Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Thursday, 21 November 1912

Senator PEARCE (Western AustraliaMinister of Defence) . - This is one of the several alterations dealing with the subject of salvage, &c, which are being inserted to bring the Bill into line with the International Maritime Convention, and with the Imperial Maritime Conventions Act of 191 1, dealing with the subject. I move -

That the amendment be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

Clause 333- (1.) The Minister may, subject to the regulations, license persons (in this Act called " coastal pilots") to conduct ships from one port to another port in Australia. (2.) A coastal pilot shall not (except as authorized by his licence) act as a pilot for any port at which pilotage is compulsory.

Penalty : One hundred pounds.

House of Representatives' Amendments.- Omit " coastal," line 2, insert " licensed " ; after " Australia," line 4, insert " or to act as pilots for any port at which pilotage is not compulsory " ; omit " coastal," line 5, insert " licensed."

Suggest corrections