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Marine Transportation Security Regulations

Version of section 303 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-06-18:

 The operator of a marine facility shall

  • (a) establish an administrative and organizational structure for security at the marine facility;

  • (b) provide every person who has responsibilities under this Part with the support needed to fulfil their responsibilities;

  • (c) designate in writing a marine facility security officer by name or by a position other than the position for which the designation is being made;

  • (d) operate the marine facility in compliance with the marine facility security plan and, if applicable, any corrective action referred to in paragraph 306(e) or a port security plan;

  • (e) submit the security assessment information to the Minister;

  • (f) ensure that the implementation of security procedures is coordinated with the vessels with which the marine facility interfaces and, if the facility is in a port, with the port administration;

  • (g) if the marine facility is in a port, ensure the participation of the marine facility security officer in the port security committee;

  • (h) if the marine facility is in a port, ensure that the marine facility security officer develops a marine facility security plan with the port security officer and in consultation with representatives of appropriate law enforcement agencies, emergency response providers, employers and labour at the marine facility;

  • (i) coordinate, with the master of a vessel and, if the marine facility is in a port, the port security officer, shore leave for vessel personnel or crew change, as well as access through the marine facility of visitors to vessels, including representatives of seafarers’ welfare and labour organizations; and

  • (j) provide information respecting the security of the marine facility to those persons who need it to comply with these Regulations.

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