National Parks of Canada Aircraft Access Regulations (SOR/97-150)

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National Parks of Canada Aircraft Access Regulations

SOR/97-150

CANADA NATIONAL PARKS ACT

Registration 1997-03-19

National Parks of Canada Aircraft Access Regulations

P.C. 1997-380 1997-03-19

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Canadian HeritageFootnote a, pursuant to subsection 7(1)Footnote b of the National Parks Act, hereby makes the annexed National Parks Aircraft Access Regulations.

INTERPRETATION

 The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.

“aircraft”

“aircraft” has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act. (aéronef)

“Auyuittuq Reserve”

“Auyuittuq Reserve”[Repealed, SOR/2004-299, s. 2]

“diversion”

“diversion” means a forced or precautionary landing to address or avert an imminent or potential threat to the safety of a pilot, a passenger or a person on the ground if the pilot cannot return safely to the take-off point and if continuing to the planned destination is not feasible, including a landing because of

  • (a) a medical emergency of the pilot or a passenger;

  • (b) a mechanical or fuel problem that renders continued operation of the aircraft unsafe;

  • (c) the minimum visual meteorological conditions for VFR flight, as set out in Part VI, Subpart 2, Division VI of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, not being met; or

  • (d) the destination airstrip becoming unusable while the flight is in progress. (déroutement)

“Ellesmere Island Reserve”

“Ellesmere Island Reserve”[Repealed, SOR/2004-299, s. 2]

“Kluane Reserve”

“Kluane Reserve”[Repealed, SOR/2004-299, s. 2]

“Nahanni Reserve”

“Nahanni Reserve”[Repealed, SOR/2004-299, s. 2]

“permit”

“permit” means an aircraft access permit issued pursuant to subsection 3(1). (permis)

  • SOR/2004-299, s. 2;
  • SOR/2013-10, s. 1.

APPLICATION

 These Regulations apply to parks and, subject to sections 40 and 41 of the Canada National Parks Act, to park reserves as if they were parks.

  • SOR/2004-299, s. 3.

 These Regulations do not apply in respect of non-motorized aircraft that are incapable of transporting persons.

  • SOR/2004-299, s. 3.

 These Regulations do not apply in respect of non-motorized paragliders or hang-gliders.

  • SOR/2013-10, s. 2.