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

Regulations are current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2014-07-14. Previous Versions

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.

[422 and 423 reserved]

Security Official

[SOR/2014-153, s. 29]
Marginal note:Interpretation

 A security official of an aerodrome is an individual who is responsible for

  • (a) coordinating and overseeing security controls and procedures at the aerodrome; and

  • (b) acting as the principal contact between the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with respect to security matters, including the airport security program.