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Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act

Version of section 160 from 2015-06-19 to 2023-05-17:

Definition of spill

  •  (1) In sections 161 to 165, spill means a discharge, emission or escape of petroleum, other than one that is authorized under subsection 161.5(1), the regulations or any other federal law. It does not include a discharge from a vessel to which Part 8 or 9 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 applies or from a ship to which Part 6 of the Marine Liability Act applies.

  • Definition of actual loss or damage

    (2) In section 162, actual loss or damage includes loss of income, including future income, and, with respect to any Aboriginal peoples of Canada, loss of hunting, fishing and gathering opportunities. It does not include loss of income recoverable under subsection 42(3) of the Fisheries Act.

  • Definition of debris

    (3) In sections 162 to 163 and 165, debris means any installation or structure that was put in place in the course of any work or activity required to be authorized under paragraph 138(1)(b) and that has been abandoned without an authorization that may be required by or under this Part, or any material that has broken away or been jettisoned or displaced in the course of any of that work or activity.

  • Marginal note:Immunity

    (4) Her Majesty in right of Canada incurs no liability whatever to any person arising out of the authorization by regulations made by the Governor in Council of any discharge, emission or escape of petroleum.

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 160
  • 1992, c. 35, s. 73
  • 2001, c. 6, s. 110, c. 26, ss. 280, 324
  • 2015, c. 4, s. 57
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