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§ 11-602. Payments for pilot’s maintenance and daily rate of pay

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 11. Pilots (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Miscellaneous Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 11-602
§ 11-602. Payments for pilot’s maintenance and daily rate of pay
Detention on vessel
(a) If a licensed pilot is detained for any reason on a vessel that has employed the pilot to provide pilotage, the master of the vessel shall pay the cost of the pilot's maintenance and the daily rate of pay for an unlimited license pilot as determined by the bylaws of the Association for each day the pilot is detained.
Quarantine of vessel
(b) If a licensed pilot is quarantined by order of a health officer because of conditions on a vessel that has employed the pilot to provide pilotage, the master of the vessel shall pay the pilot the cost of the pilot's maintenance and the daily rate of pay for an unlimited license pilot as determined by the bylaws of the Association for each day that the pilot is quarantined.
Circumstances beyond control of pilot
(c) If a master of a vessel carries a licensed pilot to sea under circumstances that are beyond the control of the pilot, the master shall:
(1) pay the pilot the daily rate of pay for an unlimited license pilot as determined by the bylaws of the Association until the return of the pilot;
(2) provide first class accommodations and maintenance for the pilot; and
(3) at the first opportunity, return the pilot by first class passage to the home port of the pilot.
Joint and several liability
(d) The master, owner, charterer, and agent of a vessel shall be jointly and severally liable for any payments due under this section.

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Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1996, c. 214, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
Formerly Art. 74, § 13.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 11-602, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 11-602
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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