What We Do
Covers domestic and international law which regulate the use of domestic and international waterways and the operation of commercial and pleasure vessels and provide the procedures for the enforcement of the rights and obligations of the owners of vessels, passengers and cargo owners.
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National Maritime Law Section
Examination and evaluation of the:
- Law and practice of provincial, national and international nature, affecting shipping and matters relating to shipping;
- establishment, jurisdiction, procedure and organization of Canadian admiralty courts; and
- practice of lawyers before such courts.