3 REQUIREMENT RELATED TO THE PROTECTION OF AIDS TO NAVIGATION

CANADA SHIPPING ACT, 2001
PART 5, SECTION 129
Obligation to report damage

129.(1) If a vessel, or anything towed by a vessel, runs down, moves, damages or destroys an aid to navigation in Canadian waters, the person in charge of the vessel shall, without delay, make a report to a marine communications and traffic services officer or, if that is not feasible, to an officer of the Canadian Coast Guard.

Obligation to report - navigation hazard

(2) A person in charge of a vessel in Canadian waters who discovers an uncharted hazard to navigation, or discovers that an aid to navigation is missing, out of position or malfunctioning, shall make a report without delay to a marine communications and traffic services officer or, if that is not feasible, to an officer of the Canadian Coast Guard.

Reference: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-10.15/page-16.html

Criminal Code
Section 439 of the Criminal Code of Canada provides:

439.(1) Everyone who makes fast a vessel or boat to a signal, buoy or other seamark that is used for purposes of navigation is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

.(2) Everyone who wilfully alters, removes or conceals a signal, buoy or other seamark that is used for purposes of navigation is guilty of an indictable offence and liable for imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years.

Reference: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-46/page-202.html

Authority: Justice Laws Canada 
Transport Canada 
Canadian Coast Guard 
Authority: Canada Shipping Act, 2001 
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