(1) The Commissioners are empowered by
statute to formulate rules and regulations for pilotage, to grant Commissions
as Pilots for District One, or for locations within District One, to determine
the competency of Pilots, to suspend Pilots, and to revoke
(2) The Commissioners
are required to enforce the laws and regulations for pilotage within District
One and to receive, hear and determine complaints by and against Pilots for
(3) The Commissioners
must obtain the approval by the Trustees of the Boston Marine Society of any
person to whom the Commissioners propose the grant of a Commission.
(4) The Commissioners may suspend any Pilot
for misconduct, carelessness or neglect of duty as they deem appropriate. Any
such suspension shall remain effective until the next meeting of the Trustees
of the Boston Marine Society and The Commissioners may thereafter continue such
suspension until the close of the next scheduled meeting of the Trustees of the
Boston Marine Society.
Commissioners may revoke the Commission of any Pilot if the Trustees of the
Boston Marine Society decide at either meeting mentioned in
995 CMR 2.03(4)
that said Commission should be revoked. Any
such revocation must occur prior to any reversal of such decision by the
Trustees of the Boston Marine Society.