Saturday, November 26, 2011



317B. Interpretation

(1) In this Division-

drive, in relation to a motor vehicle, includes operate a vessel; motor
vehicle includes vessel, whether or not the vessel is powered by a motor;
operate, in relation to a vessel, means-

   (a)  steer or navigate the vessel; or

   (b)  direct the steering or navigation of the vessel or provide
        instructions as to the steering or navigation of the vessel; or

   (c)  substantially change the movement or direction of the vessel; vessel
        has the same meaning as in the Marine Act 1988.

(2) For the purposes of this Division-

   (a)  a person may operate a vessel that is at anchor, made fast to the
        shore or aground;

   (b)  a person does not operate a vessel solely because the person is in
        charge of the vessel.

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