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Pilotage Act

Version of section 26 from 2002-12-31 to 2007-06-30:


Marginal note:Master may relieve pilot or pilotage certificate holder

  •  (1) Notwithstanding any provision of this Act, where the master of a ship believes on reasonable grounds that the actions of a licensed pilot or holder of a pilotage certificate on board a ship are, in any way, endangering the safety of the ship, the master may, in the interest of the safety of the ship, take the conduct of the ship from the licensed pilot or holder of a pilotage certificate or relieve the licensed pilot from duty on board ship.

  • Marginal note:Master to report

    (2) Where the master of a ship takes the conduct of a ship from a licensed pilot or holder of a pilotage certificate pursuant to subsection (1), the master shall file, within three days of taking the conduct of the ship, a written report setting out the master’s reasons therefor with the Authority that issued the licence or pilotage certificate.

  • 1970-71-72, c. 52, s. 16
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