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Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations

Version of section 6 from 2020-10-06 to 2024-02-06:

  •  (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:

  • (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
  • SOR/2020-216, s. 412

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