grain or timber prior to the vessel’s departure from a port with the cargo;

  • (b) a Fitness to Proceed Certificate;

  • (c) a written statement referred to in subsection 119(5), 128(4) or 140(5) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations.

Verification of Shipper’s Procedures

Marginal note:Initial verification

 A shipper who makes a request under paragraph 115.1(1)(a) or subsection 115.1(2) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations must pay a fee of $2,070.

Marginal note:Intermediate verification

 A shipper who makes a request under paragraph 115.1(1)(b) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations must pay a fee of $1,035.

Marginal note:Renewal verification

 A shipper who makes a request under paragraph 115.1(1)(c) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations must pay a fee of $1,035.

Inspections of Dangerous Goods at the Request of an Interested Person

Marginal note:Solid bulk cargo

 An interested person who makes a request under subsection 116(1) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations must pay a fee of $1,125.

Marginal note:Packaged goods

 An interested person who makes a request under subsection 162(1) of the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations must pay a fee of $1,125.

Tank Prewash Operations

Marginal note:Exemption

  •  (1) If the master of a vessel requests an exemption from a tank prewash operation under subsection 63(2) of the Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations, a fee of $3,075 is imposed on the vessel for the first 3.75 hours or fraction of this time that a marine safety inspector requires to assess the request.

  • Marginal note:More than 3.75 hours

    (2) If the marine safety inspector requires more than 3.75 hours to assess the request, the following additional fees are imposed on the vessel for time in excess of the first 3.75 hours:

    • (a) $105 per hour, calculated on a pro-rated basis for each quarter hour or fraction of a quarter hour that the inspector assesses the request from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, other than on a holiday;

    • (b) $307 per hour, calculated on a pro-rated basis for each quarter hour or fraction of a quarter hour that the inspector assesses the request

      • (i) before 8:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday,

      • (ii) on a Saturday, or

      • (iii) on a holiday, other than a Sunday; and

    • (c) $336 per hour, calculated on a pro-rated basis for each quarter hour or fraction of a quarter hour that the inspector assesses the request on a Sunday.

Marginal note:Tank prewash operation

  •  (1) If a marine safety inspector is present for a vessel’s tank prewash operation under subsection 63(5) of the Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations, a fee of $3,075 is imposed on the vessel for the first 3.75 hours or fraction of this time that the inspector is present.

  • Marginal note:More than 3.75 hours

    (2) If the marine safety inspector is present at the tank prewash operation for more than 3.75 hours, the following additional fees are imposed on the vessel for time in excess of the first 3.75 hours:

    • (a) $105 per hour, calculated on a pro-rated basis for each quarter hour or fraction of a quarter hour that the inspector is present from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, other than on a holiday;

    • (b) $307 per hour, calculated on a pro-rated basis for each quarter hour or fraction of a quarter hour that the inspector is present

      • (i) before 8:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday,

      • (ii) on a Saturday, or

      • (iii) on a holiday, other than a Sunday; and

    • (c) $336 per hour, calculated on a pro-rated basis for each quarter hour or fraction of a quarter hour that the inspector is present on a Sunday.

Inspections of Foreign Vessels

Marginal note:Inspection following detention order

 If, on request by a foreign vessel’s authorized representative, a marine safety inspector carries out an inspection of the foreign vessel for the purpose of verifying that measures indicated in a notice referred to in subsection 222(6) of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 have been taken, a fee of $4,200 is imposed on the vessel.

Marginal note:Correction of deficiencies

 If, on request by a foreign vessel’s authorized representative, a marine safety inspector carries out an inspection of the foreign vessel for the purpose of verifying that deficiencies identified in relation to a requirement under section 18 or 19 of the Vessel Safety Certificates Regulations that did not warrant the issuance of a detention order have been corrected, a fee of $1,870 is imposed on the vessel.

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Consequential Amendments

Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations

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Board of Steamship Inspection Scale of Fees

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Repeal

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:April 1, 2021

 
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