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General Pilotage Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2006-03-22 to 2012-04-09:

  •  (1) The designated physician conducting a medical examination shall determine whether the applicant or holder has any of the following disabilities:

    • (a) an impairment that could cause an unpredictable loss of consciousness and is not controlled through medication or otherwise;

    • (b) a disorder that could prevent the applicant or holder from reacting effectively while performing pilotage duties;

    • (c) a disorder that could prevent the applicant or holder from having the strength, agility or ability necessary for performing pilotage duties in all weather and sea conditions likely to be encountered while performing pilotage duties;

    • (d) a disorder that could prevent the applicant or holder from speaking in a clear and prompt manner while performing pilotage duties;

    • (e) a condition that could endanger others, taking into account the duration of pilotage duties and the conditions on board ship;

    • (f) a condition that is likely to require emergency medical care and is not controlled through medication or otherwise; or

    • (g) an active psychiatric disorder, including drug or alcohol dependence or abuse.

  • (2) The designated physician shall

    • (a) examine the applicant or holder against the physical requirements set out for all seafarers and those set out for deck department personnel in section 6 of TP 11343;

    • (b) test the vision and hearing of the applicant or holder in accordance with section 7 of TP 11343; and

    • (c) take into account in conducting the examination the recommendations and factors set out in section 5 of TP 11343.

  • SOR/2002-314, s. 2
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