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Seaway Property Regulations

Version of section 16 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-05-01:

  •  (1) Unless otherwise authorized under these Regulations, every person who drops, deposits, discharges or spills, in the Seaway or on Seaway property, refuse or a substance that pollutes, an object that interferes with navigation or any cargo or ship’s gear shall

    • (a) immediately make every technically and economically feasible effort to remove it;

    • (b) notify the Manager of the incident without delay and provide a description of what was dropped, deposited, discharged or spilled and its approximate location and the efforts made by the person, if any, to remove it; and

    • (c) as soon as possible, submit to the Manager a detailed written report of the incident, including the information referred to in paragraph (b).

  • (2) If the person does not remove the refuse, substance, object, cargo or ship’s gear immediately, the Manager may conduct the removal at the risk and expense of the person.

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