Aeronautics Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-2)

Act current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2012-01-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Application of Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act

 The provisions of sections 28, 29 and 30 of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act relating to on-board recordings, communication records and statements, within the meaning of those respective sections, apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to and in respect of a board of inquiry and an inquiry conducted by such a board under section 6.3 and any investigation by the Minister concerning aviation safety.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 33 (1st Supp.), s. 1;
  • 1989, c. 3, s. 40.

Interim Orders

Marginal note:Interim orders
  •  (1) The Minister may make an interim order that contains any provision that may be contained in a regulation made under this Part

    • (a) to deal with a significant risk, direct or indirect, to aviation safety or the safety of the public;

    • (b) to deal with an immediate threat to aviation security, the security of any aircraft or aerodrome or other aviation facility or the safety of the public, passengers or crew members; or

    • (c) for the purpose of giving immediate effect to any recommendation of any person or organization authorized to investigate an aviation accident or incident.

  • Marginal note:Authorized deputy may make interim order

    (1.1) The Minister may authorize, subject to any restrictions or conditions that the Minister may specify, his or her deputy to make, for any reason referred to in any of paragraphs (1)(a) to (c), an interim order that contains any provision that may be contained in a regulation made under this Part.

  • Marginal note:Consultation

    (1.2) Before making an interim order, the Minister or deputy, as the case may be, must consult with any person or organization that the Minister or deputy considers appropriate in the circumstances.

  • Marginal note:Coming into effect

    (2) An interim order has effect from the day on which it is made, as if it were a regulation made under this Part, and ceases to have effect fourteen days after it is made unless it is approved by the Governor in Council within that fourteen day period.

  • Marginal note:Recommendation by Minister

    (3) Where the Governor in Council approves an interim order, the Minister shall, as soon as possible after the approval, recommend to the Governor in Council that a regulation having the same effect as the interim order be made under this Part, and the interim order ceases to have effect

    • (a) where such a regulation is made, on the day on which the regulation comes into force; and

    • (b) where no such regulation is made, one year after the day on which the interim order is made.

  • Marginal note:Publication in Canada Gazette

    (4) An interim order must be published in the Canada Gazette within 23 days after the day on which it is made.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of interim order

    (5) A copy of each interim order must be tabled in each House of Parliament within 15 days after it is made.

  • Marginal note:House not sitting

    (6) In order to comply with subsection (5), the interim order may be sent to the Clerk of the House if the House is not sitting.

  • 1992, c. 4, s. 13;
  • 2004, c. 15, s. 11.