14.1 (1) In addition to meeting the experience at sea qualifications prescribed by the General Pilotage Regulations, an applicant for a licence or a pilotage certificate for a compulsory pilotage area shall, within the five-year period immediately before the date of the application,
(a) have served on voyages in the compulsory pilotage area for
(i) at least 18 months as master,
(ii) at least one year as the person in charge of the deck watch and at least one year as master, or
(iii) at least three years as the person in charge of the deck watch; or
(b) have completed in the compulsory pilotage area
(i) at least 30 one-way trips as master,
(ii) at least 20 one-way trips as master and 20 one-way trips as the person in charge of the deck watch, or
(iii) at least 60 one-way trips as the person in charge of the deck watch.
(3.1) An additional examiner for an examination respecting a compulsory pilotage area may be replaced as follows:
(3.2) The additional examiner for an examination respecting a non-compulsory pilotage area may be replaced as follows:
(4) The Authority may appoint a person as an observer who is knowledgeable about each pilotage area where the applicant for or holder of a licence or pilotage certificate is to perform pilotage duties and to observe the conduct of any examination by the Board of Examiners and such person may, following the examination, file with the Chairperson of the Authority a written report on the conduct of the examination.
(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply in respect of an applicant for a pilotage certificate for a compulsory pilotage area if
(a) the applicant submits the application within the six-month period after the day on which the area was established as a compulsory pilotage area; and
(b) the applicant provides the Board of Examiners with documents establishing that, within the five-year period before the day on which the area was established as a compulsory pilotage area, the applicant was in the area while being on the bridge of a ship that is subject to compulsory pilotage under section 4.
2 In these Regulations,
gross tons means gross tonnage as defined in section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001; (jauge brute)
pilot dispatch office means the Atlantic Pilotage Authority Dispatch Office as set out in the most recent annual edition of the Notices to Mariners, published by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. (bureau d’affectation des pilotes)
19 The examinations conducted by the Board of Examiners may include questions relating to
(c) knowledge of the harbour and other marine regulations that apply in the pilotage area in which the applicant intends to perform pilotage duties or for which the holder’s licence or pilotage certificate was issued, including, insofar as they apply in that pilotage area, knowledge of the Collision Regulations, the Act and the regulations made under it;