Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations
6 (1) A person shall apply for the accreditation of a boating safety course by making a written request and submitting 4 copies of the course to the Department of Transport.
(2) The Department of Transport may accredit, as an accredited course, a course that
(a) defines boating terms and expressions;
(b) describes the responsibilities of the operators of pleasure craft, including the requirement to have the appropriate equipment and charts, maps and other documents on board the pleasure craft;
(c) sets out safety procedures to be followed by operators and occupants of pleasure craft, including appropriate responses to boating emergencies and other situations;
(d) sets out general boating safety knowledge; and
(e) reviews these Regulations and the provisions of the following statutes and regulations relating to the matters referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c), as applicable:
(i) the Canada Shipping Act, 2001,
(iii) the Criminal Code,
(iv) the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations,
(vi) the Collision Regulations, and
(vii) the Small Vessel Regulations.
(3) The Department of Transport may
(a) suspend the accreditation of any boating safety course where the course no longer meets the criteria set out in subsection (2); and
(b) reinstate the accreditation where the reasons for the suspension have been remedied.
- SOR/2007-124, s. 6, err., Vol. 141, No. 15
- SOR/2013-234, s. 4
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