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

Regulations are current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2012-03-15. Previous Versions

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.