Laurentian Pilotage Authority Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1268)

Regulations are current to 2014-07-22 and last amended on 2013-01-01. Previous Versions

  •  (1) The Chairman of the Board of Examiners shall report to the Authority the results of all examinations, including

    • (a) the name of each person who passed the examination; and

    • (b) the class of licence or pilotage certificate to which each person who passed the examination is entitled.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2002-346, s. 13]

  • SOR/2002-346, s. 13.

 The Board of Examiners may conduct examinations for any class of licence or pilotage certificate at any time if the Authority considers it appropriate to meet their needs.

  • SOR/92-680, s. 6;
  • SOR/2002-346, s. 14;
  • SOR/2008-80, s. 14.

 [Repealed, SOR/2002-346, s. 14]

NUMBER OF LICENCES

  •  (1) The number of licences that may be issued for District No. 1 is limited to 125.

  • (2) The number of licences that may be issued for District No. 1-1 is limited to 12.

  • (3) The number of licences that may be issued for District No. 2 is limited to 85.

  • SOR/78-880, s. 1;
  • SOR/80-194, s. 1;
  • SOR/81-404, s. 1;
  • SOR/82-920, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-248, s. 1.

MINIMUM NUMBER OF LICENSED PILOTS OR HOLDERS OF PILOTAGE CERTIFICATES

  •  (1) The minimum number of licensed pilots or holders of pilotage certificates that shall be on board a ship at any time is one, except that a minimum of two licensed pilots or holders of pilotage certificates shall be on board

    • (a) where the ship is to be piloted in that part of District No. 1 between Montreal and Trois-Rivières or between Trois-Rivières and Quebec and is likely to be under way for more than 11 consecutive hours in that part of that district;

    • (b) where the ship is to be piloted in District No. 2 and is likely to be under way for more than 11 consecutive hours in that district;

    • (c) where a ship in excess of 63,999 tons deadweight is to be piloted in District No. 1;

    • (d) where a ship in excess of 74,999 tons deadweight is to be piloted in District No. 2; or

    • (e) where the ship is to be piloted in District No. 1 or District No. 2 and is

      • (i) a tanker of 40,000 tonnes deadweight or more, or

      • (ii) a passenger ship of more than 100 m in length;

    • (f) in District No. 1 and in District No. 2 during the winter navigation period;

    • (g) where, owing to the conditions or nature of the voyage, more than one person is required to perform pilotage duties on the ship; or

    • (h) where the ship is a tug used in towing or pushing one or more barges or scows if any of the barges or scows or the tug is subject to compulsory pilotage.

  • (1.1) Despite paragraph (1)(h), one licensed pilot or holder of a pilotage certificate may be assigned to a tug if

    • (a) the tug is permanently coupled for the duration of the trip at the stern of the barge or scow being pushed in tandem or as a composite unit or with other barges or scows; and

    • (b) the barge or scow does not carry dangerous goods as defined in section 2 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 and meets the requirements of Part I of the Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations that relate to construction.

  • (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(f), the Authority shall determine the winter navigation period in each pilotage district, in the interests of the safety of navigation, in consultation with the Canadian Coast Guard, pilots who are members of a body corporate as described in subsection 15(2) of the Act, and interested groups of shipowners, on the basis of

    • (a) the status of navigational aids;

    • (b) weather;

    • (c) ice formation and ice conditions; and

    • (d) any other pertinent factors.

  • (3) The Authority shall, as soon as practicable after determining the winter navigation period in accordance with subsection (2), inform all affected parties of the determination.

  • SOR/78-880, s. 2;
  • SOR/80-73, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-224, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-81, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-447, s. 1;
  • SOR/2002-346, s. 15.