PAYMENT OF ASSISTANCE
3. (1) In accordance with these Regulations, the Minister may, in respect of each eligible ship or each series of eligible ships that, in the opinion of the Minister, are similar, authorize the following assistance:
(a) the grant of a subsidy pursuant to section 8;
(b) the grant of a contribution pursuant to section 12; or
(c) both of the grants referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b).
(2) Where a ship is intended to be owned by Her Majesty in right of Canada, no subsidy shall be payable in respect of the construction thereof.
APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANCE
4. An application for assistance shall be submitted to the Minister in the form set out in the schedule together with
(a) evidence that the shipbuilder has, in all respects, sufficient resources to complete the ship or ships in respect of which the application is made;
(b) evidence that the shipbuilder is able to carry out the construction of the ship without having to over-expand his facilities in relation to anticipated long-term demand;
(c) evidence that the construction of the ship will not have a detrimental effect on the long-term competitive status of the shipbuilder or of the Canadian shipbuilding and repair industry;
(d) in the case of a ship to be built for a foreign owner, evidence that the construction of the ship will not have a detrimental effect on the continuing availability of facilities to satisfy domestic requirements for ship construction and repair;
(e) where the ship is being built by a shipbuilder for a person other than the shipbuilder, a copy of the contract;
(f) where the ship is being built by a shipbuilder to be owned by that shipbuilder, a copy of the plans and specifications of the ship; and
(g) the information required by the application form.
5. (1) Subject to subsection (2), an application shall be made
(a) where the ship is being built by a shipbuilder for a person other than the shipbuilder, within 60 days after
(i) the execution of a contract for the construction of the ship in respect of which the application is made, or
(ii) the commencement of the construction of the ship whichever is the earlier; or
(b) where the ship is being built by a shipbuilder for that shipbuilder, within 60 days after the commencement of the construction of the ship in respect of which the application is made.
(2) The Minister may extend the time set out in subsection (1) for making an application where, in his opinion, the circumstances of the case require an extension.
(3) [Revoked, SOR/85-126, s. 2]
- SOR/85-126, s. 2.
6. The Minister may declare a ship to be an eligible ship if
(a) the ship, after completion, will be at least
(i) 100 tons gross tonnage if self-propelled,
(ii) 200 tons gross tonnage if not self-propelled,
(iii) 50 tons gross tonnage if a tug, or
(iv) 23 m in overall length if a fishing vessel;
(b) the ship is not intended to be used by its owner primarily for personal recreation; and
(c) construction of the ship commenced, or a contract for the construction of the ship was executed, prior to July 1, 1985.
- SOR/85-126, s. 3;
- SOR/86-48, s. 1.
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