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

Act current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2012-06-29. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Expenses

 The directors are entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses incurred by them in the course of performing their duties while absent from their ordinary place of residence.

Chairperson

Marginal note:Powers, duties and functions

 The Chairperson must preside at meetings of the board and exercise any powers and perform any duties and functions that are assigned by the by-laws of the Authority.

Chief Executive Officer

Marginal note:Appointment and tenure

 The chief executive officer of the Authority is to be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for any term that the Governor in Council considers appropriate.

  • 2002, c. 9, s. 2 "17";
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 654.
Marginal note:Role of chief executive officer

 The chief executive officer is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Authority.

Marginal note:Incapacity or vacancy

 In the event of the absence or incapacity of, or a vacancy in the office of, the chief executive officer, the board may appoint an employee of the Authority to exercise the powers and perform the duties and functions of the chief executive officer, but the employee has no authority to act as chief executive officer for a period exceeding 90 days without the approval of the Governor in Council.

  • 2002, c. 9, s. 2 "19";
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 655.
Marginal note:Exclusion

 The chief executive officer may not be appointed as a director.

Marginal note:Full-time office
  •  (1) The chief executive officer must carry out the duties and functions of his or her office on a full-time basis.

  • Marginal note:Remuneration

    (2) The Authority must pay the chief executive officer the remuneration fixed by the Governor in Council.

Marginal note:Expenses

 The chief executive officer is entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses incurred in the course of performing his or her duties while absent from his or her ordinary place of work.

ROLE OF THE BOARD

Marginal note:Role of the board

 The board is responsible for the management of the activities and affairs of the Authority.

Marginal note:By-laws

 The board may make by-laws respecting the management and conduct of the activities and affairs of the Authority and the carrying out of the duties and functions of the board, including by-laws establishing

  • (a) a code of ethics for the directors, officers and employees of the Authority;

  • (b) committees of the board, including a human resources committee and an audit committee; and

  • (c) contracting policies for the Authority.