Canadian Navigable Waters Act
Marginal note:Costs constituting debt
18 (1) The amount of the costs incurred by the Minister while acting under subsection 15(2) or (4) or section 16 — whether or not a sale has been held under section 17 — constitutes a debt due to Her Majesty in right of Canada.
Marginal note:Recovery by Her Majesty
(2) Such debts are recoverable from
(a) the person in charge of the obstruction at the time the obstruction was occasioned;
(b) any person through whose act or fault or through the act or fault of whose servant the obstruction was occasioned or continued; or
(c) the person to whom the order referred to in subsection 16(2) is given.
Marginal note:Application of moneys recovered
(3) Any sum recovered under subsection (2) shall be paid into the Consolidated Revenue Fund.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-22, s. 18
- 2009, c. 2, s. 334
- 2012, c. 31, s. 318
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