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Railway Safety Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.))

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Act current to 2021-04-20 and last amended on 2019-08-28. Previous Versions

PART VMiscellaneous Provisions (continued)

Incorporation by Reference

Marginal note:Incorporation by reference

 A regulation made under this Act incorporating by reference a classification, standard, procedure or other specification may incorporate the classification, standard, procedure or specification as amended from time to time.

Inconsistent Provisions

Marginal note:Safety regulations prevail

 A regulation made under subsection 7(1) or section 7.1, 18, 24, 37, 47 or 47.1, or a rule in force under section 19 or 20, prevails over an order, rule or regulation made under any other Act of Parliament to the extent of any inconsistency between them.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.), s. 49
  • 1999, c. 9, s. 35

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 20, s. 231]

Review of Act

Marginal note:Statutory review

  •  (1) The Minister shall, not later than five years after the day on which this section comes into force, appoint one or more persons to carry out a comprehensive review of the operation of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (2) The Minister shall have a report of the comprehensive review laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first thirty days on which that House is sitting after the Minister receives it.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.), s. 51
  • 2012, c. 7, s. 38

PART VIConsequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions

Access to Information Act


Canadian National Railways Act


Criminal Code


National Transportation Act, 1987


Railway Act


Railway Relocation and Crossing Act


Transitional Provisions Relating to Railway Act Amendments

Marginal note:Regulations and orders of general application

  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.), s. 119
  • 1996, c. 10, s. 267
  • 2015, c. 31, s. 35
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