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

Regulations are current to 2015-08-04 and last amended on 2015-07-16. 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 3AVSEC Levels

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting the implementation of additional safeguards in the event of heightened risk conditions.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 28.

AVSEC Level Requirements

Marginal note:Additional safeguards

 If the AVSEC level is raised or maintained above level 1 for an aerodrome or any part of an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must immediately take the following actions:

  • (a) determine which additional safeguards are likely to mitigate the heightened risk condition;

  • (b) notify any persons or organizations that have aviation security roles and responsibilities at the aerodrome and are affected by the heightened risk condition;

  • (c) implement or continue to implement the additional safeguards; and

  • (d) notify the Minister of the additional safeguards that are being or will be implemented.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 28.
Marginal note:Notification

 When the AVSEC level is lowered for an aerodrome or any part of an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must immediately notify the persons and organizations that were notified under paragraph 416(b).

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 28.
Marginal note:Legal powers and obligations

 For greater certainty, nothing in these Regulations authorizes the operator of an aerodrome to implement additional safeguards that are inconsistent with the operator’s legal powers and obligations.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 28.

[419 and 420 reserved]

Division 4Personnel and Training

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out requirements respecting aerodrome security personnel and other persons who are assigned aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities at an aerodrome.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 75.