Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (SOR/2011-318)

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Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012

SOR/2011-318

AERONAUTICS ACT

Registration 2011-12-16

Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012

P.C. 2011-1669 2011-12-15

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to sections 4.71Footnote a and 4.9Footnote b, paragraphs 7.6(1)(a)Footnote c and (b)Footnote c and section 7.7Footnote d of the Aeronautics ActFootnote e, hereby makes the annexed Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012.

OVERVIEW

Marginal note:Regulations overview
  •  (1) These Regulations are the principal means of supplementing the legislative framework set out in sections 4.7 to 4.87 of the Act and are designed to facilitate the detection of, prevention of, response to and recovery from acts or attempted acts of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Other instruments

    (2) These Regulations are supplemented from time to time by other aviation security regulations, security measures, interim orders and emergency directions.

Marginal note:Structure

 These Regulations are divided into 14 parts: 

  • (a) Part 1 deals with screening authorities and the screening of persons and goods at aerodromes;

  • (b) Part 2 deals with other air transport security functions of CATSA;

  • (c) Part 3 deals with weapons, explosive substances and incendiary devices;

  • (d) Part 4 deals with security at aerodromes listed in Schedule 1;

  • (e) Part 5 deals with security at aerodromes listed in Schedule 2;

  • (f) Part 6 deals with security at aerodromes listed in Schedule 3;

  • (g) Part 7 deals with security at other aerodromes;

  • (h) Part 8 deals with aircraft security;

  • (i) Part 9 is reserved;

  • (j) Part 10 is reserved;

  • (k) Part 11 is reserved;

  • (l) Part 12 is reserved;

  • (m) Part 13 sets out ministerial powers and duties; and

  • (n) Part 14 sets out an administrative monetary penalty scheme for the contravention of certain provisions of these Regulations and the provisions of any security measure.

INTERPRETATION

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

“accepted cargo”

« fret accepté »

“accepted cargo” means any cargo in respect of which an air waybill or other similar control document is issued.

“Act”

« Loi »

“Act” means the Aeronautics Act.

“biometric template”

« modèle biométrique »

“biometric template” means a template generated by algorithms that encode an identifiable physiological or behavioural characteristic of a person.

“carry-on baggage”

« bagages de cabine »

“carry-on baggage” means any baggage and personal belongings to which a person has or will have access on board an aircraft.

“CATSA”

« ACSTA »

“CATSA” means the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority established under subsection 5(1) of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act.

“checked baggage”

« bagages enregistrés »

“checked baggage” means any baggage and personal belongings in respect of which a baggage tag is issued after the baggage and personal belongings are accepted for transportation.

“combination code”

« code d’accès »

“combination code” means a series or combination of numbers, letters or other characters that is assigned to a person by, or under the authority of, the operator of an aerodrome and that, when entered into mechanical or electronic equipment on or near a door, gate or other device, unlocks or releases the door, gate or other device and allows access to a restricted area.

“crew member”

« membre d’équipage »

“crew member” means a person assigned to duty on an aircraft during flight time by the operator of the aircraft.

“document of entitlement”

« document d’autorisation »

“document of entitlement” means a document that serves as proof of authorization to enter a restricted area.

“escort officer”

« agent d’escorte »

“escort officer” means

  • (a) a peace officer; and

  • (b) any person authorized by the federal government or a provincial government or any of their agencies to escort a person in custody on a flight.

“firearm”

« arme à feu »

“firearm” has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Criminal Code.

“general list of prohibited items”

« liste générale des articles interdits »

“general list of prohibited items” means Part 1 of TP 14628, which lists or describes goods that

  • (a) could pose a threat to aviation security;

  • (b) are prohibited as carry-on baggage by the governments of other countries; or

  • (c) are identified by the International Civil Aviation Organization as items that must never be carried in the cabin of an aircraft or taken into a restricted area.

“incendiary device”

« engin incendiaire »

“incendiary device” means an object, other than a match or pocket lighter, that is fabricated with combustible materials and is designed to inflict burn injuries on individuals or to cause fire damage to property.

“inspector”

« inspecteur »

“inspector” means a person who is authorized by the Minister to carry out an inspection under subsection 8.7(1) of the Act.

“key”

« clé »

“key” means a key, card or other device, including a functionality that can be added to a restricted area identity card, that is designed to allow access to a restricted area and that is issued to an individual by, or under the authority of, the operator of an aerodrome.

“Minister”

« ministre »

“Minister” means the Minister of Transport.

“non-passenger screening checkpoint”

« point de contrôle des non-passagers »

“non-passenger screening checkpoint” means a restricted area access point or a location inside a restricted area where persons other than passengers are screened or can be screened.

“operator of an aerodrome”

« exploitant d’un aérodrome »

“operator of an aerodrome” means

  • (a) in the case of an aerodrome that is not an airport, the person in charge of the aerodrome, and includes an employee, an agent or a representative of the person in charge of the aerodrome;

  • (b) in the case of an airport, the holder of the Canadian aviation document issued in respect of the airport or the person in charge of the airport, and includes an employee, an agent or a representative of the holder of the Canadian aviation document; and

  • (c) in the case of an aerodrome or part of an aerodrome that is operated by the Minister of National Defence and used by an air carrier, the person in charge of commercial air service operations at the aerodrome.

“operator of an aircraft”

« utilisateur d’un aéronef »

“operator of an aircraft” means the person who has possession of the aircraft as owner, lessee or otherwise.

“passenger screening checkpoint”

« point de contrôle des passagers »

“passenger screening checkpoint” means a screening checkpoint that is intended primarily for the screening of departing passengers.

“peace officer”

« agent de la paix »

“peace officer” means

  • (a) a member of the Correctional Service of Canada who is designated as a peace officer under Part I of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and any other officer or permanent employee of a prison, other than a penitentiary as defined in Part I of that Act;

  • (b) a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a police officer or a police constable;

  • (c) any person who is designated by the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or a provincial minister as a peace officer for the purpose of the preservation and maintenance of the public peace at an aerodrome;

  • (d) an officer who is enforcing any provision of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, or of any regulations, warrant, order or direction made under that Act, respecting the arrest, detention or removal from Canada of any person; and

  • (e) an officer or non-commissioned member of the Canadian Forces who is appointed as a member of the military police under regulations for the purposes of section 156 of the National Defence Act.

“personal identification code”

« code d’identification personnel »

“personal identification code” means a series or combination of numbers, letters or other characters that is chosen by a person or that is assigned to a person by, or under the authority of, the operator of an aerodrome and that, when entered into or placed near mechanical or electronic equipment on or near a door, gate or other device, unlocks or releases the door, gate or other device and allows access to a restricted area.

“primary security line”

« première ligne de sûreté »

“primary security line” means the boundary between a restricted area and a non-restricted area at an aerodrome.

“primary security line partner”

« partenaire de la première ligne de sûreté »

“primary security line partner” means a business, organization or non-profit group — other than the operator of an aerodrome, CATSA, a government department or agency or the police service with jurisdiction at an aerodrome — that occupies an area that is on an aerodrome’s primary security line and that includes a restricted area access point. This definition includes, but is not limited to, a commercial lessee of the operator of an aerodrome.

“regulatory requirement”

« exigence réglementaire »

“regulatory requirement” means a requirement of

  • (a) these Regulations;

  • (b) any other aviation security regulations;

  • (c) a security measure; or

  • (d) an interim order.

“restricted area”

« zone réglementée »

“restricted area” means any area of an aerodrome to which access is restricted to authorized persons.

“restricted area access point”

« point d’accès aux zones réglementées »

“restricted area access point” means an opening in a security barrier that allows access to a restricted area.

“restricted area identity card”

« carte d’identité de zone réglementée »

“restricted area identity card” means a restricted area pass issued by or under the authority of the operator of an aerodrome listed in Schedule 1 or 2.

“restricted area pass”

« laissez-passer de zone réglementée »

“restricted area pass” means a pass issued by or under the authority of the operator of an aerodrome to a person who requires ongoing access to restricted areas as part of the person’s employment.

“screening authority”

« administration de contrôle »

“screening authority” means a person responsible for the screening of persons and goods.

“screening officer”

« agent de contrôle »

“screening officer” has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act.

“security barrier”

« enceinte de sûreté »

“security barrier” means a physical structure or natural feature used to prevent or deter access by unauthorized persons to a restricted area.

“security personnel”

« personnel de sûreté »

“security personnel” means, in the case of an aerodrome, individuals, other than peace officers, who are employed at the aerodrome to detect, prevent, respond to, and assist in the recovery from acts or attempted acts of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

“specific list of prohibited items”

« liste spécifique des articles interdits »

“specific list of prohibited items” means Part 2 of TP 14628, which lists flights or classes of flights that require additional screening for reasons respecting elevated threat conditions or respecting the harmonization of screening rules and which lists or describes, for each flight or class of flight, goods that are supplemental to the goods listed or described in the general list of prohibited items.

“sterile area”

« zone stérile »

“sterile area” means a restricted area, including any passenger loading bridge attached to it, that is used to segregate the following persons from other persons at an aerodrome:

  • (a) passengers who have been screened;

  • (b) passengers who are exempted from screening in accordance with an aviation security regulation, a security measure, an emergency direction or an interim order; and

  • (c) other persons who are authorized to be in the area by the operator of the aerodrome.

“TP 14628”

« TP 14628 »

“TP 14628” means the document entitled Prohibited Items List, published by the Department of Transport in March 2011, as amended from time to time.

“weapon”

« arme »

“weapon” has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Criminal Code.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 1.

PART 1SCREENING

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out requirements for screening officers, screening authorities and persons who are subject to screening. This Part is also a supplement to section 4.85 of the Act, which sets out several prohibitions respecting screening.

Screening Officers

Marginal note:Requirements
  •  (1) A screening officer must not screen persons or goods unless the screening officer

    • (a) is at least 18 years of age;

    • (b) is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;

    • (c) is able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in one or both official languages;

    • (d) has a security clearance; and

    • (e) meets the minimum standards set out in the Designation Standards for Screening Officers, published by the Department of Transport in January 2004, as amended from time to time.

  • Marginal note:Supervision

    (2) A screening authority must ensure that any person who acts or will act as a screening officer for it or on its behalf meets the requirements set out in subsection (1).

Official Languages

Marginal note:Official languages

 At the airports that are listed in Schedule 1 and at all aerodromes where there is a significant demand for services in either official language within the meaning of the Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations, a screening authority must

  • (a) carry out screening by means that allow effective communication with members of the public in the official language of their choice; and

  • (b) provide in both official languages any printed or pre-recorded material that is used in respect of screening.

Carriage of Weapons, Explosive Substances and Incendiary Devices During Screening

Marginal note:Prohibition
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a person must not present themselves for a screening or submit goods in their possession or control for a screening while they are carrying or have access to a weapon, an explosive substance or an incendiary device.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) A person who is permitted under subsection 78(2) to carry, transport or have access to a weapon, an explosive substance or an incendiary device may present themselves for a screening or submit goods in their possession or control for a screening while they are carrying or have access to that weapon, substance or device.

Marginal note:Notification of screening officers

 If a screening authority is notified by an air carrier that a peace officer will be carrying or will have access to a firearm on board an aircraft, the screening authority must notify all the screening officers with whom the peace officer will come into contact that the peace officer will be carrying or will have access to a firearm on board the aircraft.

Identity Screening

Marginal note:Application
  •  (1) Sections 8.2 to 8.5 apply in respect of some or all of the persons at a passenger screening checkpoint at an aerodrome listed in the schedule to the CATSA Aerodrome Designation Regulations if there is a heightened risk condition that can be mitigated by screening the identity of those persons at that checkpoint.

  • Marginal note:Notification

    (2) A screening authority must notify the Minister before carrying out identity screening at a passenger screening checkpoint.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 2.

Definition of “required identification”

 For the purposes of sections 8.3 and 8.4, “required identification” means

  • (a) one piece of government-issued photo identification that shows the holder’s name, date of birth and gender;

  • (b) two pieces of government-issued identification at least one of which shows the holder’s name, date of birth and gender; or

  • (c) a restricted area identity card.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 2.
Marginal note:Identity screening
  •  (1) A screening authority must not allow a person referred to in subsection 8.1(1) to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority screens the person by looking at the person, and in particular their entire face, to determine if they appear to be 18 years of age or older.

  • Marginal note:Identity screening

    (2) A screening authority must not allow a person referred to in subsection 8.1(1) who appears to be 18 years of age or older to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority screens the person

    • (a) by comparing the person, and in particular their entire face, against the required identification; and

    • (b) by comparing the name on the person’s document of entitlement with the name on the required identification.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Paragraph (2)(b) does not apply in respect of a person who is acting in the course of their employment and uses a restricted area identity card as required identification.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 2.
Marginal note:Lost or stolen identification
  •  (1) If a person referred to in subsection 8.1(1) who appears to be 18 years of age or older presents documentation issued by a government or a police service and attesting to the loss or theft of the required identification, a screening authority must not allow the person to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority

    • (a) screens the person’s identity using alternative forms of identification; and

    • (b) carries out an additional screening of the person, and of any goods in their possession or control, for goods listed or described in the general list of prohibited items.

  • Marginal note:Examples

    (2) Alternative forms of identification include but are not limited to employee identity cards, public transit passes and baptismal certificates.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 2.
Marginal note:Refusal of entry
  •  (1) A screening authority must not allow a person referred to in subsection 8.1(1) who appears to be 18 years of age or older to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area if

    • (a) the person presents a piece of photo identification and does not resemble the photograph;

    • (b) the person does not appear to be the age indicated by the date of birth on the identification they present;

    • (c) the person does not appear to be of the gender indicated on the identification they present;

    • (d) the person presents more than one form of identification and there is a major discrepancy between those forms of identification; or

    • (e) there is a major discrepancy between the name on the identification presented by the person and the name on their access document.

  • Marginal note:Medical exceptions

    (2) Paragraph (1)(a) does not apply in respect of a person referred to in subsection 8.1(1) if

    • (a) the person’s appearance changed for medical reasons after the photograph was taken and the person presents the screening authority with a document signed by a health care professional and attesting to that fact; or

    • (b) the person’s face is bandaged for medical reasons and the person presents the screening authority with a document signed by a health care professional and attesting to that fact.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 2.

Screening for Prohibited Items

Marginal note:Application

 Sections 10 to 13 apply in respect of aerodromes listed in the schedule to the CATSA Aerodrome Designation Regulations.

Marginal note:Prohibited items
  •  (1) If an aviation security regulation, a security measure, an emergency direction or an interim order requires a person to be screened, a screening authority must not permit the person to pass beyond a screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority ensures that the person is not in possession or control of any goods that

    • (a) are listed or described in the general list of prohibited items; or

    • (b) pose an immediate threat to aviation security.

  • Marginal note:Specific list

    (2) If the sterile area is for passengers for a flight or class of flight that is listed in the specific list of prohibited items, the screening authority must not permit the person to pass beyond a screening checkpoint into the area unless the screening authority also ensures that the person is not in possession or control of any goods that are listed or described in that list for that flight or class of flight.

Marginal note:Weapons, explosive substances and incendiary devices

 A screening authority may permit a person in possession or control of a weapon, an explosive substance or an incendiary device to pass beyond a screening checkpoint into a sterile area if the person is carrying or has access to the weapon, explosive substance or incendiary device in accordance with these Regulations, a security measure, an emergency direction or an interim order.

Marginal note:Medically necessary goods

 A screening authority may permit a person in possession or control of goods listed or described in the general list of prohibited items to pass beyond a screening checkpoint into a sterile area if the goods are medically necessary and the person declares them to the screening authority.

Marginal note:Medical kits

 A screening authority may permit a health care professional in possession or control of a medical kit that contains goods listed or described in the general list of prohibited items to pass beyond a screening checkpoint into a sterile area if the screening authority ensures that the kit does not include sharp or cutting instruments.

Circumventing Screening

Marginal note:Circumventing screening

 If an aviation security regulation, a security measure, an emergency direction or an interim order requires a person or any goods in their possession or control to be screened, another person must not assist that person in circumventing the screening.

Threat Response

Marginal note:Threat response

 A screening authority at an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against the aerodrome must

  • (a) immediately notify the operator of the aerodrome of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) assist the operator of the aerodrome in determining whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Reporting of Security Incidents

Marginal note:Items at checkpoint
  •  (1) A screening authority at an aerodrome must immediately notify the appropriate air carrier, the operator of the aerodrome, the appropriate police service and the Minister if a weapon, an explosive substance or an incendiary device is detected at a restricted area access point or in any other part of the aerodrome where the screening of persons or goods is carried out.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a weapon, explosive substance or incendiary device that is permitted under subsection 78(2).

  • Marginal note:Items in checked baggage

    (3) A screening authority at an aerodrome must immediately notify the appropriate air carrier, the operator of the aerodrome, the appropriate police service and the Minister if any of the following is detected in checked baggage:

    • (a) a loaded firearm;

    • (b) an explosive substance, other than ammunition; or

    • (c) an incendiary device.

  • Marginal note:Incidents

    (4) A screening authority at an aerodrome must immediately notify the appropriate air carrier, the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister of any other aviation security incident that involves a peace officer at a restricted area access point or in any other part of the aerodrome where it carries out screening.

Security Information

Marginal note:Security information

 A screening authority must provide the Minister, on reasonable notice given by the Minister, with written or electronic records or any other information relevant to the security of its screening operations, including

  • (a) information concerning the method of implementing a security measure, emergency direction or interim order that applies to the screening authority; and

  • (b) a description of the nature of the screening operations related to a particular flight or aerodrome.

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PART 2OTHER AIR TRANSPORT SECURITY FUNCTIONS OF CATSA

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out air transport security functions, other than screening, that are assigned to CATSA.

Identity Verification System

Marginal note:System requirements
  •  (1) CATSA must implement and maintain an identity verification system that is able to automatically verify

    • (a) that a person in possession of a restricted area identity card is the person to whom the card has been issued; and

    • (b) that the restricted area identity card is active or has been deactivated.

  • Marginal note:Biometrics

    (2) The verification referred to in paragraph (1)(a) must be carried out by an on-site comparison of the biometric data provided by the person and a biometric template stored on the restricted area identity card.

Marginal note:Database backup

 CATSA must regularly back up any database that it uses as part of the identity verification system.

Marginal note:Disclosure of information
  •  (1) CATSA is authorized to disclose to the Minister or the operator of an aerodrome any information that is necessary for the proper operation of the identity verification system.

  • Marginal note:Identity protection

    (2) CATSA must not collect, use, disclose or retain the identity of an applicant for a restricted area identity card or the identity of a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued.

Marginal note:Biometric templates
  •  (1) If a biometric template created from a fingerprint image or iris image collected from an applicant for a restricted area identity card is disclosed to CATSA by the operator of an aerodrome, CATSA must not use the biometric template for a purpose other than

    • (a) monitoring the quality of biometric templates; or

    • (b) determining if a restricted area identity card is already active in respect of the applicant.

  • Marginal note:Already active card

    (2) CATSA must notify the Minister if it determines that a restricted area identity card is already active in respect of an applicant.

  • Marginal note:Destruction of templates

    (3) CATSA must destroy any biometric template that is disclosed to it in connection with an application for a restricted area identity card as soon as feasible in accordance with the Access to Information Act, the Library and Archives of Canada Act, the Privacy Act and any regulations made under those Acts.

Marginal note:Protection of information

 CATSA must take appropriate measures to protect information that is collected, used, retained or disclosed for the purposes of the identity verification system from loss or theft and from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, duplication or alteration.

Marginal note:Activation of cards

 CATSA must activate a restricted area identity card if the Minister informs CATSA that the applicant for the card has a security clearance and CATSA determines that no restricted area identity card is already active in respect of the applicant.

Marginal note:Deactivation of cards

 CATSA must immediately deactivate a restricted area identity card if the Minister or the operator of an aerodrome asks CATSA to deactivate the card.

Marginal note:Business continuity plan
  •  (1) CATSA must develop and maintain a business continuity plan that, at a minimum, sets out how CATSA will re-establish normal operations and meet the following objectives in the event that it is unable to use the identity verification system to meet those objectives:

    • (a) to receive security clearance information from the Minister;

    • (b) to activate and deactivate restricted area identity cards; and

    • (c) to allow the operator of an aerodrome to verify that a restricted area identity card is active or has been deactivated.

  • Marginal note:Implementation

    (2) CATSA must immediately implement its business continuity plan and notify the Minister and any affected operator of an aerodrome if CATSA discovers that it is unable to use the identity verification system to meet the objectives set out in paragraphs (1)(a) to (c).

  • Marginal note:Delay notice

    (3) CATSA must immediately notify the Minister and any affected operator of an aerodrome if CATSA discovers that it will be unable, for more than 24 hours, to use the identity verification system to meet the objectives set out in paragraphs (1)(a) to (c).

  • Marginal note:Ministerial access

    (4) CATSA must make its business continuity plan available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Marginal note:Records
  •  (1) CATSA must keep updated records respecting

    • (a) restricted area identity cards that have been activated;

    • (b) restricted area identity cards that have been deactivated;

    • (c) deactivated restricted area identity cards that have not been retrieved;

    • (d) restricted area identity cards that have been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (e) blank restricted area identity cards distributed to operators of aerodromes; and

    • (f) restricted area identity cards that have been destroyed by the operator of an aerodrome.

  • Marginal note:Provision of records to Minister

    (2) CATSA must provide the Minister with the records on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

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PART 3WEAPONS, EXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES AND INCENDIARY DEVICES

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out prohibitions respecting weapons, explosive substances and incendiary devices at aerodromes and on board aircraft. This Part also sets out exceptions to those prohibitions.

At Aerodromes

Marginal note:Prohibition — sale

 A person must not sell or offer for sale any of the following goods in a restricted area:

  • (a) a weapon;

  • (b) a model or replica of a weapon;

  • (c) an explosive substance; and

  • (d) an incendiary device.

Marginal note:Prohibition — carriage, transportation and access
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a person must not carry, transport or have access to a weapon, an explosive substance or an incendiary device at an aerodrome.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) A person described in column 1 of the table to this subsection may, at an aerodrome, carry, transport or have access to the goods set out in column 2 if the conditions set out in column 3 are met.

    table

    ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
    PersonPermitted GoodsConditions
    1.any personan unloaded firearmthe person is carrying or transporting the unloaded firearm, or has access to it, for the purpose of transporting it by air as checked baggage or cargo
    2.a peace officera weapon and ammunitionthe peace officer is acting in the course of their duties
    3.the pilot-in-command of an aircraft that is operated by an air carrieran unloaded firearmthe pilot-in-command of the aircraft is authorized by the air carrier under subsection 533(1)
    4.the pilot-in-command of an aircraft that is operated by a person other than an air carrieran unloaded firearm and ammunitionthe pilot-in-command of the aircraft is authorized by the operator of the aircraft under subsection 533(2)
    5.an employee of a federal or provincial department or agency who is engaged in wildlife controlan unloaded firearmthe employee is taking a flight on an aircraft operated by an air carrier and the employee is authorized by the air carrier under subsection 533(1)
    6.a person, other than a peace officer, who holds a licence issued under the laws of Canada to carry a firearma firearm and ammunitionthe person is engaged in the protection of persons or property at the aerodrome
    7.a person, other than a peace officer, who holds a licence issued under the laws of Canada to carry a firearma firearm and ammunitionthe person is engaged, on behalf of the operator of the aerodrome, in the control of animals at the aerodrome
    8.any personan explosive substance or incendiary devicethe person is carrying or transporting the explosive substance or incendiary device, or has access to it, for the purpose of tendering it for transportation by an air carrier
    9.any personan explosive substance or incendiary devicethe person is authorized under section 85, 249, 404 or 507 by the operator of the aerodrome
  • Marginal note:Consumption of alcoholic beverages

    (3) An employee of a federal or provincial department or agency who is engaged in wildlife control, and who carries, transports or has access to an unloaded firearm at an aerodrome, must not consume any alcoholic beverage.

On Board Aircraft

Marginal note:Weapons
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), a person must not carry or have access to a weapon on board an aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Explosive substances and incendiary devices

    (2) A person other than an air carrier must not carry or have access to an explosive substance or incendiary device on board an aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Exception — air carrier flights

    (3) The following persons may carry or have access to an unloaded firearm on board an aircraft operated by an air carrier:

    • (a) a peace officer who is authorized by the air carrier under section 531;

    • (b) the pilot-in-command of the aircraft if authorized by the air carrier under subsection 533(1); and

    • (c) an employee of a federal or provincial department or agency who is engaged in wildlife control and who is authorized by the air carrier under subsection 533(1).

  • Marginal note:Exception — other operators’ flights

    (4) The pilot-in-command of an aircraft operated by a person other than an air carrier may carry or have access to an unloaded firearm and ammunition on board the aircraft if authorized by the operator of the aircraft under subsection 533(2).

  • Marginal note:Consumption of alcoholic beverages

    (5) The following persons must not consume any alcoholic beverage if they are on board an aircraft and are carrying or have access to an unloaded firearm:

    • (a) a peace officer; and

    • (b) an employee of a federal or provincial department or agency who is engaged in wildlife control.

Transport and Tendering for Transportation

Marginal note:General prohibitions
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), a person must not transport any of the following goods on board an aircraft operated by an air carrier or tender them for transportation by an air carrier:

    • (a) a loaded firearm;

    • (b) an explosive substance other than ammunition; and

    • (c) an incendiary device.

  • Marginal note:Unloaded firearms

    (2) A person must not tender an unloaded firearm to an air carrier for subsequent acceptance and transportation unless the person declares to the air carrier that the firearm is unloaded.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) A person may transport an explosive substance or an incendiary device on board an aircraft operated by an air carrier, or tender it for transportation by an air carrier, if the person notifies the air carrier before the explosive substance or incendiary device arrives at the aerodrome.

False Declarations

Marginal note:False declarations

 A person at an aerodrome or on board an aircraft must not falsely declare

  • (a) that the person is carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in the person’s possession or control or in goods that the person has tendered or is tendering for screening or transportation; or

  • (b) that another person at an aerodrome or on board an aircraft is carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in the other person’s possession or control or in goods that the other person has tendered or is tendering for screening or transportation.

PART 4CLASS 1 AERODROMES

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out the basic regulatory framework for security at aerodromes listed in Schedule 1.

Application

Marginal note:Application

 This Part applies in respect of aerodromes listed in Schedule 1.

Division 1Prohibited Items

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division completes and supplements the regulatory framework set out in Part 3.

Authorization for Carriage of or Access to Explosive Substances and Incendiary Devices

Marginal note:Authorization

 The operator of an aerodrome may authorize a person to carry or have access to an explosive substance or an incendiary device at the aerodrome if

  • (a) the explosive substance or incendiary device is to be used at the aerodrome

    • (i) for excavation, demolition or construction work,

    • (ii) in fireworks displays,

    • (iii) by persons operating explosives detection equipment or handling explosives detection dogs,

    • (iv) by a police service, or

    • (v) by military personnel; and

  • (b) the operator has reasonable grounds to believe that the safety of the aerodrome and the safety of persons and aircraft at the aerodrome will not be jeopardized by the presence of the explosive substance or incendiary device.

Availability of Prohibited Items

Marginal note:Prohibition — sterile area
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must not permit goods listed or described in the general list of prohibited items or, as applicable, the specific list of prohibited items to be made available to persons in a sterile area.

  • Marginal note:Exception — liquids, aerosols and gels

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of liquids, aerosols and gels that are made available to persons in accordance with a security measure.

  • Marginal note:Exception — knives

    (3) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of rounded, dull-blade knives and plastic knives that are made available to the customers of a concessionaire with the permission of the operator of the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 3.

[87 reserved]

Division 2Threats and Incidents

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for dealing with threats and incidents at an aerodrome.

Threat Response

Marginal note:Area under operator’s control

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the operator’s control must immediately determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the facility or that part of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Area under control of other person

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the control of a person carrying on any activity at the aerodrome, other than the operator, must immediately

  • (a) notify the person of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Specific threats

 The operator of an aerodrome who determines that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Marginal note:Duties of other person

 A person, other than a screening authority, who is carrying on any activity at an aerodrome and who is made aware of a threat against the aerodrome must

  • (a) immediately notify the operator of the aerodrome of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) assist the operator of the aerodrome in determining whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Threats identified by other person

 If it is determined under paragraph 15(b), 90(b) or 92(b) that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Information Reporting

Marginal note:Security incidents

 The operator of an aerodrome must immediately notify the Minister when any of the following incidents occur:

  • (a) the discovery, at the aerodrome, of a weapon, explosive substance or incendiary device that is not permitted under subsection 78(2);

  • (b) an explosion at the aerodrome, unless the explosion is known to be the result of an accident, excavation, demolition or construction work, or the use of fireworks displays;

  • (c) a specific threat against the aerodrome; and

  • (d) an aviation security incident that involves a peace officer anywhere at the aerodrome other than areas under an air carrier’s control.

Marginal note:Commercial air service information

 The operator of an aerodrome must provide the Minister with written notice of any new commercial air service that is to begin at an air terminal building.

Division 3Reserved

[96 to 107 reserved]

Division 4Personnel and Training

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting security personnel and other persons who are assigned aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities at an aerodrome.

[109 and 110 reserved]

Security Official — Aerodrome

Marginal note:Interpretation

 A security official of an aerodrome is an individual who is responsible for

  • (a) coordinating and overseeing security controls and procedures at the aerodrome; and

  • (b) acting as the principal contact between the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with respect to security matters, including the airport security program.

Marginal note:Requirement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have, at all times, at least one security official or acting security official.

  • Marginal note:Contact information

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must provide the Minister with

    • (a) the name of each security official and acting security official; and

    • (b) 24-hour contact information for those officials.

Security Official — Primary Security Line Partner

Marginal note:Interpretation

 A security official of a primary security line partner at an aerodrome is an individual who is responsible for

  • (a) coordinating and overseeing the carrying out of the regulatory requirements that apply to the partner under this Part; and

  • (b) acting as the principal contact between the partner, the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with respect to security matters, including the carrying out of the regulatory requirements that apply to the partner under this Part.

Marginal note:Requirement
  •  (1) A primary security line partner at an aerodrome must have, at all times, at least one security official or acting security official.

  • Marginal note:Contact information

    (2) The primary security line partner must provide the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with

    • (a) the name of each security official and acting security official; and

    • (b) 24-hour contact information for those officials.

[115 to 119 reserved]

Division 5Facilitation of Screening

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting the facilitation of screening operations at an aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 4.

Screening of Passengers

Marginal note:False declaration notice
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must post a notice at each passenger screening checkpoint stating that it is an offence for a person at the aerodrome to falsely declare that

    • (a) they are carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in their possession or control or in goods that they have tendered or are tendering for screening or transportation; or

    • (b) another person who is at an aerodrome or on board an aircraft is carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in the other person’s possession or control or in goods that the other person has tendered or is tendering for screening or transportation.

  • Marginal note:Official languages

    (2) The notice must be clearly visible and be in at least both official languages.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 4.
Marginal note:Private screening facility

 The operator of an aerodrome must make a facility available for the private screening of passengers.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 4.

Screening of Non-passengers

Marginal note:Non-passenger screening facilities

 The operator of an aerodrome must make facilities available for non-passenger screening checkpoints at restricted area access points and at locations inside restricted areas.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 4.
Marginal note:Notice — liquids, aerosols or gels

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that non-passengers who access sterile areas are notified of any restrictions on the possession of liquids, aerosols or gels in sterile areas.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 4.

Explosives Detection Screening Checkpoints

Marginal note:Explosives detection screening checkpoints
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must make facilities available for explosives detection screening checkpoints.

  • Definition of “explosives detection screening checkpoint”

    (2) For the purposes of this section, “explosives detection screening checkpoint” means an area of an aerodrome where the screening authority at the aerodrome uses screening equipment to screen carry-on baggage, checked baggage or baggage that is intended to be checked baggage.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 4.

Baggage Handling Systems

Marginal note:No change without agreement

 If the operator of an aerodrome is responsible for a baggage handling system, the operator must not make any change to the system that may affect screening operations unless the change is agreed to by CATSA.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 4.

Division 6Access Controls

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for the protection of security-sensitive areas of aerodromes.

Signs

Marginal note:Sign requirements
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must post signs on the outside of each restricted area access point and each security barrier. Each sign must

    • (a) be in at least both official languages;

    • (b) identify the restricted area as a restricted area; and

    • (c) state that access to the area is restricted to authorized persons.

  • Marginal note:Signs on security barriers

    (2) The signs posted on a security barrier must be no more than 150 m apart.

Restricted Area Access Points

Marginal note:Access control system

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that each restricted area access point that allows access from a non-restricted area to a restricted area has an access control system consisting of one or more of the following elements:

  • (a) surveillance by a person authorized by the operator of the aerodrome to control access to the restricted area;

  • (b) manual locking equipment; and

  • (c) automated access control equipment.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 5.
Marginal note:Passenger loading bridge

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that each restricted area access point that is located between an air terminal building and a passenger loading bridge has a door that can be locked.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 5.
Marginal note:Prohibition

 A person must not enter a restricted area at an aerodrome except through a restricted area access point.

Baggage Handling Systems

Marginal note:Prevention of unauthorized access

 The operator of an aerodrome must take measures to prevent unauthorized access to a baggage handling system that is in a restricted area.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 6.

Doors, Gates, Emergency Exits and Other Devices

Marginal note:Duty to close and lock — operators
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must close and lock any door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, if

    • (a) the operator has control of and responsibility for the door, gate or other device; and

    • (b) the door, gate or other device allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Emergency exit system

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must institute a system, on or near an emergency exit, that prevents access by unauthorized persons to a restricted area, if

    • (a) the operator has control of and responsibility for the emergency exit; and

    • (b) the emergency exit allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

Marginal note:Duty to close and lock — partners and lessees
  •  (1) A primary security line partner, or a lessee other than a primary security line partner, at an aerodrome must close and lock any door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, if

    • (a) the partner or lessee has control of and responsibility for the door, gate or other device; and

    • (b) the door, gate or other device allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Emergency exit system

    (2) A primary security line partner who occupies an area on an aerodrome’s primary security line must institute a system, on or near an emergency exit, that prevents access by unauthorized persons to a restricted area, if

    • (a) the partner has control of and responsibility for the emergency exit; and

    • (b) the emergency exit allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

Marginal note:Temporary use or control

 Any person at an aerodrome who has temporary use or control of a door, gate or other device that allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area must prevent access to or from the restricted area by unauthorized persons.

Marginal note:Uncontrolled restricted area access point

 Unless an authorized person is controlling access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area at an aerodrome, a person who enters or leaves the restricted area must

  • (a) lock the door, gate or other device that allows access to or from the restricted area; and

  • (b) prevent access to or from the restricted area by unauthorized persons while the door, gate or other device is open or unlocked.

Marginal note:Preventing locking

 A person at an aerodrome must not prevent a door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, that allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area from being locked.

Marginal note:Emergency exits

 A person at an aerodrome must not open any door that is designated as an emergency exit and that is also a restricted area access point unless

  • (a) the person is authorized by the operator of the aerodrome to open it; or

  • (b) there is an emergency.

Unauthorized Access

Marginal note:Prohibition
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a person must not enter or remain in any part of an aerodrome that is not a public area if the person has been given notice orally, in writing or by a sign that access to that part of the aerodrome is prohibited or that entry is limited to authorized persons.

  • Marginal note:Exception — operator

    (2) An operator of an aerodrome may allow a person to enter or remain in a part of the aerodrome that is not a public area if

    • (a) that part of the aerodrome is not a restricted area; and

    • (b) the safety of the aerodrome, persons at the aerodrome and aircraft is not jeopardized.

  • Marginal note:Exception — lessee

    (3) A lessee at an aerodrome who has the use of, or is responsible for, a part of the aerodrome that is not a public area may allow a person to enter or remain in that part of the aerodrome if

    • (a) the part of the aerodrome is not a restricted area; and

    • (b) the safety of the aerodrome, persons at the aerodrome and aircraft is not jeopardized.

Inspectors

Marginal note:Requirement to allow access

 The operator of an aerodrome must allow an inspector to enter or remain in a restricted area if the inspector is acting in the course of their employment and presents their credentials.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 7.

Division 7Documents of Entitlement

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out provisions respecting documents of entitlement. Requirements respecting the issue and use of restricted area identity cards are set out in Division 8.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 8.
Marginal note:List of documents
  •  (1) Only the following documents are documents of entitlement at an aerodrome:

    • (a) a restricted area identity card;

    • (b) a temporary pass issued by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (c) a boarding pass, a ticket, or any other document accepted by an air carrier that confirms the status of the person to whom it was issued as a passenger on a flight and that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (d) a passenger escort form that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (e) a courtesy-lounge or conference-room pass that is issued by an air carrier and that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome; and

    • (f) a document that is issued or approved by the operator of the aerodrome in accordance with a security measure.

  • Marginal note:Pilot’s licence

    (2) A pilot’s licence issued under the Canadian Aviation Regulations is a document of entitlement for a restricted area that is used by general aviation, if the holder of the licence

    • (a) is acting in the course of their employment; and

    • (b) holds a valid medical certificate of a category that is appropriate for that licence.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 8.

Division 8Enhanced Access Controls

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out enhanced access control requirements, including requirements respecting the identity verification system referred to in section 56.

Identity Verification System

Marginal note:Disclosure of information
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome is authorized to disclose to the Minister or CATSA any information that is necessary for the proper operation of the identity verification system.

  • Marginal note:Identity protection

    (2) Despite subsection (1), the operator of an aerodrome must not disclose to CATSA the identity of an applicant for a restricted area identity card or the identity of a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued unless the operator grants CATSA access to its databases to maintain or repair the identity verification system and CATSA’s access to the person’s identity is incidental to the maintenance or repairs.

Information to Be Displayed on a Restricted Area Identity Card

Marginal note:Required information
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that the following information is displayed on each restricted area identity card that it issues:

    • (a) the full name of the person to whom the card is issued;

    • (b) the person’s height;

    • (c) a photograph depicting a frontal view of the person’s face;

    • (d) the expiry date of the card;

    • (e) the name of the aerodrome where the card is issued;

    • (f) the name of the person’s employer, if the person has a single employer;

    • (g) the terms “multi-employer” and “employeur multiple”, if the person has more than one employer;

    • (h) the person’s occupation, if the person has a single occupation; and

    • (i) the terms “multi-occupation” and “emplois multiples”, if the person has more than one occupation.

  • Marginal note:Expiration date

    (2) A restricted area identity card expires no later than five years after the day on which it is issued or on the day on which the security clearance of the person to whom the card is issued expires, whichever is earlier.

  • Marginal note:Expiration date — multi-aerodrome card

    (3) Despite subsection (2), a restricted area identity card that is issued to a person who requires access to restricted areas at more than one aerodrome, but who is not a crew member, expires no later than one year after the day on which it is issued or on the day on which the person’s security clearance expires, whichever is earlier.

  • Marginal note:Official languages

    (4) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that all information that is displayed on a restricted area identity card is in both official languages.

Issuance of Restricted Area Identity Cards

Marginal note:Issuance criteria
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must not issue a restricted area identity card to a person unless the person

    • (a) applies in writing;

    • (b) is sponsored in writing by their employer;

    • (c) has a security clearance;

    • (d) consents in writing to the collection, use, retention, disclosure and destruction of information for the purposes of this Division; and

    • (e) confirms that the information displayed on the card is correct.

  • Marginal note:Activation requirement

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must not issue a restricted area identity card to a person unless the card has been activated.

Marginal note:False information

 A person must not provide false information for the purpose of obtaining a restricted area identity card.

Marginal note:Sponsorship

 An employer must not

  • (a) sponsor an employee who does not require ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment; or

  • (b) knowingly sponsor an employee for more than one restricted area identity card at a time.

Marginal note:Issuance of multiple cards

 The operator of an aerodrome must not issue more than one restricted area identity card at a time to a person.

Marginal note:Replacement of cards

 Before replacing a lost, stolen or non-functional restricted area identity card, the operator of an aerodrome must ensure that

  • (a) the person applying for the replacement card is the person to whom the lost, stolen or non-functional card has been issued; and

  • (b) the person still has a security clearance.

Marginal note:Requirement to inform

 Before collecting information from an applicant under this Division, the operator of an aerodrome must bring to the applicant’s attention the purposes for which the information is collected and the manner in which the information will be used, retained, disclosed and destroyed.

Marginal note:Collection of information
  •  (1) For the purpose of creating a restricted area identity card for an applicant, the operator of an aerodrome must collect the following information from the applicant:

    • (a) the applicant’s full name;

    • (b) the applicant’s height;

    • (c) a photograph depicting a frontal view of the applicant’s face;

    • (d) the applicant’s fingerprint images and iris images;

    • (e) the name of the applicant’s employer; and

    • (f) the applicant’s occupation.

  • Marginal note:Destruction of images and templates

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must, immediately after issuing the restricted area identity card, destroy all fingerprint images and iris images that the operator collected from the applicant and any biometric template created from those images that is not stored on the card.

Marginal note:Quality control

 For the purpose of allowing CATSA to monitor the quality of biometric templates and determining if a restricted area identity card is already active in respect of an applicant, the operator of an aerodrome must, before issuing the card, disclose to CATSA any biometric templates created from the fingerprint images and iris images collected from the applicant.

Marginal note:Protection of information

 The operator of an aerodrome must take appropriate measures to protect information that is collected, used, retained or disclosed in accordance with this Division from loss or theft and from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, duplication or alteration.

Deactivation of Restricted Area Identity Cards

Marginal note:Deactivation request
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must immediately ask CATSA to deactivate the card if

    • (a) the card expires;

    • (b) the person to whom the card has been issued or their employer informs the operator that the card is lost, stolen or no longer functional; or

    • (c) the person to whom the card has been issued fails, on demand, to present or surrender the card to a screening officer.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must not ask CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card for a reason other than a reason set out in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Notification of Minister

    (3) The operator of an aerodrome must notify the Minister if the operator asks CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card.

Marginal note:Change in employment

 The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must notify the Minister immediately if

  • (a) in the case of a person who has a single employer, the person to whom the card has been issued ceases to be employed or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment; and

  • (b) in the case of a person who has more than one employer, the person to whom the card has been issued ceases to be employed by all of their employers or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment.

Marginal note:Duty of employer

 The employer of a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued must immediately notify the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card if the person ceases to be an employee or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment.

Marginal note:Retrieval of cards
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must take reasonable steps to retrieve the card if it has been deactivated and must notify CATSA if the card is not retrieved.

  • Marginal note:Return of cards

    (2) If a restricted area identity card has been deactivated, the person to whom the card has been issued must immediately return it to the operator of an aerodrome who issued it unless the card was surrendered in accordance with this Division or was lost or stolen.

Keys, Combination Codes and Personal Identification Codes

Marginal note:Issuance or assignment

 The operator of an aerodrome must not issue a key or assign a combination code or personal identification code to a person for a restricted area unless

  • (a) the person is a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued and the card is active; or

  • (b) the person is in possession of a document that is issued or approved by the operator of the aerodrome in accordance with a security measure as authorization for the person to enter or remain in the restricted area.

Marginal note:Addition of key

 The operator of an aerodrome may add a key to a restricted area identity card only if it is possible to cancel or remove the key without damaging or altering any other elements of the card.

Marginal note:Protection of information

 The operator of an aerodrome must not add to or modify a restricted area identity card in any way that might allow the disclosure to CATSA of information about the person to whom the card has been issued.

Marginal note:Cancellation, withdrawal or retrieval

 The operator of an aerodrome must cancel, withdraw or retrieve a key that has been issued to a person who has been issued a restricted area identity card, or a combination code or personal identification code that has been assigned to that person, if

  • (a) the person’s restricted area identity card has been deactivated; or

  • (b) the person no longer requires ongoing access to the restricted area in the course of their employment.

Records

Marginal note:General requirement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome and any person designated by the operator to issue restricted area identity cards or keys or to assign combination codes or personal identification codes must keep updated records at the aerodrome respecting

    • (a) restricted area identity cards and keys that have been issued;

    • (b) the names of the persons to whom restricted area identity cards or keys have been issued;

    • (c) the names of the persons to whom combination codes or personal identification codes have been assigned;

    • (d) blank restricted area identity cards in the operator’s possession;

    • (e) restricted area identity cards that have been deactivated;

    • (f) keys, combination codes or personal identification codes that have been cancelled, withdrawn or retrieved;

    • (g) deactivated restricted area identity cards that have not been retrieved by the operator;

    • (h) restricted area identity cards that have been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (i) steps taken to retrieve deactivated restricted area identity cards; and

    • (j) compliance with section 151.

  • Marginal note:Deactivated cards

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), a record respecting a restricted area identity card that has been deactivated must be retained for at least one year from the day on which the card was deactivated.

  • Marginal note:Lost or stolen cards

    (3) A record respecting a restricted area identity card that has been reported as lost or stolen must be retained for at least one year from the card’s expiry date.

  • Marginal note:Provision to Minister

    (4) The operator of the aerodrome must provide the Minister with the records on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Restricted Area Access Control Process

Marginal note:Use of identity verification system

 The operator of an aerodrome must implement and maintain a restricted area access control process that uses the identity verification system.

Control of Access to Restricted Areas

Marginal note:Unauthorized access prohibition

 A person must not enter or remain in a restricted area unless the person

  • (a) is a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued; or

  • (b) is in possession of a document of entitlement, other than a restricted area identity card, for the restricted area.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 9.
Marginal note:Restricted area identity cards — conditions of use
  •  (1) A person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued must not enter or remain in a restricted area unless

    • (a) they are acting in the course of their employment;

    • (b) the card is in their possession;

    • (c) the card is active; and

    • (d) as applicable, they are in possession of a key that has been issued to them for the restricted area, or a combination code or personal identification code that has been assigned to them for the restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Paragraph (1)(d) does not apply to crew members.

Marginal note:Display of restricted area identity cards

 A person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued must not enter or remain in a restricted area unless they visibly display the card on their outer clothing at all times.

Marginal note:Oversight

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that a person is not allowed to enter or remain in a restricted area at the aerodrome unless the person is in possession of

  • (a) an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to the person; or

  • (b) a document of entitlement, other than a restricted area identity card, for the restricted area.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 10.

Business Continuity Plans

Marginal note:Business continuity plans
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must develop and maintain a business continuity plan that, at a minimum, sets out how the operator will re-establish normal operations and comply with section 168 in the event that the operator is unable to use its restricted area access control process to comply with that section.

  • Marginal note:Implementation

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must immediately implement its business continuity plan and notify the Minister and CATSA if the operator discovers that it is unable to use its restricted area access control process to comply with section 168.

  • Marginal note:Notification of delay

    (3) The operator of the aerodrome must immediately notify the Minister if the operator discovers that it will be unable, for more than 24 hours, to use its restricted area access control process to comply with section 168.

  • Marginal note:Ministerial access

    (4) The operator of the aerodrome must make its business continuity plan available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Marginal note:Database backup

 The operator of an aerodrome must regularly back up any database that the operator uses as part of the identity verification system.

Use of Restricted Area Identity Cards, Keys, Combination Codes and Personal Identification Codes

Marginal note:General prohibitions
  •  (1) A person must not

    • (a) lend or give a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to them to another person;

    • (b) use a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to them to allow access to a restricted area at an aerodrome to another person without authorization from the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (c) intentionally alter or otherwise modify a restricted area identity card or a key unless they are the operator of an aerodrome or a person designated by the operator;

    • (d) use a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to another person;

    • (e) have in their possession, without reasonable excuse, a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to another person;

    • (f) use a counterfeit restricted area identity card or a counterfeit key; or

    • (g) make a copy of a restricted area identity card or a key.

  • Marginal note:Disclosure or use of codes

    (2) A person, other than the operator of an aerodrome or a person designated by the operator, must not

    • (a) disclose a combination code or personal identification code; or

    • (b) use another person’s combination code or personal identification code.

Marginal note:Report of loss or theft
  •  (1) A person to whom a restricted area identity card or a key has been issued must immediately report its loss or theft to their employer or to the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card or key.

  • Marginal note:Employer’s duty to report

    (2) An employer who is informed by an employee of the loss or theft of a restricted area identity card or a key must immediately report the loss or theft to the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card or key.

Marginal note:Report of non-functioning card

 An employer who is informed by an employee that a restricted area identity card is not functioning must immediately notify the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card.

Marginal note:Notification of CATSA

 The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must notify CATSA if the card is reported as lost or stolen.

Presentation and Surrender of Restricted Area Identity Cards

Marginal note:Presentation on demand
  •  (1) A person in possession of a restricted area identity card who is in a restricted area at an aerodrome must, on demand, present the card to the Minister, the operator of the aerodrome, the person’s employer or a peace officer.

  • Marginal note:Presentation during screening

    (2) A person in possession of a restricted area identity card who is being screened by a screening officer at a restricted area access point or at a location in a restricted area must, on demand, present the card to the screening officer.

Marginal note:Surrender on demand
  •  (1) A person in possession of a restricted area identity card must, on demand, surrender it to the Minister, the operator of an aerodrome, a screening officer or a peace officer.

  • Marginal note:Demand by Minister or operator

    (2) The Minister or the operator of an aerodrome may demand the surrender of a restricted area identity card if

    • (a) the card has expired or has been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (b) the card has been deactivated; or

    • (c) the surrender of the card is required to ensure aviation security.

  • Marginal note:Demand by screening officer

    (3) A screening officer may demand the surrender of a restricted area identity card if

    • (a) the card has expired or has been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (b) the card has been deactivated; or

    • (c) the screening officer is carrying out screening at a restricted area access point or at a location in a restricted area and the person who is in possession of the card refuses to be screened or refuses to submit goods in their possession or control for screening.

  • Marginal note:Demand by peace officer

    (4) A peace officer may demand the surrender of a restricted area identity card if

    • (a) the card has expired or has been reported as lost or stolen; or

    • (b) there is an immediate threat to aviation security, the security of any aircraft or aerodrome or other aviation facility or the safety of the public, passengers or crew members, and the surrender of the card is required to respond to the threat.

Marginal note:Return of cards

 A screening officer or a peace officer to whom a person surrenders a restricted area identity card must return the card to the operator of the aerodrome where the card is surrendered or to the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card.

Marginal note:Notification of Minister

 The operator of an aerodrome to whom a person surrenders a restricted area identity card must notify the Minister if the operator demanded the surrender in accordance with paragraph 176(2)(c).

Escort and Surveillance

Marginal note:General requirement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that any person who is in a restricted area at the aerodrome and is not in possession of a restricted area identity card

    • (a) is escorted by a person in possession of an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to them; or

    • (b) is kept under surveillance by a person in possession of an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to them, in the case of an area the limits of which are defined for a specific purpose, such as construction or maintenance.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) This section does not apply in respect of the following persons:

    • (a) passengers who have been screened; and

    • (b) inspectors.

Marginal note:Escort ratio
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that at least one escort is provided for every 10 persons who require escort.

  • Marginal note:Surveillance ratio

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that no more than 20 persons at a time are kept under surveillance by one person.

Marginal note:Requirement to remain together
  •  (1) A person under escort must remain with the escort while the person is in a restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) An escort must remain with the person under escort while the person is in a restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Requirement to inform

    (3) The person who appoints an escort must inform the escort of the requirement to remain with the person under escort while that person is in a restricted area.

Marginal note:Screening requirement

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that a person under escort or surveillance at the aerodrome and any goods in the person’s possession or control are screened at a screening checkpoint before the person enters a sterile area.

Marginal note:Exception — conveyances
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome is not required to place an escort or surveillance personnel in a conveyance that is in a restricted area at the aerodrome and is carrying persons who require escort or surveillance if the conveyance travels in a convoy with an escort conveyance that contains at least one person in possession of an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to them.

  • Marginal note:Exception to exception

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must ensure that, if a person who requires escort or surveillance disembarks from a conveyance in a restricted area at the aerodrome, the person is escorted or kept under surveillance in accordance with section 180.

Marginal note:Escort conveyances

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that, at the aerodrome, at least one escort conveyance is provided for

  • (a) every three conveyances requiring escort to or from an air terminal building apron area for a purpose other than snow removal operations;

  • (b) every six conveyances requiring escort to or from an air terminal building apron area for snow removal operations; and

  • (c) every six conveyances requiring escort to or from a restricted area other than an air terminal building apron area.

Inspectors

Marginal note:Exemption

 Nothing in this Division requires an inspector acting in the course of their employment to be in possession of a restricted area identity card or any other document issued or approved by the operator of an aerodrome as authorization for the inspector to enter or remain in a restricted area.

Marginal note:Inspector’s credentials

 The credentials issued by the Minister to an inspector do not constitute a restricted area identity card even if the credentials are compatible with the identity verification system or with an access control system established by the operator of an aerodrome.

Marginal note:Escort privileges

 Nothing in this Division prohibits an inspector from escorting a person who is in a restricted area and is not in possession of a restricted area identity card if the inspector

  • (a) is acting in the course of their employment;

  • (b) does not escort more than 10 persons at one time;

  • (c) remains with the person while the person is in the restricted area;

  • (d) ensures that the person remains with the inspector while the person is in the restricted area; and

  • (e) ensures that the person and any goods in their possession or control are screened at a screening checkpoint before the person enters a sterile area.

Marginal note:Conveyance escort privileges
  •  (1) Nothing in this Division prohibits an inspector from escorting a person who is in a conveyance in a restricted area and is not in possession of a restricted area identity card if the inspector

    • (a) is acting in the course of their employment;

    • (b) does not escort more than 10 persons at one time; and

    • (c) is either in the conveyance or in an escort conveyance that is travelling in a convoy with the conveyance.

  • Marginal note:Additional conditions

    (2) If a person under escort disembarks from a conveyance in a restricted area, the inspector must

    • (a) remain with the person; and

    • (b) ensure that the person remains with the inspector.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) If a person under escort is travelling to or from an air terminal building apron area, the Minister must ensure that at least one escort conveyance is provided for every three conveyances requiring escort in a convoy and that at least one inspector is in each escort conveyance.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (4) If a person under escort is travelling to or from a restricted area other than an air terminal building apron area, the Minister must ensure that at least one escort conveyance is provided for every six conveyances requiring escort in a convoy and that at least one inspector is in each escort conveyance.

Division 9Airport Security Programs

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for promoting a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated approach to airport security. The processes that are required under this Division are intended to contribute to the effective establishment and implementation of airport security programs.

Interpretation

Marginal note:Processes and procedures

 For greater certainty, any reference to a process in this Division includes the procedures, if any, that are necessary to implement that process.

Airport Security Program Requirements

Marginal note:Requirement to establish and implement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must establish and implement an airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Program requirements

    (2) As part of its airport security program, the operator of the aerodrome must

    • (a) define and document the aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities assigned to each of the operator’s employee groups and contractor groups;

    • (b) communicate the information referred to in paragraph (a) to the employees and contractors in those groups;

    • (c) have a security policy statement that establishes an overall commitment and direction for aerodrome security and sets out the operator’s security objectives;

    • (d) communicate the security policy statement in an accessible manner to all persons who are employed at the aerodrome or who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (e) establish and implement a process for responding to aerodrome-related security incidents and breaches in a coordinated manner that minimizes their impact;

    • (f) establish and implement a security awareness program that promotes a culture of security vigilance and awareness among the following persons:

      • (i) persons who are employed at the aerodrome,

      • (ii) crew members who are based at the aerodrome, and

      • (iii) persons, other than crew members, who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (g) assess and disseminate risk information within the operator’s organization for the purpose of informed decision-making about aviation security;

    • (h) establish and implement a process for receiving, retaining, disclosing and disposing of sensitive information respecting aviation security in order to protect that information from unauthorized access;

    • (i) receive, retain, disclose and dispose of sensitive information respecting aviation security in a manner that protects the information from unauthorized access;

    • (j) disclose sensitive information respecting aviation security to the following persons if they have been assigned aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities and require the information to carry out those roles and responsibilities:

      • (i) persons who are employed at the aerodrome, and

      • (ii) persons who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (k) provide the Minister, on reasonable notice given by the Minister, with a current scale map of the aerodrome that identifies all restricted areas, security barriers and restricted area access points;

    • (l) document how the operator achieves compliance with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator;

    • (m) establish an emergency plan;

    • (n) carry out live exercises; and

    • (o) carry out table-top exercises.

  • SOR/2012-48, ss. 11, 65(F).

[192 reserved]

Marginal note:Documentation
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must keep documentation related to its airport security program for at least two years.

  • Marginal note:Ministerial access

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must make the documentation available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Marginal note:Requirement to amend

 The operator of an aerodrome must amend its airport security program if

  • (a) an aviation security risk that is not addressed by the program is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) the operator identifies an aviation security risk at the aerodrome that is not addressed by the program.

Security Committee

Marginal note:Security committee
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have a security committee or other working group or forum that

    • (a) advises the operator on the development of controls and processes that are required at the aerodrome in order to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator;

    • (b) helps coordinate the implementation of the controls and processes that are required at the aerodrome in order to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator; and

    • (c) promotes the sharing of information respecting the airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must establish the security committee or other working group or forum in accordance with written terms of reference that

    • (a) identify its membership; and

    • (b) define the roles and responsibilities of each member.

  • Marginal note:Records

    (3) The operator of the aerodrome must keep records of the activities of the security committee or other working group or forum and make the records available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

[196 to 205 reserved]

Emergency Plans

Marginal note:Plan requirements
  •  (1) An emergency plan established by the operator of an aerodrome must set out the response procedures to be followed at the aerodrome for

    • (a) bomb threats; and

    • (b) hijackings of aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Details

    (2) If applicable, the response procedures must include the following details:

    • (a) the actions to be taken by the operator of the aerodrome, the police, the aerodrome control tower or flight service station, the emergency coordination centre, emergency response providers, air carriers and any other persons or organizations that are involved;

    • (b) the procedures to be followed for the evacuation and search of air terminal buildings;

    • (c) the procedures to be followed for the handling and disposal of a suspected bomb; and

    • (d) the procedures to be followed for the detention on the ground of any aircraft involved in a bomb threat or hijacking.

  • Marginal note:Copy of plan

    (3) The operator of an aerodrome must keep at least one copy of its emergency plan at the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 12.

Emergency Exercises

Marginal note:Live exercise
  •  (1) A live exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A live exercise must be carried out at least once every three years.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 12.
Marginal note:Table-top exercise
  •  (1) A table-top exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A table-top exercise must be carried out at least once a year.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite subsection (2), the operator of an aerodrome is not required to carry out a table-top exercise in any year in which it carries out a live exercise.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 12.

[209 reserved]

Marginal note:Reports

 The operator of an aerodrome must prepare a written report on each exercise that it carries out.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 12.

Corrective Actions

Marginal note:Corrective actions

 Subject to section 212, the operator of an aerodrome must immediately take corrective actions to address an aviation security risk at the aerodrome that

  • (a) is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) is identified by the operator.

Marginal note:Corrective action plan
  •  (1) If a corrective action involves a phased approach, the operator of an aerodrome must include a corrective action plan in its airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Plan requirements

    (2) A corrective action plan must set out

    • (a) the nature of the security risk to be addressed;

    • (b) a rationale for the phased approach; and

    • (c) a timetable setting out when each phase of the corrective action plan will be completed.

Disclosure of Information

Marginal note:Prohibition

 A person other than the Minister must not disclose security-sensitive information that is created or used under this Division unless the disclosure is required by law or is necessary to comply or facilitate compliance with the aviation security provisions of the Act, regulatory requirements or the requirements of an emergency direction.

Division 10Reserved

[214 to 223 reserved]

Division 11Primary Security Line Partners

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the role of a primary security line partner in supporting the effective establishment and implementation of an airport security program by the operator of an aerodrome.

Requirements

Marginal note:Requirements

 At each aerodrome where a primary security line partner carries out operations, the partner must

  • (a) define and document the aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities assigned to each of the partner’s employee groups that require access to restricted areas at the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

  • (b) communicate the information referred to in paragraph (a) to the employees in those groups and document how that information is communicated;

  • (c) establish, implement and document a security awareness program that promotes a culture of security vigilance and awareness among its employees if the security awareness program of the operator of the aerodrome does not cover matters that are unique to the partner’s operations;

  • (d) document the measures, procedures and processes that the partner has in place at the aerodrome to protect the security of restricted areas and to prevent breaches of the primary security line;

  • (e) create a document that

    • (i) describes each area on the aerodrome’s primary security line that is occupied by the partner,

    • (ii) indicates the location of each restricted area access point in those areas, and

    • (iii) describes those restricted area access points; and

  • (f) document how the partner receives, retains, discloses and disposes of sensitive information respecting aerodrome security to protect that information from unauthorized disclosure.

[226 to 230 reserved]

Provision of Information

Marginal note:Provision to operator of aerodrome
  •  (1) At each aerodrome where a primary security line partner carries out operations, the partner must provide the operator of the aerodrome with the information that is documented or created under section 225 on reasonable notice given by the operator.

  • Marginal note:Provision to Minister

    (2) The primary security line partner must provide the Minister with the same information on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

[232 and 233 reserved]

Corrective Actions

Marginal note:Corrective actions

 Subject to section 235, a primary security line partner must immediately take corrective actions to address an aerodrome-related security risk that is identified to the partner by the Minister or the operator of an aerodrome where the partner carries out operations.

Marginal note:Corrective action plan
  •  (1) If a corrective action involves a phased approach, a primary security line partner must provide the operator of the aerodrome with a corrective action plan.

  • Marginal note:Plan requirements

    (2) A corrective action plan must set out

    • (a) the nature of the security risk to be addressed;

    • (b) a rationale for the phased approach; and

    • (c) a timetable setting out when each phase of the corrective action plan will be completed.

Division 12Other Aerodrome Operations

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting aerodrome operations that are not dealt with in any other Division of this Part.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 13.

Construction Plans

Marginal note:Requirement to notify Minister
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must notify the Minister of all plans to begin new construction or to make a change to the physical security of the aerodrome, if the construction or change relates to regulatory requirements respecting passengers, aircraft, baggage, cargo or mail.

  • Marginal note:Notice requirements

    (2) The notice must

    • (a) be in writing;

    • (b) state the date on which the construction will begin or the change will be made; and

    • (c) set out a description of the construction or change and the safeguards that will be implemented to maintain security in the areas of the aerodrome that will be affected by the construction activities.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 13.

United States Preclearance Areas

Marginal note:Police presence
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome that has a United States preclearance area must ensure the continuous presence of at least one armed police officer at the preclearance area during the hours that the area is in operation.

  • Marginal note:Patrols and responses

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must ensure that the armed police officer makes regular patrols within the preclearance area and responds rapidly and in person to any emergency calls from, or alarms activated by, United States preclearance personnel.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 13.

[239 to 245 reserved]

PART 5CLASS 2 AERODROMES

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out the basic regulatory framework for security at aerodromes listed in Schedule 2.

Application

Marginal note:Application

 This Part applies in respect of aerodromes listed in Schedule 2.

Division 1Prohibited Items

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division completes and supplements the regulatory framework set out in Part 3.

Authorization for Carriage of or Access to Explosive Substances and Incendiary Devices

Marginal note:Authorization

 The operator of an aerodrome may authorize a person to carry or have access to an explosive substance or an incendiary device at the aerodrome if

  • (a) the explosive substance or incendiary device is to be used at the aerodrome

    • (i) for excavation, demolition or construction work,

    • (ii) in fireworks displays,

    • (iii) by persons operating explosives detection equipment or handling explosives detection dogs,

    • (iv) by a police service, or

    • (v) by military personnel; and

  • (b) the operator has reasonable grounds to believe that the safety of the aerodrome and the safety of persons and aircraft at the aerodrome will not be jeopardized by the presence of the explosive substance or incendiary device.

Availability of Prohibited Items

Marginal note:Prohibition — sterile area
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must not permit goods listed or described in the general list of prohibited items or, as applicable, the specific list of prohibited items to be made available to persons in a sterile area.

  • Marginal note:Exception — liquids, aerosols and gels

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of liquids, aerosols and gels that are made available to persons in accordance with a security measure.

  • Marginal note:Exception — knives

    (3) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of rounded, dull-blade knives and plastic knives that are made available to the customers of a concessionaire with the permission of the operator of the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 14.

[251 reserved]

Division 2Threats and Incidents

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for dealing with threats and incidents at an aerodrome.

Threat Response

Marginal note:Area under operator’s control

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the operator’s control must immediately determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the facility or that part of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Area under control of other person

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the control of a person carrying on any activity at the aerodrome, other than the operator, must immediately

  • (a) notify the person of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Specific threats

 The operator of an aerodrome who determines that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Marginal note:Duties of other person

 A person, other than a screening authority, who is carrying on any activity at an aerodrome and who is made aware of a threat against the aerodrome must

  • (a) immediately notify the operator of the aerodrome of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) assist the operator of the aerodrome in determining whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Threats identified by other person

 If it is determined under paragraph 15(b), 254(b) or 256(b) that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Information Reporting

Marginal note:Security incidents

 The operator of an aerodrome must immediately notify the Minister when any of the following incidents occur:

  • (a) the discovery, at the aerodrome, of a weapon, explosive substance or incendiary device that is not permitted under subsection 78(2);

  • (b) an explosion at the aerodrome, unless the explosion is known to be the result of an accident, excavation, demolition or construction work, or the use of fireworks displays;

  • (c) a specific threat against the aerodrome; and

  • (d) an aviation security incident that involves a peace officer anywhere at the aerodrome other than areas under an air carrier’s control.

Marginal note:Commercial air service information

 The operator of an aerodrome must provide the Minister with written notice of any new commercial air service that is to begin at an air terminal building.

Division 3Reserved

[260 to 265 reserved]

Division 4Personnel and Training

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting security personnel and other persons who are assigned aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities at an aerodrome.

[267 and 268 reserved]

Security Official — Aerodrome

Marginal note:Interpretation

 A security official of an aerodrome is an individual who is responsible for

  • (a) coordinating and overseeing security controls and procedures at the aerodrome; and

  • (b) acting as the principal contact between the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with respect to security matters, including the airport security program.

Marginal note:Requirement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have, at all times, at least one security official or acting security official.

  • Marginal note:Contact information

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must provide the Minister with

    • (a) the name of each security official and acting security official; and

    • (b) 24-hour contact information for those officials.

[271 to 275 reserved]

Division 5Facilitation of Screening

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting the facilitation of screening operations at an aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 15.

Screening of Passengers

Marginal note:False declaration notice
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must post a notice at each passenger screening checkpoint stating that it is an offence for a person at the aerodrome to falsely declare that

    • (a) they are carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in their possession or control or in goods that they have tendered or are tendering for screening or transportation; or

    • (b) another person who is at an aerodrome or on board an aircraft is carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in the other person’s possession or control or in goods that the other person has tendered or is tendering for screening or transportation.

  • Marginal note:Official languages

    (2) The notice must be clearly visible and be in at least both official languages.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 15.
Marginal note:Private screening facility

 The operator of an aerodrome must make a facility available for the private screening of passengers.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 15.

Screening of Non-passengers

Marginal note:Non-passenger screening facilities

 The operator of an aerodrome must make facilities available for non-passenger screening checkpoints at restricted area access points and at locations inside restricted areas.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 15.
Marginal note:Notice — liquids, aerosols or gels

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that non-passengers who access sterile areas are notified of any restrictions on the possession of liquids, aerosols or gels in sterile areas.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 15.

Explosives Detection Screening Checkpoints

Marginal note:Explosives detection screening checkpoints
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must make facilities available for explosives detection screening checkpoints.

  • Definition of “explosives detection screening checkpoint”

    (2) For the purposes of this section, “explosives detection screening checkpoint” means an area of an aerodrome where the screening authority at the aerodrome uses screening equipment to screen carry-on baggage, checked baggage or baggage that is intended to be checked baggage.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 15.

Baggage Handling Systems

Marginal note:No change without agreement

 If the operator of an aerodrome is responsible for a baggage handling system, the operator must not make any change to the system that may affect screening operations unless the change is agreed to by CATSA.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 15.

Division 6Access Controls

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for the protection of security-sensitive areas of aerodromes.

Signs

Marginal note:Sign requirements
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must post signs on the outside of each restricted area access point and each security barrier. Each sign must

    • (a) be in at least both official languages;

    • (b) identify the restricted area as a restricted area; and

    • (c) state that access to the area is restricted to authorized persons.

  • Marginal note:Signs on security barriers

    (2) The signs posted on a security barrier must be no more than 150 m apart.

Restricted Area Access Points

Marginal note:Access control system

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that each restricted area access point that allows access from a non-restricted area to a restricted area has an access control system consisting of one or more of the following elements:

  • (a) surveillance by a person authorized by the operator of the aerodrome to control access to the restricted area;

  • (b) manual locking equipment; and

  • (c) automated access control equipment.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 16.
Marginal note:Passenger loading bridge

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that each restricted area access point that is located between an air terminal building and a passenger loading bridge has a door that can be locked.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 16.
Marginal note:Prohibition

 A person must not enter a restricted area at an aerodrome except through a restricted area access point.

Baggage Handling Systems

Marginal note:Prevention of unauthorized access

 The operator of an aerodrome must take measures to prevent unauthorized access to a baggage handling system that is in a restricted area.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 17.

Doors, Gates, Emergency Exits and Other Devices

Marginal note:Duty to close and lock — operators
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must close and lock any door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, if

    • (a) the operator has control of and responsibility for the door, gate or other device; and

    • (b) the door, gate or other device allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Emergency exit system

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must institute a system, on or near an emergency exit, that prevents access by unauthorized persons to a restricted area, if

    • (a) the operator has control of and responsibility for the emergency exit; and

    • (b) the emergency exit allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

Marginal note:Duty to close and lock — partners and lessees
  •  (1) A primary security line partner, or a lessee other than a primary security line partner, at an aerodrome must close and lock any door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, if

    • (a) the partner or lessee has control of and responsibility for the door, gate or other device; and

    • (b) the door, gate or other device allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Emergency exit system

    (2) A primary security line partner who occupies an area on an aerodrome’s primary security line must institute a system, on or near an emergency exit, that prevents access by unauthorized persons to a restricted area, if

    • (a) the partner has control of and responsibility for the emergency exit; and

    • (b) the emergency exit allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

Marginal note:Temporary use or control

 Any person at an aerodrome who has temporary use or control of a door, gate or other device that allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area must prevent access to or from the restricted area by unauthorized persons.

Marginal note:Uncontrolled restricted area access point

 Unless an authorized person is controlling access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area at an aerodrome, a person who enters or leaves the restricted area must

  • (a) lock the door, gate or other device that allows access to or from the restricted area; and

  • (b) prevent access to or from the restricted area by unauthorized persons while the door, gate or other device is open or unlocked.

Marginal note:Preventing locking

 A person at an aerodrome must not prevent a door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, that allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area from being locked.

Marginal note:Emergency exits

 A person at an aerodrome must not open any door that is designated as an emergency exit and that is also a restricted area access point unless

  • (a) the person is authorized by the operator of the aerodrome to open it; or

  • (b) there is an emergency.

Unauthorized Access

Marginal note:Prohibition
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a person must not enter or remain in any part of an aerodrome that is not a public area if the person has been given notice orally, in writing or by a sign that access to that part of the aerodrome is prohibited or that entry is limited to authorized persons.

  • Marginal note:Exception — operator

    (2) An operator of an aerodrome may allow a person to enter or remain in a part of the aerodrome that is not a public area if

    • (a) the part of the aerodrome is not a restricted area; and

    • (b) the safety of the aerodrome, persons at the aerodrome and aircraft is not jeopardized.

  • Marginal note:Exception — lessee

    (3) A lessee at an aerodrome who has the use of, or is responsible for, a part of the aerodrome that is not a public area may allow a person to enter or remain in that part of the aerodrome if

    • (a) the part of the aerodrome is not a restricted area; and

    • (b) the safety of the aerodrome, persons at the aerodrome and aircraft is not jeopardized.

Inspectors

Marginal note:Requirement to allow access

 The operator of an aerodrome must allow an inspector to enter or remain in a restricted area if the inspector is acting in the course of their employment and presents their credentials.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 18.

Division 7Documents of Entitlement

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out provisions respecting documents of entitlement. Requirements respecting the issue and use of restricted area identity card are set out in Division 8.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 19.
Marginal note:List of documents
  •  (1) Only the following documents are documents of entitlement at an aerodrome:

    • (a) a restricted area identity card;

    • (b) a temporary pass issued by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (c) a boarding pass, a ticket, or any other document accepted by an air carrier that confirms the status of the person to whom it was issued as a passenger on a flight and that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (d) a passenger escort form that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (e) a courtesy-lounge or conference-room pass that is issued by an air carrier and that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome; and

    • (f) a document that is issued or approved by the operator of the aerodrome in accordance with a security measure.

  • Marginal note:Pilot’s licence

    (2) A pilot’s licence issued under the Canadian Aviation Regulations is a document of entitlement for a restricted area that is used by general aviation, if the holder of the licence

    • (a) is acting in the course of their employment; and

    • (b) holds a valid medical certificate of a category that is appropriate for that licence.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 19.

Division 8Enhanced Access Controls

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out enhanced access control requirements, including requirements respecting the identity verification system referred to in section 56.

Identity Verification System

Marginal note:Disclosure of information
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome is authorized to disclose to the Minister or CATSA any information that is necessary for the proper operation of the identity verification system.

  • Marginal note:Identity protection

    (2) Despite subsection (1), the operator of an aerodrome must not disclose to CATSA the identity of an applicant for a restricted area identity card or the identity of a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued unless the operator grants CATSA access to its databases to maintain or repair the identity verification system and CATSA’s access to the person’s identity is incidental to the maintenance or repairs.

Information to Be Displayed on a Restricted Area Identity Card

Marginal note:Required information
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that the following information is displayed on each restricted area identity card that it issues:

    • (a) the full name of the person to whom the card is issued;

    • (b) the person’s height;

    • (c) a photograph depicting a frontal view of the person’s face;

    • (d) the expiry date of the card;

    • (e) the name of the aerodrome where the card is issued;

    • (f) the name of the person’s employer, if the person has a single employer;

    • (g) the terms “multi-employer” and “employeur multiple”, if the person has more than one employer;

    • (h) the person’s occupation, if the person has a single occupation; and

    • (i) the terms “multi-occupation” and “emplois multiples”, if the person has more than one occupation.

  • Marginal note:Expiration date

    (2) A restricted area identity card expires no later than five years after the day on which it is issued or on the day on which the security clearance of the person to whom the card is issued expires, whichever is earlier.

  • Marginal note:Expiration date — multi-aerodrome card

    (3) Despite subsection (2), a restricted area identity card that is issued to a person who requires access to restricted areas at more than one aerodrome, but who is not a crew member, expires no later than one year after the day on which it is issued or on the day on which the person’s security clearance expires, whichever is earlier.

  • Marginal note:Official languages

    (4) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that all information that is displayed on a restricted area identity card is in both official languages.

Issuance of Restricted Area Identity Cards

Marginal note:Issuance criteria
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must not issue a restricted area identity card to a person unless the person

    • (a) applies in writing;

    • (b) is sponsored in writing by their employer;

    • (c) has a security clearance;

    • (d) consents in writing to the collection, use, retention, disclosure and destruction of information for the purposes of this Division; and

    • (e) confirms that the information displayed on the card is correct.

  • Marginal note:Activation requirement

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must not issue a restricted area identity card to a person unless the card has been activated.

Marginal note:False information

 A person must not provide false information for the purpose of obtaining a restricted area identity card.

Marginal note:Sponsorship

 An employer must not

  • (a) sponsor an employee who does not require ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment; or

  • (b) knowingly sponsor an employee for more than one restricted area identity card at a time.

Marginal note:Issuance of multiple cards

 The operator of an aerodrome must not issue more than one restricted area identity card at a time to a person.

Marginal note:Replacement of cards

 Before replacing a lost, stolen or non-functional restricted area identity card, the operator of an aerodrome must ensure that

  • (a) the person applying for the replacement card is the person to whom the lost, stolen or non-functional card has been issued; and

  • (b) the person still has a security clearance.

Marginal note:Requirement to inform

 Before collecting information from an applicant under this Division, the operator of an aerodrome must bring to the applicant’s attention the purposes for which the information is collected and the manner in which the information will be used, retained, disclosed and destroyed.

Marginal note:Collection of information
  •  (1) For the purpose of creating a restricted area identity card for an applicant, the operator of an aerodrome must collect the following information from the applicant:

    • (a) the applicant’s full name;

    • (b) the applicant’s height;

    • (c) a photograph depicting a frontal view of the applicant’s face;

    • (d) the applicant’s fingerprint images and iris images;

    • (e) the name of the applicant’s employer; and

    • (f) the applicant’s occupation.

  • Marginal note:Destruction of images and templates

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must, immediately after issuing the restricted area identity card, destroy all fingerprint images and iris images that the operator collected from the applicant and any biometric template created from those images that is not stored on the card.

Marginal note:Quality control

 For the purpose of allowing CATSA to monitor the quality of biometric templates and determining if a restricted area identity card is already active in respect of an applicant, the operator of an aerodrome must, before issuing the card, disclose to CATSA any biometric templates created from the fingerprint images and iris images collected from the applicant.

Marginal note:Protection of information

 The operator of an aerodrome must take appropriate measures to protect information that is collected, used, retained or disclosed in accordance with this Division from loss or theft and from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, duplication or alteration.

Deactivation of Restricted Area Identity Cards

Marginal note:Deactivation request
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must immediately ask CATSA to deactivate the card if

    • (a) the card expires;

    • (b) the person to whom the card has been issued or their employer informs the operator that the card is lost, stolen or no longer functional; or

    • (c) the person to whom the card has been issued fails, on demand, to present or surrender the card to a screening officer.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must not ask CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card for a reason other than a reason set out in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Notification of Minister

    (3) The operator of an aerodrome must notify the Minister if the operator asks CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card.

Marginal note:Change in employment

 The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must notify the Minister immediately if

  • (a) in the case of a person who has a single employer, the person to whom the card has been issued ceases to be employed or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment; and

  • (b) in the case of a person who has more than one employer, the person to whom the card has been issued ceases to be employed by all of their employers or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment.

Marginal note:Duty of employer

 The employer of a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued must immediately notify the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card if the person ceases to be an employee or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment.

Marginal note:Retrieval of cards
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must take reasonable steps to retrieve the card if it has been deactivated and must notify CATSA if the card is not retrieved.

  • Marginal note:Return of cards

    (2) If a restricted area identity card has been deactivated, the person to whom the card has been issued must immediately return it to the operator of an aerodrome who issued it unless the card was surrendered in accordance with this Division or was lost or stolen.

Keys, Combination Codes and Personal Identification Codes

Marginal note:Issuance or assignment

 The operator of an aerodrome must not issue a key or assign a combination code or personal identification code to a person for a restricted area unless

  • (a) the person is a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued and the card is active; or

  • (b) the person is in possession of a document that is issued or approved by the operator of the aerodrome in accordance with a security measure as authorization for the person to enter or remain in the restricted area.

Marginal note:Addition of key

 The operator of an aerodrome may add a key to a restricted area identity card only if it is possible to cancel or remove the key without damaging or altering any other elements of the card.

Marginal note:Protection of information

 The operator of an aerodrome must not add to or modify a restricted area identity card in any way that might allow the disclosure to CATSA of information about the person to whom the card has been issued.

Marginal note:Cancellation, withdrawal or retrieval

 The operator of an aerodrome must cancel, withdraw or retrieve a key that has been issued to a person who has been issued a restricted area identity card, or a combination code or personal identification code that has been assigned to that person, if

  • (a) the person’s restricted area identity card has been deactivated; or

  • (b) the person no longer requires ongoing access to the restricted area in the course of their employment.

Records

Marginal note:General requirement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome and any person designated by the operator to issue restricted area identity cards or keys or to assign combination codes or personal identification codes must keep updated records at the aerodrome respecting

    • (a) restricted area identity cards and keys that have been issued;

    • (b) the names of the persons to whom restricted area identity cards or keys have been issued;

    • (c) the names of the persons to whom combination codes or personal identification codes have been assigned;

    • (d) blank restricted area identity cards in the operator’s possession;

    • (e) restricted area identity cards that have been deactivated;

    • (f) keys, combination codes or personal identification codes that have been cancelled, withdrawn or retrieved;

    • (g) deactivated restricted area identity cards that have not been retrieved by the operator;

    • (h) restricted area identity cards that have been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (i) steps taken to retrieve deactivated restricted area identity cards; and

    • (j) compliance with section 307.

  • Marginal note:Deactivated cards

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), a record respecting a restricted area identity card that has been deactivated must be retained for at least one year from the day on which the card was deactivated.

  • Marginal note:Lost or stolen cards

    (3) A record respecting a restricted area identity card that has been reported as lost or stolen must be retained for at least one year from the card’s expiry date.

  • Marginal note:Provision to Minister

    (4) The operator of the aerodrome must provide the Minister with the records on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Restricted Area Access Control Process

Marginal note:Use of identity verification system

 The operator of an aerodrome must implement and maintain a restricted area access control process that uses the identity verification system.

Control of Access to Restricted Areas

Marginal note:Unauthorized access prohibition

 A person must not enter or remain in a restricted area unless the person

  • (a) is a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued; or

  • (b) is in possession of a document of entitlement, other than a restricted area identity card, for the restricted area.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 20.
Marginal note:Restricted area identity cards — conditions of use
  •  (1) A person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued must not enter or remain in a restricted area unless

    • (a) they are acting in the course of their employment;

    • (b) the card is in their possession;

    • (c) the card is active; and

    • (d) as applicable, they are in possession of a key that has been issued to them for the restricted area, or a combination code or personal identification code that has been assigned to them for the restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Paragraph (1)(d) does not apply to crew members.

Marginal note:Display of restricted area identity cards

 A person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued must not enter or remain in a restricted area unless they visibly display the card on their outer clothing at all times.

Marginal note:Oversight

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that a person is not allowed to enter or remain in a restricted area at the aerodrome unless the person is in possession of

  • (a) an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to the person; or

  • (b) a document of entitlement, other than a restricted area identity card, for the restricted area.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 21.

Business Continuity Plans

Marginal note:Business continuity plans
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must develop and maintain a business continuity plan that, at a minimum, sets out how the operator will re-establish normal operations and comply with section 324 in the event that the operator is unable to use its restricted area access control process to comply with that section.

  • Marginal note:Implementation

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must immediately implement its business continuity plan and notify the Minister and CATSA if the operator discovers that it is unable to use its restricted area access control process to comply with section 324.

  • Marginal note:Notification of delay

    (3) The operator of the aerodrome must immediately notify the Minister if the operator discovers that it will be unable, for more than 24 hours, to use its restricted area access control process to comply with section 324.

  • Marginal note:Ministerial access

    (4) The operator of the aerodrome must make its business continuity plan available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Marginal note:Database backup

 The operator of an aerodrome must regularly back up any database that the operator uses as part of the identity verification system.

Use of Restricted Area Identity Cards, Keys, Combination Codes and Personal Identification Codes

Marginal note:General prohibitions
  •  (1) A person must not

    • (a) lend or give a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to them to another person;

    • (b) use a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to them to allow access to a restricted area at an aerodrome to another person without authorization from the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (c) intentionally alter or otherwise modify a restricted area identity card or a key unless they are the operator of an aerodrome or a person designated by the operator;

    • (d) use a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to another person;

    • (e) have in their possession, without reasonable excuse, a restricted area identity card or a key that has been issued to another person;

    • (f) use a counterfeit restricted area identity card or a counterfeit key; or

    • (g) make a copy of a restricted area identity card or a key.

  • Marginal note:Disclosure or use of codes

    (2) A person, other than the operator of an aerodrome or a person designated by the operator, must not

    • (a) disclose a combination code or personal identification code; or

    • (b) use another person’s combination code or personal identification code.

Marginal note:Report of loss or theft
  •  (1) A person to whom a restricted area identity card or a key has been issued must immediately report its loss or theft to their employer or to the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card or key.

  • Marginal note:Employer’s duty to report

    (2) An employer who is informed by an employee of the loss or theft of a restricted area identity card or a key must immediately report the loss or theft to the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card or key.

Marginal note:Report of non-functioning card

 An employer who is informed by an employee that a restricted area identity card is not functioning must immediately notify the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card.

Marginal note:Notification of CATSA

 The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must notify CATSA if the card is reported as lost or stolen.

Presentation and Surrender of Restricted Area Identity Cards

Marginal note:Presentation on demand
  •  (1) A person in possession of a restricted area identity card who is in a restricted area at an aerodrome must, on demand, present the card to the Minister, the operator of the aerodrome, the person’s employer or a peace officer.

  • Marginal note:Presentation during screening

    (2) A person in possession of a restricted area identity card who is being screened by a screening officer at a restricted area access point or at a location in a restricted area must, on demand, present the card to the screening officer.

Marginal note:Surrender on demand
  •  (1) A person in possession of a restricted area identity card must, on demand, surrender it to the Minister, the operator of an aerodrome, a screening officer or a peace officer.

  • Marginal note:Demand by Minister or operator

    (2) The Minister or the operator of an aerodrome may demand the surrender of a restricted area identity card if

    • (a) the card has expired or has been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (b) the card has been deactivated; or

    • (c) the surrender of the card is required to ensure aviation security.

  • Marginal note:Demand by screening officer

    (3) A screening officer may demand the surrender of a restricted area identity card if

    • (a) the card has expired or has been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (b) the card has been deactivated; or

    • (c) the screening officer is carrying out screening at a restricted area access point or at a location in a restricted area and the person who is in possession of the card refuses to be screened or refuses to submit goods in their possession or control for screening.

  • Marginal note:Demand by peace officer

    (4) A peace officer may demand the surrender of a restricted area identity card if

    • (a) the card has expired or has been reported as lost or stolen; or

    • (b) there is an immediate threat to aviation security, the security of any aircraft or aerodrome or other aviation facility or the safety of the public, passengers or crew members, and the surrender of the card is required to respond to the threat.

Marginal note:Return of cards

 A screening officer or a peace officer to whom a person surrenders a restricted area identity card must return the card to the operator of the aerodrome where the card is surrendered or to the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card.

Marginal note:Notification of Minister

 The operator of an aerodrome to whom a person surrenders a restricted area identity card must notify the Minister if the operator demanded the surrender in accordance with paragraph 332(2)(c).

Escort and Surveillance

Marginal note:General requirement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that any person who is in a restricted area at the aerodrome and is not in possession of a restricted area identity card

    • (a) is escorted by a person in possession of an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to them; or

    • (b) is kept under surveillance by a person in possession of an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to them, in the case of an area the limits of which are defined for a specific purpose, such as construction or maintenance.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) This section does not apply in respect of the following persons:

    • (a) passengers who have been screened; and

    • (b) inspectors.

Marginal note:Escort ratio
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that at least one escort is provided for every 10 persons who require escort.

  • Marginal note:Surveillance ratio

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that no more than 20 persons at a time are kept under surveillance by one person.

Marginal note:Requirement to remain together
  •  (1) A person under escort must remain with the escort while the person is in a restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) An escort must remain with the person under escort while the person is in a restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Requirement to inform

    (3) The person who appoints an escort must inform the escort of the requirement to remain with the person under escort while that person is in a restricted area.

Marginal note:Screening requirement

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that a person under escort or surveillance at the aerodrome and any goods in the person’s possession or control are screened at a screening checkpoint before the person enters a sterile area.

Marginal note:Exception — conveyances
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome is not required to place an escort or surveillance personnel in a conveyance that is in a restricted area at the aerodrome and is carrying persons who require escort or surveillance if the conveyance travels in a convoy with an escort conveyance that contains at least one person in possession of an active restricted area identity card that has been issued to them.

  • Marginal note:Exception to exception

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must ensure that, if a person who requires escort or surveillance disembarks from a conveyance in a restricted area at the aerodrome, the person is escorted or kept under surveillance in accordance with section 336.

Marginal note:Escort conveyances

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that, at the aerodrome, at least one escort conveyance is provided for

  • (a) every three conveyances requiring escort to or from an air terminal building apron area for a purpose other than snow removal operations;

  • (b) every six conveyances requiring escort to or from an air terminal building apron area for snow removal operations; and

  • (c) every six conveyances requiring escort to or from a restricted area other than an air terminal building apron area.

Inspectors

Marginal note:Exemption

 Nothing in this Division requires an inspector acting in the course of their employment to be in possession of a restricted area identity card or any other document issued or approved by the operator of an aerodrome as authorization for the inspector to enter or remain in a restricted area.

Marginal note:Inspector’s credentials

 The credentials issued by the Minister to an inspector do not constitute a restricted area identity card even if the credentials are compatible with the identity verification system or with an access control system established by the operator of an aerodrome.

Marginal note:Escort privileges

 Nothing in this Division prohibits an inspector from escorting a person who is in a restricted area and is not in possession of a restricted area identity card if the inspector

  • (a) is acting in the course of their employment;

  • (b) does not escort more than 10 persons at one time;

  • (c) remains with the person while the person is in the restricted area;

  • (d) ensures that the person remains with the inspector while the person is in the restricted area; and

  • (e) ensures that the person and any goods in their possession or control are screened at a screening checkpoint before the person enters a sterile area.

Marginal note:Conveyance escort privileges
  •  (1) Nothing in this Division prohibits an inspector from escorting a person who is in a conveyance in a restricted area and is not in possession of a restricted area identity card if the inspector

    • (a) is acting in the course of their employment;

    • (b) does not escort more than 10 persons at one time; and

    • (c) is either in the conveyance or in an escort conveyance that is travelling in a convoy with the conveyance.

  • Marginal note:Additional conditions

    (2) If a person under escort disembarks from a conveyance in a restricted area, the inspector must

    • (a) remain with the person; and

    • (b) ensure that the person remains with the inspector.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) If a person under escort is travelling to or from an air terminal building apron area, the Minister must ensure that at least one escort conveyance is provided for every three conveyances requiring escort in a convoy and that at least one inspector is in each escort conveyance.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (4) If a person under escort is travelling to or from a restricted area other than an air terminal building apron area, the Minister must ensure that at least one escort conveyance is provided for every six conveyances requiring escort in a convoy and that at least one inspector is in each escort conveyance.

Division 9Airport Security Programs

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for promoting a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated approach to airport security. The processes that are required under this Division are intended to contribute to the effective establishment and implementation of airport security programs.

Interpretation

Marginal note:Processes and procedures

 For greater certainty, any reference to a process in this Division includes the procedures, if any, that are necessary to implement that process.

Airport Security Program Requirements

Marginal note:Requirement to establish and implement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must establish and implement an airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Program requirements

    (2) As part of its airport security program, the operator of the aerodrome must

    • (a) define and document the aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities assigned to each of the operator’s employee groups and contractor groups;

    • (b) communicate the information referred to in paragraph (a) to the employees and contractors in those groups;

    • (c) have a security policy statement that establishes an overall commitment and direction for aerodrome security and sets out the operator’s security objectives;

    • (d) communicate the security policy statement in an accessible manner to all persons who are employed at the aerodrome or who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (e) establish and implement a process for responding to aerodrome-related security incidents and breaches in a coordinated manner that minimizes their impact;

    • (f) establish and implement a security awareness program that promotes a culture of security vigilance and awareness among the following persons:

      • (i) persons who are employed at the aerodrome,

      • (ii) crew members who are based at the aerodrome, and

      • (iii) persons, other than crew members, who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (g) assess and disseminate risk information within the operator’s organization for the purpose of informed decision-making about aviation security;

    • (h) establish and implement a process for receiving, retaining, disclosing and disposing of sensitive information respecting aviation security in order to protect that information from unauthorized access;

    • (i) receive, retain, disclose and dispose of sensitive information respecting aviation security in a manner that protects the information from unauthorized access;

    • (j) disclose sensitive information respecting aviation security to the following persons if they have been assigned aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities and require the information to carry out those roles and responsibilities:

      • (i) persons who are employed at the aerodrome, and

      • (ii) persons who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (k) provide the Minister, on reasonable notice given by the Minister, with a current scale map of the aerodrome that identifies all restricted areas, security barriers and restricted area access points;

    • (l) document how the operator achieves compliance with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator;

    • (m) establish an emergency plan;

    • (n) carry out live exercises; and

    • (o) carry out table-top exercises.

  • SOR/2012-48, ss. 22, 65(F).
Marginal note:Documentation
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must keep documentation related to its airport security program for at least two years.

  • Marginal note:Ministerial access

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must make the documentation available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Marginal note:Requirement to amend

 The operator of an aerodrome must amend its airport security program if

  • (a) an aviation security risk that is not addressed by the program is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) the operator identifies an aviation security risk at the aerodrome that is not addressed by the program.

Security Committee

Marginal note:Security committee
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have a security committee or other working group or forum that

    • (a) advises the operator on the development of controls and processes that are required at the aerodrome in order to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator;

    • (b) helps coordinate the implementation of the controls and processes that are required at the aerodrome in order to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator; and

    • (c) promotes the sharing of information respecting the airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must establish the security committee or other working group or forum in accordance with written terms of reference that

    • (a) identify its membership; and

    • (b) define the roles and responsibilities of each member.

  • Marginal note:Records

    (3) The operator of the aerodrome must keep records of the activities of the security committee or other working group or forum and make the records available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

[351 to 366 reserved]

Emergency Plans

Marginal note:Plan requirements
  •  (1) An emergency plan established by the operator of an aerodrome must set out the response procedures to be followed at the aerodrome for

    • (a) bomb threats; and

    • (b) hijackings of aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Details

    (2) If applicable, the response procedures must include the following details:

    • (a) the actions to be taken by the operator of the aerodrome, the police, the aerodrome control tower or flight service station, the emergency coordination centre, emergency response providers, air carriers and any other persons or organizations that are involved;

    • (b) the procedures to be followed for the evacuation and search of air terminal buildings;

    • (c) the procedures to be followed for the handling and disposal of a suspected bomb; and

    • (d) the procedures to be followed for the detention on the ground of any aircraft involved in a bomb threat or hijacking.

  • Marginal note:Copy of plan

    (3) The operator of an aerodrome must keep at least one copy of its emergency plan at the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 23.

Emergency Exercises

Marginal note:Live exercise
  •  (1) A live exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A live exercise must be carried out at least once every five years.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 23.
Marginal note:Table-top exercise
  •  (1) A table-top exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A table-top exercise must be carried out at least once a year.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite subsection (2), the operator of an aerodrome is not required to carry out a table-top exercise in any year in which it carries out a live exercise.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 23.

[370 reserved]

Marginal note:Reports

 The operator of an aerodrome must prepare a written report on each exercise that it carries out.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 23.

Corrective Actions

Marginal note:Corrective actions

 Subject to section 373, the operator of an aerodrome must immediately take corrective actions to address an aviation security risk at the aerodrome that

  • (a) is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) is identified by the operator.

Marginal note:Corrective action plan
  •  (1) If a corrective action involves a phased approach, the operator of an aerodrome must include a corrective action plan in its airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Plan requirements

    (2) A corrective action plan must set out

    • (a) the nature of the security risk to be addressed;

    • (b) a rationale for the phased approach; and

    • (c) a timetable setting out when each phase of the corrective action plan will be completed.

Primary Security Line Partners

Marginal note:Provision of information to operators of aerodromes
  •  (1) For the purpose of supporting the establishment and implementation of an airport security program by the operator of an aerodrome, a primary security line partner at the aerodrome must, on reasonable notice given by the operator, provide the operator with

    • (a) information respecting the measures, procedures and processes that the partner has in place at the aerodrome to protect the security of restricted areas and to prevent breaches of the primary security line; and

    • (b) a document that

      • (i) describes each area on the aerodrome’s primary security line that is occupied by the partner,

      • (ii) indicates the location of each restricted area access point in those areas, and

      • (iii) describes those restricted area access points.

  • Marginal note:Provision of information to Minister

    (2) The primary security line partner must provide the Minister with the information and the document on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

[375 to 379 reserved]

Disclosure of Information

Marginal note:Prohibition

 A person other than the Minister must not disclose security-sensitive information that is created or used under this Division unless the disclosure is required by law or is necessary to comply or facilitate compliance with the aviation security provisions of the Act, regulatory requirements or the requirements of an emergency direction.

Division 10Reserved

[381 to 390 reserved]

Division 11Other Aerodrome Operations

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting aerodrome operations that are not dealt with in any other Division of this Part.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 24.

Construction Plans

Marginal note:Requirement to notify Minister
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must notify the Minister of all plans to begin new construction or to make a change to the physical security of the aerodrome, if the construction or change relates to regulatory requirements respecting passengers, aircraft, baggage, cargo or mail.

  • Marginal note:Notice requirements

    (2) The notice must

    • (a) be in writing;

    • (b) state the date on which the construction will begin or the change will be made; and

    • (c) set out a description of the construction or change and the safeguards that will be implemented to maintain security in the areas of the aerodrome that will be affected by the construction activities.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 24.

[393 to 400 reserved]

PART 6CLASS 3 AERODROMES

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out the basic regulatory framework for security at aerodromes listed in Schedule 3.

Application

Marginal note:Application

 This Part applies in respect of aerodromes listed in Schedule 3.

Division 1Prohibited Items

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division completes and supplements the regulatory framework set out in Part 3.

Authorization for Carriage of or Access to Explosive Substances and Incendiary Devices

Marginal note:Authorization

 The operator of an aerodrome may authorize a person to carry or have access to an explosive substance or an incendiary device at the aerodrome if

  • (a) the explosive substance or incendiary device is to be used at the aerodrome

    • (i) for excavation, demolition or construction work,

    • (ii) in fireworks displays,

    • (iii) by persons operating explosives detection equipment or handling explosives detection dogs,

    • (iv) by a police service, or

    • (v) by military personnel; and

  • (b) the operator has reasonable grounds to believe that the safety of the aerodrome and the safety of persons and aircraft at the aerodrome will not be jeopardized by the presence of the explosive substance or incendiary device.

Availability of Prohibited Items

Marginal note:Prohibition — sterile area
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must not permit goods listed or described in the general list of prohibited items or, as applicable, the specific list of prohibited items to be made available to persons in a sterile area.

  • Marginal note:Exception — liquids, aerosols and gels

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of liquids, aerosols and gels that are made available to persons in accordance with a security measure.

  • Marginal note:Exception — knives

    (3) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of rounded, dull-blade knives and plastic knives that are made available to the customers of a concessionaire with the permission of the operator of the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 25.

[406 reserved]

Division 2Threats and Incidents

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for dealing with threats and incidents at an aerodrome.

Threat Response

Marginal note:Area under operator’s control

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the operator’s control must immediately determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the facility or that part of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Area under control of other person

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the control of a person carrying on any activity at the aerodrome, other than the operator, must immediately

  • (a) notify the person of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Specific threats

 The operator of an aerodrome who determines that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Marginal note:Duties of other person

 A person, other than a screening authority, who is carrying on any activity at an aerodrome and who is made aware of a threat against the aerodrome must

  • (a) immediately notify the operator of the aerodrome of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) assist the operator of the aerodrome in determining whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Threats identified by other person

 If it is determined under paragraph 15(b), 409(b) or 411(b) that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Information Reporting

Marginal note:Security incidents

 The operator of an aerodrome must immediately notify the Minister when any of the following incidents occur:

  • (a) the discovery, at the aerodrome, of a weapon, explosive substance or incendiary device that is not permitted under subsection 78(2);

  • (b) an explosion at the aerodrome, unless the explosion is known to be the result of an accident, excavation, demolition or construction work, or the use of fireworks displays;

  • (c) a specific threat against the aerodrome; and

  • (d) an aviation security incident that involves a peace officer anywhere at the aerodrome other than areas under an air carrier’s control.

Marginal note:Commercial air service information

 The operator of an aerodrome must provide the Minister with written notice of any new commercial air service that is to begin at an air terminal building.

Division 3Reserved

[415 to 420 reserved]

Division 4Personnel and Training

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting security personnel and other persons who are assigned aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities at an aerodrome.

[422 and 423 reserved]

Security Official — Aerodrome

Marginal note:Interpretation

 A security official of an aerodrome is an individual who is responsible for

  • (a) coordinating and overseeing security controls and procedures at the aerodrome; and

  • (b) acting as the principal contact between the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with respect to security matters, including the airport security program.

Marginal note:Requirement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have, at all times, at least one security official or acting security official.

  • Marginal note:Contact information

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must provide the Minister with

    • (a) the name of each security official and acting security official; and

    • (b) 24-hour contact information for those officials.

[426 to 430 reserved]

Division 5Facilitation of Screening

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting the facilitation of screening operations at an aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 26.

Screening of Passengers

Marginal note:False declaration notice
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must post a notice at each passenger screening checkpoint stating that it is an offence for a person at the aerodrome to falsely declare that

    • (a) they are carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in their possession or control or in goods that they have tendered or are tendering for screening or transportation; or

    • (b) another person who is at an aerodrome or on board an aircraft is carrying a weapon, an explosive substance, an incendiary device or any other item that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or aircraft or that such an item is contained in goods in the other person’s possession or control or in goods that the other person has tendered or is tendering for screening or transportation.

  • Marginal note:Official languages

    (2) The notice must be clearly visible and be in at least both official languages.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 26.
Marginal note:Private screening facility

 The operator of an aerodrome must make a facility available for the private screening of passengers.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 26.

Notice for Non-passengers

Marginal note:Notice — Liquids, aerosols or gels

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that non-passengers who access sterile areas are notified of any restrictions on the possession of liquids, aerosols or gels in sterile areas.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 26.

Explosives Detection Screening Checkpoints

Marginal note:Explosives detection screening checkpoints
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must make facilities available for explosives detection screening checkpoints.

  • Definition of “explosives detection screening checkpoint”

    (2) For the purposes of this section, “explosives detection screening checkpoint” means an area of an aerodrome where the screening authority at the aerodrome uses screening equipment to screen carry-on baggage, checked baggage or baggage that is intended to be checked baggage.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 26.

Baggage Handling Systems

Marginal note:No change without agreement

 If the operator of an aerodrome is responsible for a baggage handling system, the operator must not make any change to the system that may affect screening operations unless the change is agreed to by CATSA.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 26.

Division 6Access Controls

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for the protection of security-sensitive areas of aerodromes.

Signs

Marginal note:Sign requirements
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must post signs on the outside of each restricted area access point and each security barrier. Each sign must

    • (a) be in at least both official languages;

    • (b) identify the restricted area as a restricted area; and

    • (c) state that access to the area is restricted to authorized persons.

  • Marginal note:Signs on security barriers

    (2) The signs posted on a security barrier must be no more than 150 m apart.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 27.

Restricted Area Access Points

Marginal note:Access control system

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that each restricted area access point that allows access from a non-restricted area to a restricted area has an access control system consisting of one or more of the following elements:

  • (a) surveillance by a person authorized by the operator of the aerodrome to control access to restricted area;

  • (b) manual locking equipment; and

  • (c) automated access control equipment.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 28.
Marginal note:Passenger loading bridge

 The operator of an aerodrome must ensure that each restricted area access point that is located between an air terminal building and a passenger loading bridge has a door that can be locked.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 28.
Marginal note:Prohibition

 A person must not enter a restricted area at an aerodrome except through a restricted area access point.

Baggage Handling Systems

Marginal note:Prevention of unauthorized access

 The operator of an aerodrome must take measures to prevent unauthorized access to a baggage handling system that is in a restricted area.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 29.

Doors, Gates, Emergency Exits and Other Devices

Marginal note:Duty to close and lock — operators
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must close and lock any door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, if

    • (a) the operator has control of and responsibility for the door, gate or other device; and

    • (b) the door, gate or other device allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Emergency exit system

    (2) The operator of an aerodrome must institute a system, on or near an emergency exit, that prevents access by unauthorized persons to a restricted area, if

    • (a) the operator has control of and responsibility for the emergency exit; and

    • (b) the emergency exit allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

Marginal note:Duty to close and lock — partners and lessees
  •  (1) A primary security line partner, or a lessee other than a primary security line partner, at an aerodrome must close and lock any door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, if

    • (a) the partner or lessee has control of and responsibility for the door, gate or other device; and

    • (b) the door, gate or other device allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

  • Marginal note:Emergency exit system

    (2) A primary security line partner who occupies an area on an aerodrome’s primary security line must institute a system, on or near an emergency exit, that prevents access by unauthorized persons to a restricted area, if

    • (a) the partner has control of and responsibility for the emergency exit; and

    • (b) the emergency exit allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area.

Marginal note:Temporary use or control

 Any person at an aerodrome who has temporary use or control of a door, gate or other device that allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area must prevent access to or from the restricted area by unauthorized persons.

Marginal note:Uncontrolled restricted area access point

 Unless an authorized person is controlling access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area at an aerodrome, a person who enters or leaves the restricted area must

  • (a) lock the door, gate or other device that allows access to or from the restricted area; and

  • (b) prevent access to or from the restricted area by unauthorized persons while the door, gate or other device is open or unlocked.

Marginal note:Preventing locking

 A person at an aerodrome must not prevent a door, gate or other device, other than an emergency exit, that allows access between a restricted area and a non-restricted area from being locked.

Marginal note:Emergency exits

 A person at an aerodrome must not open any door that is designated as an emergency exit and that is also a restricted area access point unless

  • (a) the person is authorized by the operator of the aerodrome to open it; or

  • (b) there is an emergency.

Unauthorized Access

Marginal note:Prohibition
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a person must not enter or remain in any part of an aerodrome that is not a public area if the person has been given notice orally, in writing or by a sign that access to that part of the aerodrome is prohibited or that entry is limited to authorized persons.

  • Marginal note:Exception — operator

    (2) An operator of an aerodrome may allow a person to enter or remain in a part of the aerodrome that is not a public area if

    • (a) that part of the aerodrome is not a restricted area; and

    • (b) the safety of the aerodrome, persons at the aerodrome and aircraft is not jeopardized.

  • Marginal note:Exception — lessee

    (3) A lessee at an aerodrome who has the use of, or is responsible for, a part of the aerodrome that is not a public area may allow a person to enter or remain in that part of the aerodrome if

    • (a) the part of the aerodrome is not a restricted area; and

    • (b) the safety of the aerodrome, persons at the aerodrome and aircraft is not jeopardized.

Inspectors

Marginal note:Requirement to allow access

 The operator of an aerodrome must allow an inspector to enter or remain in a restricted area if the inspector is acting in the course of their employment and presents their credentials.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 30.

Division 7Documents of Entitlement

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out provisions respecting documents of entitlement.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 31.
Marginal note:List of documents
  •  (1) Only the following documents are documents of entitlement at an aerodrome:

    • (a) a restricted area pass;

    • (b) a boarding pass, a ticket, or any other document accepted by an air carrier that confirms the status of the person to whom it was issued as a passenger on a flight and that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (c) a passenger escort form that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome;

    • (d) a courtesy-lounge or conference-room pass that is issued by an air carrier and that is approved by the operator of the aerodrome; and

    • (e) a document that is issued or approved by the operator of the aerodrome in accordance with a security measure.

  • Marginal note:Pilot’s licence

    (2) A pilot’s licence issued under the Canadian Aviation Regulations is a document of entitlement for a restricted area that is used by general aviation, if the holder of the licence

    • (a) is acting in the course of their employment; and

    • (b) holds a valid medical certificate of a category that is appropriate for that licence.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 31.

Division 8Airport Security Programs

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the regulatory framework for promoting a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated approach to airport security. The processes that are required under this Division are intended to contribute to the effective establishment and implementation of airport security programs.

Interpretation

Marginal note:Processes and procedures

 For greater certainty, any reference to a process in this Division includes the procedures, if any, that are necessary to implement that process.

Airport Security Program Requirements

Marginal note:Requirement to establish and implement
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must establish and implement an airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Program requirements

    (2) As part of its airport security program, the operator of the aerodrome must

    • (a) define and document the aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities assigned to each of the operator’s employee groups and contractor groups;

    • (b) communicate the information referred to in paragraph (a) to the employees and contractors in those groups;

    • (c) have a security policy statement that establishes an overall commitment and direction for aerodrome security and sets out the operator’s security objectives;

    • (d) communicate the security policy statement in an accessible manner to all persons who are employed at the aerodrome or who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (e) establish and implement a process for responding to aerodrome-related security incidents and breaches in a coordinated manner that minimizes their impact;

    • (f) establish and implement a security awareness program that promotes a culture of security vigilance and awareness among the following persons:

      • (i) persons who are employed at the aerodrome,

      • (ii) crew members who are based at the aerodrome, and

      • (iii) persons, other than crew members, who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (g) assess and disseminate risk information within the operator’s organization for the purpose of informed decision-making about aviation security;

    • (h) establish and implement a process for receiving, retaining, disclosing and disposing of sensitive information respecting aviation security in order to protect that information from unauthorized access;

    • (i) receive, retain, disclose and dispose of sensitive information respecting aviation security in a manner that protects the information from unauthorized access;

    • (j) disclose sensitive information respecting aviation security to the following persons if they have been assigned aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities and require the information to carry out those roles and responsibilities:

      • (i) persons who are employed at the aerodrome, and

      • (ii) persons who require access to the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

    • (k) provide the Minister, on reasonable notice given by the Minister, with a current scale map of the aerodrome that identifies all restricted areas, security barriers and restricted area access points;

    • (l) document how the operator achieves compliance with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator;

    • (m) establish an emergency plan;

    • (n) carry out live exercises; and

    • (o) carry out table-top exercises.

  • SOR/2012-48, ss. 32, 65(F).
Marginal note:Documentation
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must keep documentation related to its airport security program for at least two years.

  • Marginal note:Ministerial access

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must make the documentation available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

Marginal note:Requirement to amend

 The operator of an aerodrome must amend its airport security program if

  • (a) an aviation security risk that is not addressed by the program is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) the operator identifies an aviation security risk at the aerodrome that is not addressed by the program.

Security Committee

Marginal note:Security committee
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have a security committee or other working group or forum that

    • (a) advises the operator on the development of controls and processes that are required at the aerodrome in order to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator;

    • (b) helps coordinate the implementation of the controls and processes that are required at the aerodrome to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator; and

    • (c) promotes the sharing of information respecting the airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must establish the security committee or other working group or forum in accordance with written terms of reference that

    • (a) identify its membership; and

    • (b) define the roles and responsibilities of each member.

  • Marginal note:Records

    (3) The operator of the aerodrome must keep records of the activities of the security committee or other working group or forum and make the records available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

[459 to 473 reserved]

Emergency Plans

Marginal note:Plan requirements
  •  (1) An emergency plan established by the operator of an aerodrome must set out the response procedures to be followed at the aerodrome for

    • (a) bomb threats; and

    • (b) hijackings of aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Details

    (2) If applicable, the response procedures must include, the following details:

    • (a) the actions to be taken by the operator of the aerodrome, the police, the aerodrome control tower or flight service station, the emergency coordination centre, emergency response providers, air carriers and any other persons or organizations that are involved;

    • (b) the procedures to be followed for the evacuation and search of air terminal buildings;

    • (c) the procedures to be followed for the handling and disposal of a suspected bomb; and

    • (d) the procedures to be followed for the detention on the ground of any aircraft involved in a bomb threat or hijacking.

  • Marginal note:Copy of plan

    (3) The operator of an aerodrome must keep at least one copy of its emergency plan at the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 33.

Emergency Exercises

Marginal note:Live exercise
  •  (1) A live exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A live exercise must be carried out at least once every five years.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 33.
Marginal note:Table-top exercise
  •  (1) A table-top exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A table-top exercise must be carried out at least once a year.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite subsection (2), the operator of an aerodrome is not required to carry out a table-top exercise in any year in which it carries out a live exercise.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 33.

[477 reserved]

Marginal note:Reports

 The operator of an aerodrome must prepare a written report on each exercise that it carries out.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 33.

Corrective Actions

Marginal note:Corrective actions

 Subject to section 480, the operator of an aerodrome must immediately take corrective actions to address an aviation security risk at the aerodrome that

  • (a) is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) is identified by the operator.

Marginal note:Corrective action plan
  •  (1) If a corrective action involves a phased approach, the operator of an aerodrome must include a corrective action plan in its airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Plan requirements

    (2) A corrective action plan must set out

    • (a) the nature of the security risk to be addressed;

    • (b) a rationale for the phased approach; and

    • (c) a timetable setting out when each phase of the corrective action plan will be completed.

Primary Security Line Partners

Marginal note:Provision of information to operators of aerodromes
  •  (1) For the purpose of supporting the establishment and implementation of an airport security program by the operator of an aerodrome, a primary security line partner at the aerodrome must, on reasonable notice given by the operator, provide the operator with

    • (a) information respecting the measures, procedures and processes that the partner has in place at the aerodrome to protect the security of restricted areas and to prevent breaches of the primary security line; and

    • (b) a document that

      • (i) describes each area on the aerodrome’s primary security line that is occupied by the partner,

      • (ii) indicates the location of each restricted area access point in those areas, and

      • (iii) describes those restricted area access points.

  • Marginal note:Provision of information to Minister

    (2) The primary security line partner must provide the Minister with the information and the document on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

[482 and 483 reserved]

Disclosure of Information

Marginal note:Prohibition

 A person other than the Minister must not disclose security-sensitive information that is created or used under this Division unless the disclosure is required by law or is necessary to comply or facilitate compliance with the aviation security provisions of the Act, regulatory requirements or the requirements of an emergency direction.

Division 9Reserved

[485 to 494 reserved]

Division 10Other Aerodrome Operations

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting aerodrome operations that are not dealt with in any other Division of this Part.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 34.

Construction Plans

Marginal note:Requirement to notify Minister
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must notify the Minister of all plans to begin new construction or to make a change to the physical security of the aerodrome, if the construction or change relates to regulatory requirements respecting passengers, aircraft, baggage, cargo or mail.

  • Marginal note:Notice requirements

    (2) The notice must

    • (a) be in writing;

    • (b) state the date on which the construction will begin or the change will be made; and

    • (c) set out a description of the construction or change and the safeguards that will be implemented to maintain security in the areas of the aerodrome that will be affected by the construction activities.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 34.

[497 to 504 reserved]

PART 7OTHER AERODROMES

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out the basic regulatory framework for security at aerodromes not listed in Schedule 1, 2 or 3.

Division 1Authorization for Carriage of or Access to Explosive Substances and Incendiary Devices

Marginal note:Application

 This Division applies in respect of aerodromes not listed in Schedule 1, 2 or 3.

Marginal note:Authorization

 The operator of an aerodrome may authorize a person to carry or have access to an explosive substance or an incendiary device at the aerodrome if

  • (a) the explosive substance or incendiary device is to be used at the aerodrome

    • (i) for excavation, demolition or construction work,

    • (ii) in fireworks displays,

    • (iii) by persons operating explosives detection equipment or handling explosives detection dogs,

    • (iv) by a police service, or

    • (v) by military personnel; and

  • (b) the operator has reasonable grounds to believe that the safety of the aerodrome and the safety of persons and aircraft at the aerodrome will not be jeopardized by the presence of the explosive substance or incendiary device.

Division 2Threats and Incidents

Application

Marginal note:Application

 This Division applies in respect of aerodromes that are not listed in Schedule 1, 2 or 3 and are aerodromes where air carriers are served.

Threat Response

Marginal note:Area under operator’s control

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the operator’s control must immediately determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the facility or that part of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Area under control of other person

 The operator of an aerodrome who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of the aerodrome, that is under the control of a person carrying on any activity at the aerodrome, other than the operator, must immediately

  • (a) notify the person of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Specific threats

 The operator of an aerodrome who determines that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Marginal note:Duties of other person

 A person, other than a screening authority, who is carrying on any activity at an aerodrome and who is made aware of a threat against the aerodrome must

  • (a) immediately notify the operator of the aerodrome of the nature of the threat; and

  • (b) assist the operator of the aerodrome in determining whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Threats identified by other person

 If it is determined under paragraph 15(b), 510(b) or 512(b) that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aerodrome and persons at the aerodrome, including informing the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

Information Reporting

Marginal note:Security incidents

 The operator of an aerodrome must immediately notify the Minister when any of the following incidents occur:

  • (a) the discovery, at the aerodrome, of a weapon, explosive substance or incendiary device that is not permitted under subsection 78(2);

  • (b) an explosion at the aerodrome, unless the explosion is known to be the result of an accident, excavation, demolition, or construction work, or the use of fireworks displays;

  • (c) a specific threat against the aerodrome; and

  • (d) an aviation security incident that involves a peace officer anywhere at the aerodrome other than areas under an air carrier’s control.

Marginal note:Commercial air service information

 The operator of an aerodrome must provide the Minister with written notice of any new commercial air service that is to begin at an air terminal building.

Division 3Emergency Planning

Application

Marginal note:Application

 This Division applies in respect of aerodromes that are not listed in Schedule 1, 2 or 3 and are aerodromes where the following air carriers are served:

  • (a) air carriers that conduct scheduled or non-scheduled services to or from an air terminal building at the aerodrome; and

  • (b) air carriers that conduct scheduled international services from the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 35.

Emergency Plans and Exercises

Marginal note:Emergency plans
  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must establish an emergency plan that sets out the response procedures to be followed at the aerodrome for

    • (a) bomb threats; and

    • (b) hijackings of aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Details

    (2) If applicable, the response procedures must include the following details:

    • (a) the actions to be taken by the operator of the aerodrome, the police, the aerodrome control tower or flight service station, the emergency coordination centre, emergency response providers, air carriers and any other persons or organizations that are involved;

    • (b) the procedures to be followed for the evacuation and search of air terminal buildings;

    • (c) the procedures to be followed for the handling and disposal of a suspected bomb; and

    • (d) the procedures to be followed for the detention on the ground of any aircraft involved in a bomb threat or hijacking.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 35.
Marginal note:Table-top exercise

 The operator of an aerodrome must, at least once a year, carry out a table-top exercise that involves the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to a bomb threat or a hijacking of an aircraft.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 35.
Marginal note:Reports

 The operator of an aerodrome must prepare a written report on each exercise that it carries out and must make the reports available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 35.

[520 to 524 reserved]

PART 8AIRCRAFT SECURITY

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out requirements for air carriers, other operators of aircraft and persons on board aircraft.

Weapons, Explosive Substances and Incendiary Devices

Marginal note:Weapons
  •  (1) An air carrier must not allow a person who is on board an aircraft to carry or have access to a weapon unless the air carrier has authorized the person to do so under section 531 or 533.

  • Marginal note:Explosive substances and incendiary devices

    (2) An air carrier must not allow a person who is on board an aircraft to carry or have access to an explosive substance or an incendiary device.

Marginal note:Transport of loaded firearms
  •  (1) An air carrier must not knowingly allow a person to transport a loaded firearm on board an aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Transport of explosive substances and incendiary devices

    (2) An air carrier must not knowingly allow a person to transport an explosive substance, other than ammunition, or an incendiary device on board an aircraft unless the person notifies the air carrier before the explosive substance or incendiary device arrives at the aerodrome where it is to be accepted by the air carrier for transportation.

Marginal note:Transport of unloaded firearms

 An air carrier must not knowingly allow a person to transport an unloaded firearm on board an aircraft unless the person has declared to the air carrier that the firearm is unloaded.

Marginal note:Storage of unloaded firearms

 An air carrier that transports an unloaded firearm on board an aircraft must store the firearm so that it is not accessible to any person on board the aircraft other than crew members.

Marginal note:Prohibition — alcoholic beverages

 An air carrier must not provide a person who carries or has access to a firearm on board an aircraft with any alcoholic beverage.

Marginal note:Authorizations for peace officers

 An air carrier may authorize a peace officer to carry or have access to an unloaded firearm on board an aircraft if

  • (a) the peace officer, while in the performance of the officer’s duties, requires access to the firearm immediately before, during or immediately after the flight;

  • (b) the peace officer informs the air carrier, at least two hours before the aircraft leaves the aerodrome or, in an emergency, as soon as feasible before the departure of the flight, that a firearm will be on board;

  • (c) the peace officer shows a representative of the air carrier identification, issued by the organization employing the officer, that displays a photograph depicting a frontal view of the officer’s face, the signature of the officer and the signature of an authorized representative of the organization employing the officer;

  • (d) the peace officer completes the form used by the air carrier to authorize the carriage of a firearm on board an aircraft; and

  • (e) the air carrier verifies the identification referred to in paragraph (c)

    • (i) before the peace officer enters a restricted area from which the officer may board the aircraft, or

    • (ii) before the peace officer boards the aircraft, if the aerodrome does not have a restricted area from which the officer may board the aircraft.

Marginal note:Requirement to inform
  •  (1) If a peace officer needs to carry or have access to a firearm on board an aircraft, the air carrier must, before the departure of the flight,

    • (a) inform the pilot-in-command of the aircraft by means of the form referred to in paragraph 531(d); and

    • (b) subject to subsection (2), inform the screening authority, the crew members assigned to the flight or the aircraft and any other peace officer on board the aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Undercover operations

    (2) If a peace officer who is carrying or has access to a firearm on board an aircraft is engaged in an undercover operation and requests that the air carrier not reveal the officer’s presence to any person on board the aircraft other than the pilot-in-command, the air carrier must comply with that request.

Marginal note:Unloaded firearm authorizations — air carriers
  •  (1) An air carrier may authorize the following persons to carry or have access to an unloaded firearm on board an aircraft if the firearm is necessary for survival purposes:

    • (a) the pilot-in-command of the aircraft; and

    • (b) an employee of a federal or provincial department or agency who is engaged in wildlife control.

  • Marginal note:Unloaded firearm authorizations — other operators

    (2) An operator of an aircraft, other than an air carrier, may authorize the pilot-in-command of the aircraft to carry or have access to an unloaded firearm and ammunition on board the aircraft if the firearm and ammunition are necessary for survival purposes.

Persons in the Custody of an Escort Officer

Marginal note:Definition of “organization responsible for the person in custody”
  •  (1) In this section, “organization responsible for the person in custody” does not include a person or an organization that provides escort officer services under a contract for remuneration.

  • Marginal note:Air carrier conditions

    (2) An air carrier must not transport a person in the custody of an escort officer on board an aircraft unless

    • (a) the organization responsible for the person in custody has provided the air carrier with a written confirmation that the organization has assessed the pertinent facts and determined whether the person in custody is a maximum, medium or minimum risk to the safety of the travelling public and the operations of the air carrier and aerodrome;

    • (b) the air carrier and the organization responsible for escorting the person in custody have agreed on the number of escort officers necessary to escort that person, which number must be at least

      • (i) two escort officers to escort each person who is a maximum risk,

      • (ii) one escort officer to escort each person who is a medium risk, and

      • (iii) one escort officer to escort not more than two persons who are a minimum risk;

    • (c) the person in custody is escorted by the agreed number of escort officers;

    • (d) the organization responsible for the person in custody has given a written notice to the air carrier at least two hours or, in an emergency, as soon as feasible before the departure of the flight, stating

      • (i) the identity of each escort officer and the person in custody and the reasons why the person requires an escort,

      • (ii) the level of risk that the person in custody represents to the safety of the public, and

      • (iii) the flight on which the person in custody will be transported;

    • (e) each escort officer shows a representative of the air carrier identification, issued by the organization responsible for the person in custody or the organization employing the officer, that displays a photograph depicting a frontal view of the officer’s face, the signature of the officer and the signature of an authorized representative of the organization employing the officer;

    • (f) an escort officer completes the form used by the air carrier to authorize the transportation of a person in custody; and

    • (g) the air carrier verifies the identification referred to in paragraph (e)

      • (i) before the escort officer enters a restricted area from which the escort officer may board the aircraft, or

      • (ii) before the escort officer boards the aircraft, if the aerodrome does not have a restricted area from which the escort officer may board the aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Escort officer conditions

    (3) An escort officer must not escort a person in custody on board an aircraft unless the escort officer

    • (a) provides the operator of the aerodrome with a copy of the written notice referred to in paragraph (2)(d) at least two hours or, in an emergency, as soon as feasible before the departure of the flight; and

    • (b) shows a representative of the air carrier the identification referred to in paragraph (2)(e).

  • Marginal note:Transport of more than one person in custody

    (4) An air carrier that transports a person in custody who is a maximum risk to the public must not transport any other person in custody on board the aircraft.

Marginal note:Peace officer duties
  •  (1) An escort officer who is a peace officer and who escorts a person in custody during a flight must

    • (a) remain with the person at all times;

    • (b) immediately before boarding the aircraft, search the person and the person’s carry-on baggage for weapons or other items that could be used to jeopardize flight safety;

    • (c) search the area surrounding the aircraft seat assigned to the person for weapons or other items that could be used to jeopardize flight safety; and

    • (d) carry restraining devices that can be used to restrain the person, if necessary.

  • Marginal note:Air carrier duties

    (2) If an escort officer who is not a peace officer escorts a person in custody, the air carrier must, immediately before the person boards the aircraft, cause the person and the person’s carry-on baggage to be screened for weapons or other items that could be used to jeopardize flight safety.

  • Marginal note:Escort officer duties

    (3) An escort officer who is not a peace officer and who escorts a person in custody during a flight must

    • (a) remain with the person at all times;

    • (b) ensure that a screening of the person and the person’s carry-on baggage for weapons or other items that could be used to jeopardize flight safety is carried out

      • (i) before the escort officer and the person enter a restricted area from which they may board the aircraft, or

      • (ii) before the escort officer and the person board the aircraft, if the aerodrome does not have a restricted area from which they may board the aircraft;

    • (c) search the area surrounding the aircraft seat assigned to the person for weapons or other items that could be used to jeopardize flight safety; and

    • (d) carry restraining devices that can be used to restrain the person, if necessary.

Marginal note:Consumption of alcoholic beverages

 A person in custody and the escort officer who is escorting the person must not consume any alcoholic beverage on board an aircraft.

Marginal note:Prohibition — alcoholic beverages

 An air carrier must not provide a person in custody or an escort officer who is escorting the person on board an aircraft with any alcoholic beverage.

Marginal note:Seating of persons in custody

 An air carrier must not allow a person in custody on board an aircraft to be seated next to an exit.

Threat Response and Information Reporting

Threat Response

Marginal note:Threat to aircraft — air carriers
  •  (1) An air carrier that is made aware of a threat against an aircraft or a flight must immediately determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the aircraft or flight.

  • Marginal note:Threat to aircraft — other operators

    (2) An operator of an aircraft, other than an air carrier, who is made aware of a threat against an aircraft or a flight must immediately determine whether the threat jeopardizes the security of the aircraft or flight.

Marginal note:Specific threat to aircraft — air carriers
  •  (1) An air carrier that determines that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of an aircraft or flight must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aircraft and the passengers and crew on board the aircraft, including

    • (a) informing the pilot-in-command, the crew members assigned to the aircraft or flight, the operator of the aerodrome and the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat;

    • (b) if the aircraft is on the ground, moving it to a place of safety at the aerodrome according to the directions of the operator of the aerodrome; and

    • (c) inspecting the aircraft and causing a screening of the passengers and goods on board the aircraft to be carried out, unless the inspection and screening are likely to jeopardize the safety of the passengers and crew members.

  • Marginal note:Specific threat to aircraft — other operators

    (2) An operator of an aircraft, other than an air carrier, who determines that there is a threat that jeopardizes the security of an aircraft or flight must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the aircraft and the passengers and crew on board the aircraft, including

    • (a) informing the pilot-in-command, the crew members assigned to the aircraft or flight, the operator of the aerodrome and the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat;

    • (b) if the aircraft is on the ground, moving it to a place of safety at the aerodrome according to the directions of the operator of the aerodrome; and

    • (c) inspecting the aircraft and causing a search of the passengers and goods on board the aircraft to be carried out, unless the inspection and search are likely to jeopardize the safety of the passengers and crew members.

  • Marginal note:Aircraft on ground

    (3) If the aircraft is on the ground, the pilot-in-command must comply with any direction given by the operator of the aerodrome under paragraph (1)(b) or (2)(b) or by a member of the appropriate police service, unless complying with the direction is likely to jeopardize the safety of the passengers and crew members.

Marginal note:Threat to facility or aerodrome — air carriers
  •  (1) An air carrier that is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of an aerodrome, that is under the air carrier’s control must immediately determine whether there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of the facility or that part of the aerodrome.

  • Marginal note:Threat to facility or aerodrome — other operators

    (2) An operator of an aircraft, other than an air carrier, who is made aware of a threat against an aviation facility, or a part of an aerodrome, that is under the operator’s control must immediately determine whether the threat jeopardizes the security of the facility or that part of the aerodrome.

Marginal note:Specific threat to facility or aerodrome — air carriers
  •  (1) An air carrier that determines that there is a specific threat that jeopardizes the security of an aviation facility, or a part of an aerodrome, that is under the air carrier’s control must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the facility or that part of the aerodrome and the safety of persons at the facility or that part of the aerodrome, including informing the operator of the aerodrome and the appropriate police service of the nature of the threat.

  • Marginal note:Threat to facility or aerodrome — other operators

    (2) An operator of an aircraft, other than an air carrier, who determines that there is a threat that jeopardizes the security of an aviation facility, or a part of an aerodrome, that is under the operator’s control must immediately take all of the measures necessary to ensure the safety of the facility or that part of the aerodrome and the safety of persons at the facility or that part of the aerodrome, including informing the operator of the aerodrome and the appropriate police service of the threat.

Reporting of Security Incidents

Marginal note:Notification of Minister
  •  (1) An air carrier must immediately notify the Minister when any of the following incidents occur:

    • (a) the hijacking or attempted hijacking of an aircraft;

    • (b) the discovery, on board an aircraft, of a weapon, other than an unloaded firearm that the air carrier authorized under section 531 or subsection 533(1);

    • (c) the discovery, on board an aircraft, of an explosive substance or an incendiary device in respect of which the air carrier was not notified in accordance with subsection 80(3);

    • (d) an explosion on an aircraft, unless the explosion is known to be the result of an accident;

    • (e) a specific threat against an aircraft, flight, or part of an aerodrome or other aviation facility, that is under the air carrier’s control; and

    • (f) an aviation security incident that involves a peace officer in any part of an aerodrome that is under the air carrier’s control.

  • Marginal note:Notification of operators of aerodromes

    (2) An air carrier must immediately notify the operator of an aerodrome when a weapon, other than a firearm permitted under subsection 78(2), is detected in any part of the aerodrome that is under the air carrier’s control.

Security Information

Marginal note:Provision to Minister

 An air carrier must provide the Minister, on reasonable notice given by the Minister, with written or electronic records or any other information relevant to the security of the air carrier’s operations, including

  • (a) information concerning the method of implementing a security measure, emergency direction or interim order that applies to the air carrier; and

  • (b) a description of the nature of the operations related to a particular flight and the services provided in respect of the flight.

Marginal note:Duty of service providers

 A person who provides an air carrier with a service and a person who provides a service related to the transportation of accepted cargo or mail by air must provide the Minister, on reasonable notice given by the Minister, with written or electronic records or any other information relevant to the security of the air carrier’s operations, including

  • (a) information concerning the method of implementing a security measure, emergency direction or interim order that applies to that person; and

  • (b) a description of the nature of the operations related to a particular flight and the services provided in respect of the flight.

[546 to 616 reserved]

PART 9RESERVED

[617 to 626 reserved]

PART 10RESERVED

[627 to 667 reserved]

PART 11RESERVED

[668 to 738 reserved]

PART 12RESERVED

[739 to 764 reserved]

PART 13MINISTERIAL POWERS AND DUTIES

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview

 This Part sets out ministerial powers and duties that are not set out in any other part.

Identity Verification System

Marginal note:Disclosure of information

 The Minister is authorized to disclose to CATSA or the operator of an aerodrome any information that is necessary for the proper operation of the identity verification system referred to in section 56.

Marginal note:Deactivation request
  •  (1) The Minister must ask CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card if

    • (a) the Minister is notified under section 156 or 312; or

    • (b) the security clearance of the person to whom the card has been issued is suspended or cancelled.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (2) The Minister must not ask CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card for a reason other than a reason set out in subsection (1).

[768 to 796 reserved]

PART 14DESIGNATED PROVISIONS

Overview

Marginal note:Part overview
  •  (1) This Part allows the enforcement, by means of administrative monetary penalties, of the provisions of these Regulations that are set out in Schedule 4 and the provisions of any security measure.

  • Marginal note:Designated provisions of the Act

    (2) The Designated Provisions Regulations allow the enforcement, by means of administrative monetary penalties, of the provisions of the Act that are set out in Schedule 4 to those Regulations.

Designated Provisions

Marginal note:Designated provisions
  •  (1) A provision set out in column 1 of Schedule 4 is designated as a provision the contravention of which may be dealt with under and in accordance with the procedure set out in sections 7.7 to 8.2 of the Act.

  • Marginal note:Maximum amounts

    (2) The amount set out in column 2 or column 3 of Schedule 4 is prescribed as the maximum amount payable by an individual or corporation, as the case may be, in respect of a contravention of the provision set out in column 1.

Marginal note:Designation of security measure provisions
  •  (1) The provisions of a security measure are designated as provisions the contravention of which may be dealt with under and in accordance with the procedure set out in sections 7.7 to 8.2 of the Act.

  • Marginal note:Maximum amounts

    (2) The maximum amount payable in respect of a contravention of a designated provision referred to in subsection (1) is

    • (a) $5,000, in the case of an individual; and

    • (b) $25,000, in the case of a corporation.

Notice of Contravention

Marginal note:Notice requirements

 A notice referred to in subsection 7.7(1) of the Act must be in writing and indicate the information prescribed by section 4 of the Designated Provisions Regulations.

PART 15CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS, TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, REPEAL AND COMING INTO FORCE

Consequential Amendments to the Designated Provisions Regulations

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

Transitional Provisions

Marginal note:Operators of class 1 aerodromes
  •  (1) The following provisions do not apply to the operator of an aerodrome until the day that is six months after the day on which these Regulations come into force:

    • (a) section 112;

    • (b) section 191; and

    • (c) sections 193 and 194.

  • Marginal note:Primary security line partners at class 1 aerodromes

    (2) The following provisions do not apply to a primary security line partner at an aerodrome until the day that is six months after the day on which these Regulations come into force:

    • (a) section 114;

    • (b) section 225;

    • (c) section 231; and

    • (d) sections 234 and 235.

Marginal note:Operators of class 2 aerodromes
  •  (1) The following provisions do not apply to the operator of an aerodrome until the day that is 14 months after the day on which these Regulations come into force:

    • (a) section 270;

    • (b) section 347; and

    • (c) sections 348 and 349.

  • Marginal note:Primary security line partners at class 2 aerodromes

    (2) Section 374 does not apply to a primary security line partner at an aerodrome until the day that is 14 months after the day on which these Regulations come into force.

Marginal note:Operators of class 3 aerodromes
  •  (1) The following provisions do not apply to the operator of an aerodrome until the day that is 17 months after the day on which these Regulations come into force:

    • (a) section 425;

    • (b) section 455; and

    • (c) sections 456 and 457.

  • Marginal note:Primary security line partners at class 3 aerodromes

    (2) Section 481 does not apply to a primary security line partner at an aerodrome until the day that is 17 months after the day on which these Regulations come into force.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

 These Regulations come into force on January 1, 2012, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE 1(Paragraph 2(d) and sections 3, 6, 82, 83, 505, 506, 508 and 516)

CLASS 1 AERODROMES

NameICAO Location Indicator
Calgary InternationalCYYC
Edmonton InternationalCYEG
Halifax (Robert L. Stanfield International)CYHZ
Montréal International (Mirabel)CYMX
Montréal (Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International)CYUL
Ottawa (Macdonald-Cartier International)CYOW
Toronto (Lester B. Pearson International)CYYZ
Vancouver InternationalCYVR
Winnipeg (James Armstrong Richardson International)CYWG
  • SOR/2012-48, s. 36.

SCHEDULE 2(Paragraph 2(e) and sections 3, 246, 247, 505, 506, 508 and 516)

CLASS 2 AERODROMES

NameICAO Location Indicator
CharlottetownCYYG
Fredericton InternationalCYFC
Gander InternationalCYQX
Greater Moncton InternationalCYQM
IqaluitCYFB
KelownaCYLW
LondonCYXU
Prince GeorgeCYXS
Québec (Jean Lesage International)CYQB
Regina InternationalCYQR
Saint JohnCYSJ
St. John’s InternationalCYYT
Saskatoon (John D. Diefenbaker International)CYXE
SudburyCYSB
Thunder BayCYQT
Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City)CYTZ
Victoria InternationalCYYJ
Whitehorse (Erik Neilsen International)CYXY
WindsorCYQG
YellowknifeCYZF
  • SOR/2012-48, s. 37.

SCHEDULE 3(Paragraph 2(f) and sections 401, 402, 505, 506, 508 and 516)

CLASS 3 AERODROMES

NameICAO Location Indicator
Abbotsford InternationalCYXX
AlmaCYTF
BagotvilleCYBG
Baie-ComeauCYBC
BathurstCZBF
Brandon MunicipalCYBR
Campbell RiverCYBL
Castlegar (West Kootenay Regional)CYCG
CharloCYCL
Chibougamau/ChapaisCYMT
Churchill FallsCZUM
ComoxCYQQ
Cranbrook (Canadian Rockies International)CYXC
Dawson CreekCYDQ
Deer LakeCYDF
Fort McMurrayCYMM
Fort St. JohnCYXJ
GaspéCYGP
Goose BayCYYR
Grande PrairieCYQU
Hamilton (John C. Munro International)CYHM
Îles-de-la-MadeleineCYGR
KamloopsCYKA
KingstonCYGK
Kitchener/Waterloo RegionalCYKF
KuujjuaqCYVP
KuujjuarapikCYGW
La Grande RivièreCYGL
LethbridgeCYQL
LloydminsterCYLL
Lourdes-de-Blanc-SablonCYBX
Medicine HatCYXH
Mont-JoliCYYY
NanaimoCYCD
North BayCYYB
PentictonCYYF
Prince Albert (Glass Field)CYPA
Prince RupertCYPR
QuesnelCYQZ
Red Deer RegionalCYQF
Rivière-Rouge/Mont-Tremblant InternationalCYFJ
RobervalCYRJ
Rouyn-NorandaCYUY
St. AnthonyCYAY
Saint-LéonardCYSL
SandspitCYZP
Sarnia (Chris Hadfield)CYZR
Sault Ste. MarieCYAM
Sept-ÎlesCYZV
SmithersCYYD
StephenvilleCYJT
Sydney (J. A. Douglas McCurdy)CYQY
TerraceCYXT
ThompsonCYTH
Timmins (Victor M. Power)CYTS
Toronto/Buttonville MunicipalCYKZ
Val-d’OrCYVO
WabushCYWK
Williams LakeCYWL
YarmouthCYQI
  • SOR/2012-48, s. 38.

SCHEDULE 4(Sections 797 and 798)

DESIGNATED PROVISIONS

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Designated ProvisionMaximum Amount Payable ($)Maximum Amount Payable ($)
IndividualCorporation
PART 1 — SCREENING
Subsection 5(1)5,000
Subsection 5(2)5,00025,000
Paragraph 6(a)3,00010,000
Paragraph 6(b)3,00010,000
Subsection 8.1(2)5,00025,000
Subsection 8.3(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 8.3(2)5,00025,000
Subsection 8.4(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 8.5(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 10(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 10(2)5,00025,000
Section 145,000
Paragraph 15(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 15(b)5,00025,000
Subsection 16(1)3,00010,000
Subsection 16(3)3,00010,000
Subsection 16(4)3,00010,000
Section 175,00025,000
PART 2 — OTHER AIR TRANSPORT SECURITY FUNCTIONS OF CATSA
Subsection 56(1)25,000
Subsection 56(2)25,000
Section 5725,000
Subsection 58(2)25,000
Subsection 59(1)25,000
Subsection 59(2)25,000
Section 6025,000
Section 6125,000
Section 6225,000
Subsection 63(1)25,000
Subsection 63(2)25,000
Subsection 63(3)25,000
Subsection 63(4)25,000
Subsection 64(1)25,000
Subsection 64(2)25,000
PART 3 — WEAPONS, EXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES AND INCENDIARY DEVICES
Section 775,00025,000
PART 4 — CLASS 1 AERODROMES
Division 1 — Prohibited Items
Subsection 86(1)25,000
Division 2 — Threats and Incidents
Section 8925,000
Paragraph 90(a)25,000
Paragraph 90(b)25,000
Section 9125,000
Paragraph 92(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 92(b)5,00025,000
Section 9325,000
Section 9410,000
Section 9510,000
Division 4 — Personnel and Training
Subsection 112(1)25,000
Subsection 112(2)25,000
Subsection 114(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 114(2)5,00025,000
Division 5 — Facilitation of Screening
Subsection 121(1)25,000
Section 12225,000
Section 12325,000
Section 12425,000
Subsection 125(1)25,000
Section 12625,000
Division 6 — Access Controls
Section 12825,000
Section 12925,000
Section 13025,000
Section 1315,000
Section 13225,000
Subsection 133(1)25,000
Subsection 133(2)25,000
Subsection 134(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 134(2)5,00025,000
Section 1355,00025,000
Section 1365,000
Section 1375,00025,000
Section 1385,00025,000
Subsection 139(1)5,000
Section 14025,000
Division 8 — Enhanced Access Controls
Subsection 144(2)25,000
Subsection 145(1)25,000
Subsection 145(4)25,000
Subsection 146(1)25,000
Subsection 146(2)25,000
Section 1475,00025,000
Paragraph 148(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 148(b)5,00025,000
Section 14925,000
Section 15025,000
Section 15125,000
Subsection 152(1)25,000
Subsection 152(2)25,000
Section 15325,000
Section 15425,000
Subsection 155(1)25,000
Subsection 155(2)25,000
Subsection 155(3)25,000
Section 15625,000
Section 1575,00025,000
Subsection 158(1)25,000
Subsection 158(2)5,00025,000
Section 15925,000
Section 16125,000
Section 16225,000
Subsection 163(1)25,000
Subsection 163(2)25,000
Subsection 163(3)25,000
Subsection 163(4)25,000
Section 16425,000
Section 1655,000
Subsection 166(1)5,000
Section 1675,000
Section 16825,000
Subsection 169(1)25,000
Subsection 169(2)25,000
Subsection 169(3)25,000
Subsection 169(4)25,000
Section 17025,000
Paragraph 171(1)(a)5,000
Paragraph 171(1)(b)5,000
Paragraph 171(1)(c)5,00025,000
Paragraph 171(1)(d)5,000
Paragraph 171(1)(e)5,000
Paragraph 171(1)(f)5,000
Paragraph 171(1)(g)5,00025,000
Paragraph 171(2)(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 171(2)(b)5,000
Subsection 172(1)5,000
Subsection 172(2)5,00025,000
Section 1735,00025,000
Section 17425,000
Subsection 175(1)5,000
Subsection 175(2)5,000
Subsection 176(1)5,00025,000
Section 1775,000
Section 17825,000
Subsection 179(1)25,000
Subsection 180(1)25,000
Subsection 180(2)25,000
Subsection 181(1)5,000
Subsection 181(2)5,000
Subsection 181(3)5,00025,000
Section 18225,000
Subsection 183(2)25,000
Section 18425,000
Division 9 — Airport Security Programs
Subsection 191(1)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(a)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(b)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(c)10,000
Paragraph 191(2)(d)10,000
Paragraph 191(2)(e)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(f)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(g)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(h)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(i)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(j)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(k)10,000
Paragraph 191(2)(l)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(m)25,000
Paragraph 191(2)(n)10,000
Paragraph 191(2)(o)10,000
Subsection 193(1)25,000
Subsection 193(2)25,000
Paragraph 194(a)25,000
Paragraph 194(b)25,000
Subsection 195(1)10,000
Subsection 195(2)10,000
Subsection 195(3)10,000
Subsection 206(3)25,000
Section 21010,000
Section 21125,000
Subsection 212(1)25,000
Section 2135,00025,000
Division 11 — Primary Security Line Partners
Paragraph 225(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 225(b)5,00025,000
Paragraph 225(c)5,00025,000
Paragraph 225(d)5,00025,000
Paragraph 225(e)5,00025,000
Paragraph 225(f)5,00025,000
Subsection 231(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 231(2)5,00025,000
Section 2345,00025,000
Subsection 235(1)5,00025,000
Division 12 — Other Aerodrome Operations
Subsection 237(1)25,000
Subsection 238(1)25,000
Subsection 238(2)25,000
PART 5 — CLASS 2 AERODROMES
Division 1 — Prohibited Items
Subsection 250(1)25,000
Division 2 — Threats and Incidents
Section 25325,000
Paragraph 254(a)25,000
Paragraph 254(b)25,000
Section 25525,000
Paragraph 256(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 256(b)5,00025,000
Section 25725,000
Section 25810,000
Section 25910,000
Division 4 — Personnel and Training
Subsection 270(1)25,000
Subsection 270(2)25,000
Division 5 — Facilitation of Screening
Subsection 277(1)25,000
Section 27825,000
Section 27925,000
Section 28025,000
Subsection 281(1)25,000
Section 28225,000
Division 6 — Access Controls
Section 28425,000
Section 28525,000
Section 28625,000
Section 2875,000
Section 28825,000
Subsection 289(1)25,000
Subsection 289(2)25,000
Subsection 290(1)25,000
Subsection 290(2)25,000
Section 2915,00025,000
Section 2925,000
Section 2935,00025,000
Section 2945,00025,000
Subsection 295(1)5,000
Section 29625,000
Division 8 — Enhanced Access Controls
Subsection 300(2)25,000
Subsection 301(1)25,000
Subsection 301(4)25,000
Subsection 302(1)25,000
Subsection 302(2)25,000
Section 3035,00025,000
Paragraph 304(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 304(b)5,00025,000
Section 30525,000
Section 30625,000
Section 30725,000
Subsection 308(1)25,000
Subsection 308(2)25,000
Section 30925,000
Section 31025,000
Subsection 311(1)25,000
Subsection 311(2)25,000
Subsection 311(3)25,000
Section 31225,000
Section 3135,00025,000
Subsection 314(1)25,000
Subsection 314(2)5,00025,000
Section 31525,000
Section 31725,000
Section 31825,000
Subsection 319(1)25,000
Subsection 319(2)25,000
Subsection 319(3)25,000
Subsection 319(4)25,000
Section 32025,000
Section 3215,000
Subsection 322(1)5,000
Section 3235,000
Section 32425,000
Subsection 325(1)25,000
Subsection 325(2)25,000
Subsection 325(3)25,000
Subsection 325(4)25,000
Section 32625,000
Paragraph 327(1)(a)5,000
Paragraph 327(1)(b)5,000
Paragraph 327(1)(c)5,00025,000
Paragraph 327(1)(d)5,000
Paragraph 327(1)(e)5,000
Paragraph 327(1)(f)5,000
Paragraph 327(1)(g)5,00025,000
Paragraph 327(2)(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 327(2)(b)5,000
Subsection 328(1)5,000
Subsection 328(2)5,00025,000
Section 3295,00025,000
Section 33025,000
Subsection 331(1)5,000
Subsection 331(2)5,000
Subsection 332(1)5,00025,000
Section 3335,000
Section 33425,000
Subsection 335(1)25,000
Subsection 336(1)25,000
Subsection 336(2)25,000
Subsection 337(1)5,000
Subsection 337(2)5,000
Subsection 337(3)5,00025,000
Section 33825,000
Subsection 339(2)25,000
Section 34025,000
Division 9 — Airport Security Programs
Subsection 347(1)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(a)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(b)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(c)10,000
Paragraph 347(2)(d)10,000
Paragraph 347(2)(e)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(f)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(g)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(h)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(i)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(j)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(k)10,000
Paragraph 347(2)(l)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(m)25,000
Paragraph 347(2)(n)10,000
Paragraph 347(2)(o)10,000
Subsection 348(1)25,000
Subsection 348(2)25,000
Paragraph 349(a)25,000
Paragraph 349(b)25,000
Subsection 350(1)10,000
Subsection 350(2)10,000
Subsection 350(3)10,000
Subsection 367(3)25,000
Section 37110,000
Section 37225,000
Subsection 373(1)25,000
Subsection 374(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 374(2)5,00025,000
Section 3805,00025,000
Division 11 — Other Aerodrome Operations
Subsection 392(1)25,000
PART 6 — CLASS 3 AERODROMES
Division 1 — Prohibited Items
Subsection 405(1)25,000
Division 2 — Threats and Incidents
Section 40825,000
Paragraph 409(a)25,000
Paragraph 409(b)25,000
Section 41025,000
Paragraph 411(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 411(b)5,00025,000
Section 41225,000
Section 41310,000
Section 41410,000
Division 4 — Personnel and Training
Subsection 425(1)25,000
Subsection 425(2)25,000
Division 5 — Facilitation of Screening
Subsection 432(1)25,000
Section 43325,000
Section 43425,000
Subsection 435(1)25,000
Section 43625,000
Subsection 438(1)25,000
Division 6 — Access Controls
Section 43925,000
Section 44025,000
Section 4415,000
Section 44225,000
Subsection 443(1)25,000
Subsection 443(2)25,000
Subsection 444(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 444(2)5,00025,000
Section 4455,00025,000
Section 4465,000
Section 4475,00025,000
Section 4485,00025,000
Subsection 449(1)5,000
Section 45025,000
Division 8 — Airport Security Programs
Subsection 455(1)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(a)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(b)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(c)10,000
Paragraph 455(2)(d)10,000
Paragraph 455(2)(e)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(f)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(g)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(h)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(i)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(j)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(k)10,000
Paragraph 455(2)(l)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(m)25,000
Paragraph 455(2)(n)10,000
Paragraph 455(2)(o)10,000
Subsection 456(1)25,000
Subsection 456(2)25,000
Paragraph 457(a)25,000
Paragraph 457(b)25,000
Subsection 458(1)10,000
Subsection 458(2)10,000
Subsection 458(3)10,000
Subsection 474(3)25,000
Section 47810,000
Section 47925,000
Subsection 480(1)25,000
Subsection 481(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 481(2)5,00025,000
Section 4845,00025,000
Division 10 — Other Arodrome Operations
Subsection 496(1)25,000
PART 7 — OTHER AERODROMES
Division 2 — Threats and Incidents
Section 5095,00025,000
Paragraph 510(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 510(b)5,00025,000
Section 5115,00025,000
Paragraph 512(a)5,00025,000
Paragraph 512(b)5,00025,000
Section 5135,00025,000
Section 5143,00010,000
Section 5153,00010,000
Division 3 — Emergency Planning
Subsection 517(1)5,00025,000
Section 5182,00010,000
Section 5192,00010,000
PART 8 — AIRCRAFT SECURITY
Subsection 539(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 539(2)5,00025,000
Subsection 540(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 540(2)5,00025,000
Subsection 540(3)5,000
Subsection 541(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 541(2)5,00025,000
Subsection 542(1)5,00025,000
Subsection 542(2)5,00025,000
Subsection 543(1)3,00010,000
Subsection 543(2)3,00010,000
Section 5445,00025,000
Section 5455,00025,000
  • SOR/2012-48, ss. 39 to 64.