Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act (S.C. 2002, c. 9, s. 2)

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Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act

S.C. 2002, c. 9, s. 2

Assented to 2002-04-01

An Act to establish the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

[Enacted by section 2 of chapter 9 of the Statutes of Canada, 2002, in force April 1, 2002, see SI/2002-63.]

SHORT TITLE

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act.

INTERPRETATION

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Act.

“Authority”

« Administration »

“Authority” means the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority established by subsection 5(1).

“authorized aerodrome operator”

« exploitant d’aérodrome autorisé »

“authorized aerodrome operator” means an operator of an aerodrome designated by the regulations who is authorized by the Authority under section 7 to deliver screening.

“board”

« conseil »

“board” means the board of directors of the Authority established by section 10.

“Minister”

« ministre »

“Minister” means the Minister of Transport.

“screening”

« contrôle »

“screening” means screening, including a search, performed in the manner and under the circumstances prescribed in aviation security regulations, security measures, emergency directions or interim orders made under the Aeronautics Act.

“screening contractor”

« fournisseur de services de contrôle »

“screening contractor” means a contractor retained by the Authority or an authorized aerodrome operator to deliver screening.

“screening officer”

« agent de contrôle »

“screening officer” means a screening officer who is employed by the Authority, an authorized aerodrome operator or a screening contractor to perform screening.

“screening point”

« point de contrôle »

“screening point” means a point where screening is delivered, either directly or through a screening contractor, by the Authority or by an authorized aerodrome operator acting on behalf of the Authority, in order to meet the requirements of aviation security regulations, security measures, emergency directions or interim orders made under the Aeronautics Act.

  • 2002, c. 9, s. 2 "2";
  • 2004, c. 15, s. 24.