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

Regulations are current to 2020-11-02 and last amended on 2018-04-23. Previous Versions

Qualifications for Holders of Licences for District No. 1 and District No. 2

  •  (1) Every holder of a Class A licence for District No. 1 or District No. 2 shall

    • (a) have served as a pilot

      • (i) in the case of a licence for District No. 1, during the 36 months before making the application for the licence, while holding a Class B licence for that District, or

      • (ii) in the case of a licence for District No. 2, during a period of at least six years in that District, while holding a Class B licence; and

    • (b) have piloted in District No. 1 or District No. 2, as the case may be, during the 12 months before making the application for the licence, while holding a Class B licence for the appropriate District, at least two thirds of the average number of pilotage assignments piloted by the licensed pilots for that District.

  • (2) Every holder of a Class B licence for District No. 1 or District No. 2 shall

    • (a) while holding a Class C licence, have piloted in District No. 1 ships not exceeding 165 m in length during the first six months after the date on which the holder obtained the Class C licence and have piloted at least 50 trips in that District during the first year after the date on which the holder obtained that licence;

    • (b) while holding a Class C licence, have piloted in District No. 1 tankers not exceeding 165 m in length or any other ship not exceeding 185 m in length during the second year after the date on which the holder obtained the Class C licence and have piloted during that time at least two thirds of the average number of pilotage assignments piloted by the licensed pilots for that District; and

    • (c) while holding a Class C licence, have piloted in District No. 2 ships not exceeding 30,000 deadweight tons during a period of two years after the date on which the holder obtained the Class C licence and have piloted during that time at least two thirds of the average number of pilotage assignments piloted by the licensed pilots for that District.

  • (3) Every holder of a Class C licence for District No. 1 or District No. 2 shall

    • (a) have obtained a passing mark in an examination held by the Board of Examiners;

    • (b) within 90 days before the oral test portion of the examination referred to in paragraph (a), have been declared medically fit to perform pilotage duties in accordance with the General Pilotage Regulations;

    • (c) have served at least 24 months as an apprentice and holder of a Class D apprentice permit in the appropriate District;

    • (d) in the case of holder who has obtained a passing mark in the examination referred to in paragraph (a) at the first attempt, have effected, in the appropriate District, while holding a Class D apprentice permit,

      • (i) during each year, in the case of a holder of a licence for that part of District No. 1 between Montreal and Trois-Rivières, at least

        • (A) 55 dockings or undockings within the Harbour of Montreal,

        • (B) five dockings or undockings within the Harbour of Trois-Rivières,

        • (C) 10 dockings or undockings within the Harbour of Sorel,

        • (D) three dockings or undockings at the Wharf of Contrecoeur,

        • (E) five arrivals and five departures from St. Lambert Lock, including transit between the Lock and a place below Jacques Cartier Bridge, and

        • (F) 138 trips between Montreal and Trois-Rivières, of which

          • (I) 18 were between any places between Montreal and Trois-Rivières, and

          • (II) six were between Montreal and Trois-Rivières during the winter navigation period determined by the Authority in accordance with subsection 35(2),

        • (G) and (H) [Repealed, SOR/2002-346, s. 8]

      • (ii) during each year, in the case of a holder of a licence for that part of District No. 1 between Trois-Rivières and Quebec, at least

        • (A) 20 dockings or undockings within the Harbour of Quebec,

        • (B) five dockings or undockings within the Harbour of Trois-Rivières, and

        • (C) 138 trips between Trois-Rivières and Québec, of which

          • (I) eight were between any places between Trois-Rivières and Québec, and

          • (II) six were between Trois-Rivières and Québec during the winter navigation period determined by the Authority in accordance with subsection 35(2), or

        • (D) and (E) [Repealed, SOR/2002-346, s. 8]

      • (iii) during the 24 months referred to in paragraph (c), in the case of a holder of a licence for District No. 2, at least

        • (A) fifteen movages per year in the Harbour of Quebec,

        • (B) five movages per year in the Harbour of Chicoutimi, including Grande-Anse,

        • (C) eight movages per year in the Harbour of Port Alfred, and

        • (D) 113 trips in each year, of which

          • (I) nine were to Chicoutimi or Grande-Anse,

          • (II) 15 were to Port-Alfred, and

          • (III) nine were during the winter navigation period determined by the Authority in accordance with subsection 35(2);

        • (E) [Repealed, SOR/2002-346, s. 8]

    • (e) in the case of a holder who has obtained a passing mark in the examination referred to in paragraph (a) at the second attempt, have effected, in the appropriate District, while holding a Class D apprentice permit, 150% of the number of dockings, undockings, arrivals, departures, trips or movages required under subparagraphs (3)(d)(i) to (iii), rounded up to the next highest whole number, if necessary; and

    • (f) in the case of a holder who has obtained a passing mark in the examination referred to in paragraph (a) at a third attempt, have effected, in the appropriate District, while holding a Class D apprentice permit, 175% of the number of dockings, undockings, arrivals, departures, trips or movages required under subparagraphs (3)(d)(i) to (iii), rounded up to the next highest whole number, if necessary.

  • (4) and (5) [Repealed, SOR/2002-346, s. 8]

  • (6) [Repealed, SOR/78-844, s. 1]

  • SORS/78-844, s. 1
  • SOR/80-252, s. 1
  • SOR/83-892, s. 1
  • SOR/89-567, s. 3
  • SOR/91-482, s. 1
  • SOR/92-680, s. 2
  • SOR/97-262, s. 1
  • SOR/99-417, s. 4
  • SOR/2002-346, s. 8
  • SOR/2008-80, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-78, s. 2

Documentation Requirements for Pilotage Certificates

  •  (1) An applicant for a first pilotage certificate shall, not less than 10 days but not more than 60 days before the date of the examination, submit an application and provide the Authority with true copies of the following:

    • (a) documents that establish that the applicant is a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident as described in paragraph 22(2)(b) of the Act;

    • (b) the applicant’s birth certificate or other official document showing the date and place of birth of the applicant;

    • (c) diplomas and navigational certificates as well as documents that establish that the sea service requirements of these Regulations have been met;

    • (d) the medical report required under the General Pilotage Regulations; and

    • (e) a letter of recommendation from

      • (i) the applicant’s most recent employer, if the applicant was employed by that employer for more than two years, or

      • (ii) each of the applicant’s two most recent employers, if the applicant was employed by the most recent employer for less than two years.

  • (2) A holder of a pilotage certificate who applies for another pilotage certificate shall submit an application and provide the Authority with documents that establish that the holder has met the sea service requirements of these Regulations for that certificate.

  • SOR/2002-346, s. 9
 
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