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.
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.
What are we doing?
As a Crown Corporation, the Atlantic Pilotage Authority is responsible for the following:
In response to Government of Canada initiatives, the Authority is also responsible for the following:
Departmental Actions to respond to the Red Tape Reduction Commission’s Recommendations Report
All of the government’s Acts and Regulations can be found on the Justice Canada website.
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