Bernadette Jordan - Private Members' Motions - Current Session
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42nd Parliament, 1st SessionM-40Abandoned vessels Text of the Motion That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, in collaboration with provincial, territorial, municipal and Indigenous ... That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, in collaboration with provincial, territorial, municipal and Indigenous organizations: (a) take meaningful steps to address the issue of abandoned and derelict vessels within six months of this motion being adopted by the House; (b) recognize the requirement for the prohibition against the abandonment of a vessel through potential amendments to any relevant legislation; (c) incorporate an educational component within the government’s strategy to address the issue of abandoned vessels in order to inform vessel owners on the risks and consequences of vessel abandonment; (d) improve vessel owner identification by considering widening the scope of the Canadian Register of Vessels; (e) identify mechanisms for government to assist in the removal of an abandoned vessel where its presence creates an economic burden for a community; and (f) consider measures to ensure owners are strictly liable for remediating abandoned vessels, such as acceding to the Nairobi International Convention for the Removal of Wrecks, 2007. Latest Activity Decision Made - Agreed To (2016.10.26)HistoryPlaced on Notice 2016.02.22Placed in the Order of Precedence 2016.03.03Debated 2016.06.06Debated 2016.10.24Decision Made (Amendment) - Agreed To 2016.10.24Debated 2016.10.24Joint Seconders (18) Jointly seconding a private Member's motion is a formal way for up to 20 Members to show support for the motion before it is called for debate. They are displayed in the order they were received by the Clerk of the House. 2016.04.13 2016.06.03 2016.06.06Show DetailsHide Details
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