Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2012-07-04. Previous Versions

Duties of the Certificate Holder

 The holder of an ATS operations certificate shall ensure that

  • (a) corrective actions are taken in respect of any findings resulting from the safety management system referred to in section 805.01; and

  • (b) the accountable executive performs the duties prescribed in section 805.05.

  • SOR/2007-290, s. 13.

Management of the Safety Management System

  •  (1) The accountable executive shall

    • (a) establish and maintain a reporting system to ensure the timely collection of information related to hazards, incidents and accidents that may adversely affect safety;

    • (b) identify hazards and carry out risk management analyses of those hazards;

    • (c) investigate, analyze and identify the cause or probable cause of all hazards, incidents and accidents identified under the safety management system;

    • (d) establish and maintain a safety data system, by either electronic or other means, to monitor and analyze trends in hazards, incidents and accidents;

    • (e) monitor and evaluate the results of corrective actions with respect to hazards, incidents and accidents;

    • (f) monitor the concerns of the civil aviation industry in respect of safety and their perceived effect on the holder of the ATS operations certificate; and

    • (g) determine the adequacy of the training required by paragraph 805.02(1)(f).

  • (2) The accountable executive shall, if a finding resulting from a quality assurance program referred to in subsection 805.03(1) or a safety management system referred to in section 805.01 is reported to them,

    • (a) determine what, if any, corrective actions are required and carry out those actions;

    • (b) keep a record of any determination made under paragraph (a) and the reason for it;

    • (c) if management functions have been assigned to another person under subsection (3), communicate any determination regarding a corrective action to that person; and

    • (d) notify the certificate holder of any systemic deficiency and of the corrective action taken.

  • (3) The accountable executive may assign the management functions of the safety management system referred to in section 805.01 to another person if the assignment and its scope are described in the manual or document referred to in subsection 805.02(2).

  • (4) The person to whom management functions have been assigned under subsection (3) shall notify the accountable executive of any systemic deficiency and of the corrective action taken.

  • (5) The responsibility of the accountable executive is not affected by the assignment of management functions to another person under subsection (3).

  • SOR/2007-290, s. 13.

Subpart 6 — Levels of Service

Interpretation

 In this Subpart,

“aeronautical study”

“aeronautical study” means a study designed to identify the risks to aviation safety attendant upon a particular course of action and how to eliminate or reduce those risks; (étude aéronautique)

“level of service”

“level of service” means the type or nature of civil air navigation services provided to support safe and efficient aircraft operations, and includes the times at which the services are provided. (niveau de service)