General Pilotage Regulations
12 (1) An applicant shall have the following sea service:
(a) subject to subsection (2), within the five years before the date of the application, sea service on board ships engaged on voyages in the area in which the applicant intends to perform pilotage duties that would give the applicant a general knowledge of that area; and
(b) at least 12 months as master of a ship or at least 24 months as deck watch officer of a ship.
(2) In the case of an applicant for a licence who intends to perform pilotage duties in an area in the region of the Laurentian Pilotage Authority, the sea service need not be in that area.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply in the case of an applicant who intends to perform pilotage duties in an area in the region of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority if the applicant is the holder of a valid licence or pilotage certificate for another area in that region.
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