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Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2013-12-06 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall operate a pleasure craft unless the person

    • (a) is competent to operate the pleasure craft in accordance with section 4; and

    • (b) has proof of competency on board.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who

    • (a) is operating the pleasure craft under the supervision of an instructor as part of an accredited course;

    • (b) is not a resident of Canada and whose pleasure craft is in Canada for less than 45 consecutive days; or

    • (c) has proof on board that the person holds a certificate of competency, training certificate, endorsement or other equivalency listed in the schedule.

    • (d) [Repealed, SOR/2013-234, s. 2]

  • (2.1) No person in charge of a pleasure craft shall allow another person to operate the pleasure craft unless that other person is a person referred to in subsection (1) or (2).

  • (3) A person referred to in paragraph (2)(b) or 4(2)(b) shall not operate a pleasure craft without proof of residency on board the pleasure craft.

  • (4) Except where replacing a previously issued card or issuing a card to a person providing proof that the person holds a certificate of competency, training certificate, endorsement or other equivalency listed in the schedule, no course provider shall issue a Pleasure Craft Operator Card to a candidate unless the provider or their agent has administered to the candidate a test that meets the requirements of section 7.

  • SOR/2002-18, s. 2
  • SOR/2007-124, s. 2, err., Vol. 141, No. 15
  • SOR/2013-234, s. 2

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