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

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

Emergency Exercises

Marginal note:Live exercise
  •  (1) A live exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A live exercise must be carried out at least once every five years.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 33.
Marginal note:Table-top exercise
  •  (1) A table-top exercise carried out by the operator of an aerodrome must involve the persons and organizations referred to in the operator’s emergency plan, in order to test the effectiveness of the plan in response to an act of unlawful interference with civil aviation.

  • Marginal note:Frequency

    (2) A table-top exercise must be carried out at least once a year.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite subsection (2), the operator of an aerodrome is not required to carry out a table-top exercise in any year in which it carries out a live exercise.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 33.

[477 reserved]

Marginal note:Reports

 The operator of an aerodrome must prepare a written report on each exercise that it carries out.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 33.

Corrective Actions

Marginal note:Corrective actions

 Subject to section 480, the operator of an aerodrome must immediately take corrective actions to address an aviation security risk at the aerodrome that

  • (a) is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) is identified by the operator.

Marginal note:Corrective action plan
  •  (1) If a corrective action involves a phased approach, the operator of an aerodrome must include a corrective action plan in its airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Plan requirements

    (2) A corrective action plan must set out

    • (a) the nature of the security risk to be addressed;

    • (b) a rationale for the phased approach; and

    • (c) a timetable setting out when each phase of the corrective action plan will be completed.

Primary Security Line Partners

Marginal note:Provision of information to operators of aerodromes
  •  (1) For the purpose of supporting the establishment and implementation of an airport security program by the operator of an aerodrome, a primary security line partner at the aerodrome must, on reasonable notice given by the operator, provide the operator with

    • (a) information respecting the measures, procedures and processes that the partner has in place at the aerodrome to protect the security of restricted areas and to prevent breaches of the primary security line; and

    • (b) a document that

      • (i) describes each area on the aerodrome’s primary security line that is occupied by the partner,

      • (ii) indicates the location of each restricted area access point in those areas, and

      • (iii) describes those restricted area access points.

  • Marginal note:Provision of information to Minister

    (2) The primary security line partner must provide the Minister with the information and the document on reasonable notice given by the Minister.