Canada Transportation Act
Marginal note:Increasing rates in freight tariff
119 (1) A railway company that proposes to increase a rate in a tariff for the movement of traffic shall publish a notice of the increase at least twenty days before its effective date.
Marginal note:Effect of freight tariff
(2) If a railway company issues and publishes a tariff of rates for the movement of traffic in accordance with this Division and Division VI,
(a) the rates are the lawful rates of the railway company and, subject to subsection (1), they take effect on the date stated in the tariff;
(b) the tariff supersedes any preceding tariff or any portion of it in so far as any rate in the tariff is varied; and
(c) a railway company that owns or operates a railway line in respect of which the tariff is issued shall charge the rates in the tariff until they expire or until the tariff is superseded by a new tariff.
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