Acts & Regulations
The Atlantic Pilotage Authority (APA) was established February 1, 1972, pursuant to the Pilotage Act. The Authority is a Crown Corporation as defined by the Financial Administration Act (FAA) and is listed in Schedule III, Part I to that Act. The Authority is not an agent of the Crown.
As a Crown Corporation, the Atlantic Pilotage Authority is governed by the following regulations that are under the powers of the Minister of Transport:
The Board of the Authority consists of a part-time Chairperson and not more than six other members, all appointed by the Governor in Council.
The Chief Executive Officer has the direction and control of the day-to-day business of the Authority. The Authority is administered and controlled at its headquarters, which is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
For More Information
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- The Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- The Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- The Canada- United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.