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Second Session, Forty-third Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-281
An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (certificate of competency)
FIRST READING, March 25, 2021
Mr. Blanchette-Joncas
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SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 in order for a foreign national who holds a diploma issued by a prescribed Canadian maritime institution to be eligible for a certificate of competency.
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2nd Session, 43rd Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-281
An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (certificate of competency)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
2001, c. 26

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

1The definition qualified person in section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (a), by replacing “(personne qualifiée)” at the end of paragraph (b) with “or” and by adding the following after paragraph (b):
(c)a foreign national within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act who holds a diploma issued by a Canadian maritime institution and who is referred to in subsection 88(1). (personne qualifiée)
2Subsection 88(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:
Holder of a certificate of competency
88(1)Only a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act or a foreign national within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act who holds a diploma issued by a prescribed Canadian maritime institution may hold a certificate of competency that is issued under this Part.
3Section 100 of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (c):
(c.‍1)designate Canadian maritime institutions for the purpose of subsection 88(1);
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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