Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 6 from 2015-02-26 to 2016-06-17:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

Agency

Office

Agency means the Canadian Transportation Agency continued by subsection 7(1); (Office)

carrier

transporteur

carrier means a person who is engaged in the transport of goods or passengers by any means of transport under the legislative authority of Parliament; (transporteur)

Chairperson

président

Chairperson means the Chairperson of the Agency; (président)

goods

marchandises

goods includes rolling stock and mail; (marchandises)

member

membre

member means a member of the Agency appointed under subsection 7(2) and includes a temporary member; (membre)

Minister

ministre

Minister means the Minister of Transport; (ministre)

rolling stock

matériel roulant

rolling stock includes a locomotive, engine, motor car, tender, snow-plough, flanger and any car or railway equipment that is designed for movement on its wheels on the rails of a railway; (matériel roulant)

shipper

expéditeur

shipper means a person who sends or receives goods by means of a carrier or intends to do so; (expéditeur)

sitting day of Parliament

jour de séance

sitting day of Parliament means a day on which either House of Parliament sits; (jour de séance)

superior court

cour supérieure

superior court means

  • (a) in Ontario, the Superior Court of Justice,

  • (b) in Quebec, the Superior Court,

  • (c) in New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench,

  • (d) in Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Yukon and the Northwest Territories, the Supreme Court,

  • (e) in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Trial Division of the Supreme Court, and

  • (f) in Nunavut, the Nunavut Court of Justice; (cour supérieure)

temporary member

membre temporaire

temporary member means a temporary member of the Agency appointed under subsection 9(1); (membre temporaire)

Vice-Chairperson

vice-président

Vice-Chairperson means the Vice-Chairperson of the Agency. (vice-président)

  • 1996, c. 10, s. 6;
  • 1998, c. 30, ss. 13(F), 15(E);
  • 1999, c. 3, s. 20;
  • 2002, c. 7, s. 114(E);
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 29.
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