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Powers and responsibilities

The Authority may make regulations needed to operate and maintain effective pilotage services for navigational safety purposes. This includes the establishment of compulsory pilotage areas, exemptions from compulsory pilotage, pilotage charges and the classes of pilot  licenses and pilotage certificates issued.

The Authority is required to charge fair and reasonable fees that will enable it to be financially self-sufficient. Tariff changes must be published and authorized by Order-in-Council.