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Vessel operators involved in an accident must report the accident to the NDGF if any of the following occur.

  • A person dies or disappears or…
  • A person is injured and requires medical treatment beyond first aid or…
  • Damage to the vessel and other property exceeds $2,000 or there is the complete loss of the vessel.

Written reports of accidents involving only property damage must be made within 5 days of the accident. However, you must file an accident report within 48 hours in cases involving a death, disappearance, or injury.

Accidents should be reported on accident report forms available from the NDGF.

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