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Great Lakes Pilotage Tariff Regulations (SOR/84-253)

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Great Lakes Pilotage Tariff Regulations

SOR/84-253

PILOTAGE ACT

Registration 1984-03-22

Great Lakes Pilotage Tariff Regulations

P.C. 1984-1022 1984-03-22

Whereas the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, Ltd., proposed to make Regulations Prescribing Tariffs of Pilotage Charges to be paid to the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority Ltd., pursuant to section 22 of the Pilotage Act, and did publish that proposed tariff in the Canada Gazette Part I on January 19, 1984;

And Whereas more than thirty days have expired from the date of publication and no notices of objection to the proposed amendment were filed with the Canadian Transport Commission pursuant to subsection 23(2) of the Pilotage Act.

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to subsection 22(1) of the Pilotage Act, is pleased hereby to approve the revocation of the Great Lakes Pilotage Tariff Regulations, C.R.C., c. 1267, and approve, in substitution therefor, the annexed Regulations Prescribing Tariffs of Pilotage Charges to be paid to the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, Ltd. for Pilotage, made by the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, Ltd., on February 22, 1984.

 [Repealed, SOR/2017-105, s. 2]

Interpretation

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    Authority

    Authority means the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority; (Administration)

    breadth

    breadth has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (largeur)

    Cornwall District

    Cornwall District has the same meaning as in paragraph 3(a) of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (circonscription de Cornwall)

    depth

    depth has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (creux)

    designated waters

    designated waters means the waters in International Districts Nos. 1, 2 and 3; (eaux désignées)

    International District No. 1

    International District No. 1 has the meaning assigned in paragraph 3(b) of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (circonscription internationale no 1)

    International District No. 2

    International District No. 2 has the meaning assigned in paragraph 3(c) of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (circonscription internationale no 2)

    International District No. 3

    International District No. 3 has the meaning assigned in paragraph 3(d) of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (circonscription internationale no 3)

    length

    length has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (longueur)

    movage

    movage has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Great Lakes Pilotage Regulations; (déplacement)

    undesignated waters

    undesignated waters means the Canadian waters of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior that are not designated waters. (eaux non désignées)

  • (2) For the purposes of these Regulations,

    • (a) there is a cancelled order when a request for pilotage services is cancelled by the owner, master or agent of the ship after the request was accepted; and

    • (b) there is a cancelled sail when, after a pilot reports for duty at a designated boarding point, the ship is overdue to sail by at least three hours.

  • (3) For the purposes of these Regulations, every reference to “the Port of Churchill” is a reference to “all the navigable waters, including any foreshore, commencing at the northern extremity of Eskimo Point and running on a course due north to a point distant five nautical miles from the northernmost extremity of Eskimo Point; thence, on the circumference of a circle with the said northernmost extremity as a centre, easterly and southerly to the shore of Hudson Bay at the high-water mark; thence, following the said high-water mark westerly to Cape Merry; thence, following the high-water mark on the eastern shore of the Churchill River upstream as far as the tide ebbs and flows; thence, across the Churchill River to its western shore; thence, northerly and following the high-water mark downstream to the point at Old Fort Prince of Wales and across to Eskimo Point and to the place of beginning”.

  • SOR/96-409, s. 2(E)
  • SOR/2002-110, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-56, s. 1
  • SOR/2017-105, s. 3
  • SOR/2019-56, s. 1
  • SOR/2020-59, s. 1

Pilotage Charges

  •  (1) The charge for a pilotage service in

    • (a) the Welland Canal is

      • (i) where a basic charge is specified in Schedule 1 in respect of that service, the basic charge multiplied by the weighting factor of the ship, and

      • (ii) where a charge is specified in Schedule 1 in respect of that service, the charge specified;

    • (b) the Cornwall District is,

      • (i) where a basic charge is specified in Schedule 2 in respect of that service, the basic charge multiplied by the weighting factor of the ship, and

      • (ii) where a charge is specified in Schedule 2 in respect of that service, the charge specified; and

    • (b.1) the Port of Churchill is, where a basic charge is specified in Schedule 3 in respect of that service, the basic charge multiplied by the weighting factor of the ship;

    • (c) a compulsory pilotage area, other than the Welland Canal, the Cornwall District or the Port of Churchill, Manitoba, is

      • (i) where a basic charge is specified in Schedule 1 in respect of that service, the basic charge multiplied by the weighting factor of the ship, and

      • (ii) where a charge is specified in Schedule 1 in respect of that service, the charge specified; and

    • (d) contiguous waters referred to in paragraph 20(2)(b) of the Pilotage Act, where a licensed pilot provides a service, is calculated as set out in subparagraphs (c)(i) and (ii).

  • (1.1) [Repealed, SOR/94-167, s. 1]

  • (2) For the purpose of subsection (1), the weighting factor of a ship whose location is set out in column 1 and whose pilotage unit is set out in column 2 of the following table is set out in column 3:

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemLocationPilotage UnitWeighting Factor
    1AnywhereNot more than 491.00
    2AnywhereMore than 49 but not more than 1591.15
    3AnywhereMore than 159 but not more than 1891.30
    4AnywhereMore than 189 but not more than 2191.45
    5Anywhere other than the Port of ChurchillMore than 2191.45
    6The Port of ChurchillMore than 219 but not more than 2491.60
    7The Port of ChurchillMore than 249 but not more than 2791.75
    8The Port of ChurchillMore than 279 but not more than 3091.90
    9The Port of ChurchillMore than 309 but not more than 3392.05
    10The Port of ChurchillMore than 339 but not more than 3692.20
    11The Port of ChurchillMore than 369 but not more than 3992.35
    12The Port of ChurchillMore than 399 but not more than 4292.50
    13The Port of ChurchillMore than 429 but not more than 4592.65
    14The Port of ChurchillMore than 4592.80
  • (3) For the purposes of subsection (2), the pilotage unit of a ship is the number obtained by multiplying the length of the ship by the breadth of the ship by the depth of the ship and dividing the product obtained by 283.17.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/89-108, s. 1]

  • (5) [Repealed, SOR/2005-281, s. 1]

  • SOR/86-449, s. 1
  • SOR/88-420, s. 1
  • SOR/89-108, s. 1
  • SOR/90-204, s. 1(E)
  • SOR/91-143, s. 2(F)
  • SOR/92-163, ss. 2, 4(F)
  • SOR/94-167, s. 1
  • SOR/94-509, s. 1
  • SOR/96-409, s. 5(E)
  • SOR/99-156, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-110, s. 3
  • SOR/2003-56, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-322, s. 1
  • SOR/2004-196, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/2005-281, s. 1
  • SOR/2006-192, ss. 1, 13
  • SOR/2008-179, s. 1
  • SOR/2010-251, s. 1
  • SOR/2011-137, s. 1
  • SOR/2017-105, s. 4
 
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