Marginal note:List of documents
452. (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.
Airport Security Programs
Marginal note:Division overview
453. 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.
Marginal note:Processes and procedures
454. 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
455. (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).
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