Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 178 from 2016-06-18 to 2017-07-31:

Marginal note:Notices of violation
  •  (1) The Agency, in respect of a violation referred to in subsection 177(1), (1.1) or (2.1), or the Minister, in respect of a violation referred to in subsection 177(2), (2.2) or (3), may

    • (a) designate persons, or classes of persons, as enforcement officers who are authorized to issue notices of violation; and

    • (b) establish the form and content of notices of violation.

  • Marginal note:Powers of enforcement officers

    (2) Every person designated as an enforcement officer pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) has the powers of entry and inspection referred to in paragraph 39(a).

  • Marginal note:Certification of designated persons

    (3) Every person designated as an enforcement officer pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) shall receive an authorization in prescribed form attesting to the person’s designation and shall, on demand, present the authorization to any person from whom the enforcement officer requests information in the course of the enforcement officer’s duties.

  • Marginal note:Powers of designated persons

    (4) For the purposes of determining whether a violation referred to in section 177 has been committed, a person designated as an enforcement officer pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) may require any person to produce for examination or reproduction all or part of any document or electronically stored data that the enforcement officer believes on reasonable grounds contain any information relevant to the enforcement of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Assistance to enforcement officers

    (5) Any person from whom documents or data are requested pursuant to subsection (4) shall provide all such reasonable assistance as is in their power to enable the enforcement officer making the request to carry out the enforcement officer’s duties and shall furnish such information as the enforcement officer reasonably requires for the purposes of this Act.

  • 1996, c. 10, s. 178;
  • 2007, c. 19, s. 50;
  • 2013, c. 31, s. 13;
  • 2014, c. 8, s. 10;
  • 2015, c. 31, s. 12.
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