Canada Transportation Act (S.C. 1996, c. 10)

Act current to 2017-12-11 and last amended on 2017-08-01. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — 2007, c. 19, s. 55

    • Agreements entered into prior to the coming into force of section 44
      • 55 (1) Section 152.1 of the Canada Transportation Act, as enacted by section 44 of this Act, does not apply in respect of agreements entered into before the day on which section 44 of this Act comes into force.

      • Exception

        (2) Despite subsection (1), in the case of an agreement between VIA Rail Canada Inc. and a railway company that was entered into before the day on which section 44 of this Act comes into force, Via Rail Canada Inc. may apply to the Canadian Transportation Agency to decide any matter respecting the priority to be given to the trains of any of the parties to the agreement. In making its decision, the Agency shall have regard to the public interest and to the operational requirements of the parties to the agreement. Section 152.2 of the Canada Transportation Act, as enacted by section 44 of this Act, applies, with any modifications that are necessary, if the Agency, as part of its decision, fixes an amount to be paid by Via Rail Canada Inc. In the event of any inconsistency between the Agency’s decision and the provisions of the agreement, the Agency’s decision prevails to the extent of the inconsistency.

  • — 2007, c. 19, s. 56

    • Members continued
      • 56 (1) Despite sections 3 to 5 of this Act, the members of the Canadian Transportation Agency, including its Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, who hold office on the coming into force of those sections continue to hold office according to the conditions of their appointments, until the expiry of their respective terms.

      • Temporary limitation on appointment of new members

        (2) Despite section 3 of this Act, the Governor in Council may not appoint or reappoint members of the Canadian Transportation Agency under subsection 7(2) or subsection 8(2), respectively, of the Canada Transportation Act until the number of members of the Agency, other than the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson, is less than three.

      • Exception for appointment of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson

        (3) Despite subsection (2) and section 3 of this Act, the Governor in Council may appoint or reappoint members of the Canadian Transportation Agency to be designated as the Chairperson or the Vice-Chairperson of the Agency under subsection 7(3) of the Canada Transportation Act.

  • — 2007, c. 19, s. 57

    • Adjustment to the volume-related composite price index

      57 Despite subsection 151(5) of the Canada Transportation Act, the Canadian Transportation Agency shall, once only, on request of the Minister of Transport and on the date set by the Agency, adjust the volume-related composite price index to reflect costs incurred by the prescribed railway companies, as defined in section 147 of that Act, for the maintenance of hopper cars used for the movement of grain, as defined in section 147 of that Act.

  • — 2007, c. 19, s. 58

    • Police constables appointed under section 158 of the Canada Transportation Act

      58 Every police constable appointed under section 158 of the Canada Transportation Act who holds office on the day on which section 54 of this Act comes into force is deemed to have been appointed under section 44 of the Railway Safety Act, as enacted by section 54 of this Act.

  • — 2012, c. 7, s. 41

    • Agreements continued

      41 An agreement entered into or a designation made under section 157.1 of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of any matter referred to in section 6.1 of the Railway Safety Act, as enacted by section 6, continues in force in accordance with its terms until it is replaced by an agreement entered into under that section 6.1.

  • — 2012, c. 7, s. 42

    • Agreements continued

      42 An agreement entered into under section 158 of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of any matter referred to in section 6.2 of the Railway Safety Act, as enacted by section 6, continues in force in accordance with its terms until it is replaced by an agreement entered into under that section 6.2.

  • — 2015, c. 31, s. 36

    • Certificates of fitness

      36 A certificate of fitness that was issued under subsection 92(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, as that subsection read immediately before the day on which section 6 comes into force, and that is valid on that day is deemed, as of that day but only until the day on which it is cancelled, to have been issued

      • (a) under paragraph 92(1)(a) of that Act, as enacted by that section, in respect of the operation of a railway that relates to a passenger rail service or a construction of a railway, and for which the certificate was issued; or

      • (b) under paragraph 92(1)(b) of that Act, as enacted by that section, in respect of the operation of a railway that does not relate to a passenger rail service and for which the certificate was issued.

  • — 2015, c. 31, s. 37

    • Regulations

      37 On the day on which section 6 comes into force, paragraphs 3(b) and (c) and 4(b) of the Railway Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage Regulations continue to apply — until regulations are made under paragraph 92(3)(b) of the Canada Transportation Act — in respect of the proposed operation of a railway referred to in that paragraph 92(3)(b) to allow the Canadian Transportation Agency to determine, for the purposes of paragraph 92(1)(b) of that Act, whether there will be, for the proposed operation, the applicable minimum liability insurance coverage, which includes any self-insurance, as set out in Schedule IV to that Act.

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