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

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2012-03-15. Previous Versions

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.