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Ferriage Charges Regulations

made under Section 6 of the

Ferries Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 168

O.I.C. 2006-575 (December 20, 2006), N.S. Reg. 235/2006

as amended to O.I.C. 2015-360 (December 1, 2015), N.S. Reg. 363/2015



Citation

1     These regulations may be cited as the Ferriage Charges Regulations.


Ferriage charges

2     The ferriage charges on the respective ferries are as set out in the following table:


 

Country Harbour

English-town

LaHave

Little
Narrows

Petit &

Grand
Passage

Tancook Island

Book of 10 tickets

$35.00

$35.00

$35.00

$35.00

$35.00*

$35.00*

Cash

$7.00

$7.00

$7.00

$7.00

$7.00*

$7.00*

Trucks weighing 1 ton or more


$7.00


$7.00


$7.00


$7.00


$10.00*


n/a

Book of 5 tickets (trucks)


$35.00


$35.00


$35.00


$35.00


$50.00*


n/a

*One ticket or cash payment covers a round trip.

Section 2 replaced: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.


Island ferry passes for trucks

Section 3 heading replaced: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.

3     Island ferry passes for Petit Passage and Grand Passage, valid for 1 calendar year, may be issued to a person who owns 1 or more trucks weighing 1 ton or more each at the rates set out in the following table for the applicable number of trucks owned by the person:


Number

of Trucks

Cost of Annual Pass

Purchased

Jan. 1 - Mar. 31

Purchased

Apr. 1 - June 30

Purchased

July 1 - Sept. 30

Purchased

Oct. 1 - Dec. 31

1

$648

$540

$432

$270

2

$863

$701

$540

$324

3

$1079

$863

$648

$378

4

$1295

$1025

$755

$432

5

$1511

$1187

$863

$486

6

$1727

$1349

$971

$540

7

$1943

$1511

$1079

$594

8

$2158

$1673

$1187

$648

9

$2374

$1910

$1295

$701

10

$2590

$2050

$1403

$755

Section 3 replaced: O.I.C. 2013-105, N.S. Reg. 101/2013; amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.


Cable ferry passes for trucks

3A  Cable ferry passes for Country Harbour, Englishtown, LaHave and Little Narrows, valid for 1 calendar year, may be issued to a person who owns 1 or more trucks weighing 1 ton or more each at the rates set out in the following table for the applicable number of trucks owned by the person:



Number of Trucks

Cost of Annual Pass

Purchased

Jan. 1–Mar. 31

Purchased

Apr. 1–June 30

Purchased

July 1–Sept. 30

Purchased

Oct. 1–Dec. 31

1

$1000

$833

$667

$417

2

$1332

$1082

$833

$500

3

$1665

$1332

$1000

$583

4

$1998

$1582

$1165

$667

5

$2332

$1832

$1332

$750

6

$2665

$2082

$1498

$833

7

$2998

$2332

$1665

$917

8

$3330

$2582

$1832

$1000

9

$3664

$2948

$1998

$1082

10

$3997

$3164

$2165

$1165

Section 3A added: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.


Island ferry passes for passenger vehicles

Section 4 heading replaced: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.

4     (1)    An island ferry pass for Tancook, Petit Passage and Grand Passage, valid for 1 calendar year, may be issued for 1 passenger vehicle at a cost of $162.

Subsection 4(1) replaced: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015; amended: O.I.C. 2015-360, N.S. Reg. 363/2015.

 

       (2)    The owner of a passenger vehicle who has been issued a passenger vehicle island ferry pass may be issued up to 2 additional passenger vehicle island ferry passes for passenger vehicles registered in the owner’s name, at a cost of $27.00 per vehicle.

Subsection 4(2) amended: O.I.C. 2013-105, N.S. Reg. 101/2013; O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.

 

       (3)    A passenger vehicle island ferry pass may be issued for a period of less than 1 calendar year at a prorated cost in accordance with the following table:




Column 1

Month Issued

Column 2

Total Cost

Column 3

Number of Cheques

($13.50 each—if paying by post-dated cheque under Section 6)

January

$162.00

12

February

$148.50

11

March

$135.00

10

April

$121.50

9

May

$108.00

8

June

$94.50

7

July

$81.00

6

August

$67.50

5

September

$54.00

4

October

$40.50

3

November

$27.00

2

December

$13.50

1

Subsection 4(3), table replaced: O.I.C. 2015-360, N.S. Reg. 363/2015.

Subsection 4(3) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.


Cable ferry passes for passenger vehicles

5     (1)    A cable ferry pass for Country Harbour, Englishtown, LaHave and Little Narrows, valid for 1 calendar year, may be issued for 1 passenger vehicle at a cost of $240.00.

Subsection 5(1) amended: O.I.C. 2015-360, N.S. Reg. 363/2015.

 

       (2)    The owner of a passenger vehicle who has been issued a passenger vehicle cable ferry pass may be issued up to 2 additional passenger vehicle ferry passes for passenger vehicles registered in the owner’s name, at a cost of $42.00 per vehicle.

 

       (3)    A passenger vehicle cable ferry pass may be issued for a period of less than 1 calendar year at a prorated cost in accordance with the following table:


Column 1

Month Issued

Column 2

Total Cost

Column 3

Number of Cheques

($20.00 each—if paying by post-dated cheque under Section 6)

January

$240.00

12

February

$220.00

11

March

$200.00

10

April

$180.00

9

May

$160.00

8

June

$140.00

7

July

$120.00

6

August

$100.00

5

September

$80.00

4

October

$60.00

3

November

$40.00

2

December

$20.00

1

Subsection 5(3), table replaced: O.I.C. 2015-360, N.S. Reg. 363/2015.

Section 5 added: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 100/2015.


Payment by post-dated cheque

6     (1)    A person may pay for a ferry pass issued for a calendar year under Section 4 or 5 by providing the number of post-dated cheques indicated in Column 3 of the table in subsection 4(3) or 5(3) in the row for the month in which the pass is issued.

 

       (2)    Each post-dated cheque must be dated no later than the first day of the month to which it applies and must be in the amount specified in the heading to Column 3 of the table in subsection 4(3) or 5(3).

 

       (3)    If a post-dated cheque provided by a person is returned because of insufficient funds, the person’s ferry pass is revoked for the remaining months of the calendar year for which it is issued.

Section 6 added: O.I.C. 2015-360, N.S. Reg. 363/2015.