Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996 (SOR/95-586)

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Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996

SOR/95-586

PILOTAGE ACT

Registration 1995-12-13

Regulations Prescribing Tariffs of Pilotage Charges to be Paid to the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for Pilotage in Compulsory and non-Compulsory Pilotage Areas

P.C. 1995-2095 1995-12-13

Whereas the Atlantic Pilotage Authority, pursuant to section 34Footnote * of the Pilotage Act, published in the Canada Gazette Part I on June 17, 1995 a copy of proposed Regulations prescribing tariffs of pilotage charges to be paid to the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for pilotage in compulsory and non-compulsory pilotage areas;

Whereas notices of objection to this proposed tariff was filed with the National Transportation Agency and that Agency has investigated the proposed charges and, in its Decision No. 742-W-1995 dated November 9, 1995, recommends that they be implemented;

And Whereas the Atlantic Pilotage Authority, by resolution of November 21, 1995 made the Regulations to implement the proposed charges;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to section 33 of the Pilotage Act, is pleased hereby to approve the repeal of the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, approved by Order in Council P.C. 1981-108 of January 15, 1981Footnote **, and to approve the annexed Regulations prescribing tariffs of pilotage charges to be paid to the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for pilotage in compulsory and non-compulsory pilotage areas made by the Atlantic Pilotage Authority on November 21, 1995, in substitution therefor.

SHORT TITLE

 These Regulations may be cited as the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996.

INTERPRETATION

 In these Regulations,

“Authority”

“Authority” means the Atlantic Pilotage Authority; (Administration)

“berth”

“berth” includes a wharf, pier, anchorage and mooring buoy; (poste)

“breadth”

“breadth”, in respect of a ship, means the maximum distance, in metric units, between the outside edges of the shell platings of the ship; (largeur)

“coastal area”

“coastal area” means that part of the waters of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority area that is outside the compulsory pilotage areas and located

  • (a) in and around Nova Scotia south and southwest of Halifax,

  • (b) in the Bay of Fundy and the waters contiguous to the Bay of Fundy, or

  • (c) to the south and southwest of the outer approaches to Chedabucto Bay; (zone côtière)

“compulsory pilotage area”

“compulsory pilotage area” means an area established as a compulsory pilotage area by section 3 of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority Regulations; (zone de pilotage obligatoire)

“dead ship”

“dead ship” means a self-propelled ship that is without the use of its propelling power or its rudder, but does not include a ship warped from one berth to another solely by means of mooring lines attached to a wharf, to the shore or to a mooring buoy; (navire mort)

“length”

“length”, in respect of a ship, means the distance, in metric units, between the fore and aft extremities of the ship; (longueur)

“moulded depth”

“moulded depth”, in respect of a ship, means the vertical distance, in metric units, at amidships from the top of the keel plate to the uppermost continuous deck, fore and aft, that extends to the sides of the ship and, for the purposes of this definition, the existence of tonnage openings, engine spaces or a step in the deck is not regarded as an interruption of the continuity of the deck; (creux sur quille)

“movage”

“movage” means the manoeuvring of a ship from one berth to another or back to the same berth within a compulsory pilotage area or a non-compulsory pilotage area, but does not include the warping of a ship from one berth to another solely by means of mooring lines attached to a wharf, to the shore or to a mooring buoy unless a pilot is employed; (déplacement)

“non-compulsory pilotage area”

“non-compulsory pilotage area” means a port or harbour area described in Schedule 1 or a coastal area; (zone de pilotage non obligatoire)

“one-way trip”

“one-way trip” means the passage of a ship from

  • (a) outside a compulsory pilotage area or non-compulsory pilotage area to any place inside that area (inward), or

  • (b) inside a compulsory pilotage area or non-compulsory pilotage area to any place outside that area (outward); (voyage simple)

“pilot boat”

“pilot boat” means a boat used by the Authority to embark or disembark pilots; (bateau-pilote)

“pilotage unit”

“pilotage unit”, in respect of a ship, means the figure obtained by multiplying its length by its breadth and moulded depth and dividing the product by 283.17; (unité de pilotage)

“trip through”

“trip through” means the continuous passage of a ship from outside a compulsory pilotage area into that area and out of that area again. (voyage via une zone de pilotage obligatoire)

  • SOR/98-327, s. 16.