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

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

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.