Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act

Version of section 18 from 2003-01-01 to 2015-02-06:

Marginal note:Definitions
  •  (1) In this section,

    civil transportation facility

    installation de transport civile

    civil transportation facility means

    • (a) an installation designed or used to facilitate the operation or maintenance of an aircraft or ship,

    • (b) a railway, or

    • (c) a pipeline

    that is not a military transportation facility; (installation de transport civile)

    military conveyance

    moyen de transport militaire

    military conveyance means an aircraft, ship, rolling stock, motor vehicle or any other machine designed for movement from place to place, that is operated by or on behalf of the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Forces or a visiting force; (moyen de transport militaire)

    military transportation facility

    installation de transport militaire

    military transportation facility means

    • (a) an installation designed or used to facilitate the operation or maintenance of an aircraft, ship, motor vehicle or any other machine designed for movement from place to place,

    • (b) a railway, or

    • (c) a pipeline

    that is operated by or on behalf of the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Forces or a visiting force; (installation de transport militaire)

    visiting force

    force étrangère présente au Canada

    visiting force means a visiting force as defined in section 2 of the Visiting Forces Act. (force étrangère présente au Canada)

  • Marginal note:Military conveyance or military transportation facility

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), the Board shall not investigate a transportation occurrence that involves a military conveyance or military transportation facility.

  • Marginal note:Where Board may investigate

    (3) The Board may investigate a transportation occurrence that involves

    • (a) a military conveyance and an aircraft, ship or rolling stock none of which is a military conveyance;

    • (b) a military conveyance and a civil transportation facility; or

    • (c) a military transportation facility and an aircraft, ship or rolling stock none of which is a military conveyance.

  • Marginal note:Investigations to be co-ordinated

    (4) Where a transportation occurrence referred to in subsection (3) is being investigated by the Board and by the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Forces or a visiting force, the Board and the Minister of National Defence shall take all reasonable measures to ensure that the investigations are coordinated.

  • 1989, c. 3, s. 18;
  • 1998, c. 20, s. 24.
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