Bill C-231 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Essentially, this bill would establish regulations for instances where a vessel is the cause of an obstruction to navigation or may pose a threat of pollution. It would establish measures to be taken for the removal, disposition or destruction of derelict vessels and provides that the Canadian Coast Guard shall be designated as a receiver of wrecks.

Seconded by Elizabeth May February 1, 2012

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