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Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act (S.C. 1989, c. 3)

Act current to 2019-07-01 and last amended on 2015-02-07. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2018, c. 10, s. 67

    • 1998, c. 20, s. 17(2)
      • 67 (1) Subsection 28(4) of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act is replaced by the following:

        • Use by Board

          (4) The Board may make any use of any on-board recording obtained under this Act that it considers necessary in the interests of transportation safety, but, subject to subsections (5) and (5.1), shall not knowingly communicate or permit to be communicated to anyone any portion of the recording that is unrelated to the causes or contributing factors of the transportation occurrence under investigation or to the identification of safety deficiencies.

      • (2) Section 28 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (5):

        • Power to provide access to certain persons

          (5.1) In the case of a transportation occurrence that is required to be reported under this Act to the Board and that is investigated under this Act, the Board may make an on-board recording related to the occurrence available to a person who is expressly authorized under the Aeronautics Act, the National Energy Board Act, the Railway Safety Act or the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 to use or communicate it and, if the Board does so, the person may only use or communicate it in accordance with the express authorization.

        • Authorization under another Act

          (5.2) Nothing in this section prevents the use or communication of an on-board recording if that use or communication is expressly authorized under the Aeronautics Act, the National Energy Board Act, the Railway Safety Act or the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and

          • (a) there has been no transportation occurrence that is required to be reported under this Act to the Board that involves the means of transportation to which the recording relates; or

          • (b) there has been a transportation occurrence that is required to be reported under this Act to the Board that involves the means of transportation to which the recording relates but that is not investigated under this Act.

  • — 2019, c. 28, s. 157

  • — 2019, c. 28, s. 158

    • 158 The schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following, in alphabetical order:

      • Canadian Energy Regulator

        Régie canadienne de l’énergie

  • — 2019, c. 28, s. 194

    • Bill C-49
      • 194 (1) Subsections (2) to (4) apply if Bill C-49, introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and entitled the Transportation Modernization Act (in this section referred to as the “other Act”), receives royal assent.

      • (2) If section 157 of this Act comes into force before subsection 67(2) of the other Act, then that subsection 67(2) is amended

        • (a) by replacing the subsection (5.1) that it enacts with the following:

          • Power to provide access to certain persons

            (5.1) In the case of a transportation occurrence that is required to be reported under this Act to the Board and that is investigated under this Act, the Board may make an on-board recording related to the occurrence available to a person who is expressly authorized under the Aeronautics Act, the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, the Railway Safety Act or the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 to use or communicate it and, if the Board does so, the person may only use or communicate it in accordance with the express authorization

        • (b) by replacing the portion of the subsection (5.2) before paragraph (a) that it enacts with the following:

      • (3) If subsection 67(2) of the other Act comes into force before section 157 of this Act, then, on the day on which that section 157 comes into force, subsections 28(5.1) and (5.2) of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act are amended by replacing “National Energy Board Act” with “Canadian Energy Regulator Act”.

      • (4) If section 157 of this Act and subsection 67(2) of the other Act come into force on the same day, then that section 157 is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 67(2) and subsection (2) applies as a consequence.

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