Contains 5 chapters (sections 1 - 41 a), respecting, inter alia, safety on board, environmental safety, inspections, administrative sanctions and criminal liability.
Repeals inter alia the following laws:
Certificates of Competency Act (on board ship) No. 42 of 1981
Act respecting hours of work on board ship (No. 50 of 1977)
Act (No. 90 of 1971) respecting the registration of persons employed on board vessels, etc.