Marginal note:Prohibition where pilotage compulsory
25 (1) Except as provided in the regulations, no person shall have the conduct of a ship within a compulsory pilotage area unless the person is a licensed pilot or a regular member of the complement of the ship who is the holder of a pilotage certificate for that area.
Marginal note:Pilot responsible to master
(2) A licensed pilot who has the conduct of a ship is responsible to the master for the safe navigation of the ship.
Marginal note:When disqualified from pilotage
(3) No licensed pilot or holder of a pilotage certificate
(a) who knows of any physical or mental disability that prevents that pilot or holder from meeting the qualifications required of a holder of a licence or pilotage certificate,
(b) whose ability is impaired by alcohol or a drug or from any other cause, or
(c) whose licence or pilotage certificate is suspended,
shall have the conduct of a ship within a compulsory pilotage area or be on duty on board ship pursuant to a regulation of an Authority requiring a ship to have a licensed pilot or holder of a pilotage certificate on board.
Marginal note:Prohibition of alcohol or drug consumption
(4) No licensed pilot or holder of a pilotage certificate shall, while on duty, consume alcohol or any drug that may impair the ability of that pilot or holder to have the conduct of the ship.
- 1970-71-72, c. 52, s. 16
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