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

Act current to 2014-09-15 and last amended on 2012-06-29. Previous Versions

FIVE-YEAR REVIEW

Marginal note:Review of Act in five years
  •  (1) A review of the provisions and the operation of this Act must be completed by the Minister during the fifth year after this section comes into force.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (2) The Minister must cause a report of the results of the review to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the report has been completed.

REGULATIONS

Marginal note:Regulations by Governor in Council

 The Governor in Council may make regulations

  • (a) designating aerodromes for the purposes of this Act; and

  • (b) requiring the Authority to provide to the Minister such information as the Minister may request.

TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Marginal note:Initial powers

 Despite any other provision of this Act, pending the initial appointment of the directors, the Chairperson and any directors who have been appointed have all the powers of the board even if their number does not constitute a quorum.

Marginal note:Transfer of screening equipment
  •  (1) The Governor in Council may require the Air Transport Security Corporation to transfer to the Authority, on such terms as the Governor in Council considers appropriate, good title in any or all screening equipment or other assets owned by the Corporation immediately before the coming into force of this section, free and clear of all liens and encumbrances, for such consideration as the Governor in Council may determine, having regard to the amount that the Corporation paid to acquire it as well as other relevant factors.

  • Marginal note:Other transfers to Authority

    (2) The Governor in Council may require the Air Transport Security Corporation to transfer to the Authority, on such terms as the Governor in Council considers appropriate, any rights, titles, interests or obligations under any contract entered into by the Corporation that is specified by the Minister, despite any contractual restriction on the transfer of those rights, titles, interests or obligations.

  • Marginal note:Transfer to Authority from air carriers

    (3) The Governor in Council may require air carriers to transfer to the Authority, on such terms as the Governor in Council considers appropriate, their rights, titles, interests or obligations under any contract respecting screening specified by the Minister, despite any contractual restriction on the transfer of those rights, titles, interests or obligations.

  • Marginal note:Transfer of contracts

    (4) The transfer to the Authority of responsibility for any existing contracts under this section does not affect any rights, responsibilities or obligations acquired under the Canada Labour Code by the contractors, their employees or any trade union certified to represent those employees.

  • Marginal note:Transfer of screening equipment

    (5) The Governor in Council may transfer to the Authority any screening equipment owned by Her Majesty, including explosive detection equipment, on such terms and conditions as the Governor in Council considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Transfer of Her Majesty’s rights, etc., under contract

    (6) The Governor in Council may transfer to the Authority, on such terms as the Governor in Council considers appropriate, Her Majesty’s rights, titles, interests or obligations under any contract entered into by the Minister before the coming into force of this section respecting a subject-matter that is within the mandate of the Authority.

  • Marginal note:Acceptance of transfers

    (7) The Authority must accept any transfer made under this section.