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

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

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.