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Traffic on the Land Side of Airports Regulations (SOR/2006-102)

Regulations are current to 2020-11-02 and last amended on 2013-10-09. Previous Versions

PART 1Operation of Vehicles — Vehicle Traffic and Parking (continued)

 The operator of a vehicle shall, at the request of an enforcement officer authorized under section 21, produce

  • (a) any permit issued by the airport operator under this Part;

  • (b) any licence or permit authorizing them to operate the vehicle;

  • (c) any certificate of registration of the vehicle under the person’s control; and

  • (d) any other certificate required in respect of the vehicle by the laws of the province and the municipality in which the airport is located.

 The operator of a vehicle that is involved in an accident shall report the accident as required by the laws of the province and the municipality in which the accident occurred.

PART 2Pedestrians, Animals and Littering

  •  (1) An airport operator may, in order to ensure the safety of persons and goods and the efficient operation of the airport,

    • (a) erect or have erected or place or have placed signs

      • (i) regulating or prohibiting the movement of pedestrians and persons using a wheelchair or other similar device,

      • (ii) designating areas for the use of pedestrians and persons using a wheelchair or other similar device,

      • (iii) prohibiting animals from being at large without the prior authorization of the airport operator, and

      • (iv) prohibiting littering; and

    • (b) mark any portion of a road for the use of pedestrians and persons using a wheelchair or other similar device.

  • (2) An enforcement officer authorized under section 21 may, for the purpose of ensuring the safety of persons and goods and the efficient operation of the airport, give instructions for directing or controlling pedestrian traffic and that of persons using a wheelchair or other similar device.

Pedestrians

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), pedestrians and persons using a wheelchair or other similar device shall obey

    • (a) any instructions displayed on a sign; and

    • (b) any instructions given by an enforcement officer in accordance with subsection 15(2).

  • (2) In case of conflict between the instructions referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b), pedestrians and persons using a wheelchair or other similar device shall obey the instructions given by an enforcement officer.

 Pedestrians and persons using a wheelchair or other similar device shall, to the extent possible,

  • (a) where there is a sidewalk or a portion of a road has been marked or an area designated for their use, use the sidewalk or the marked portion of the road or the designated area; or

  • (b) where there is no sidewalk and no portion of a road has been marked or area designated for their use, use the shoulder of the road and face oncoming traffic.

 Where no portion of a road has been marked and no area designated as a pedestrian crossing and no sign prohibits the crossing of the road, pedestrians and persons using a wheelchair or other similar device shall, when crossing that road, yield the right-of-way to vehicles using the road.

 [Repealed, SOR/2013-183, s. 1]

 [Repealed, SOR/2013-183, s. 1]

PART 3Enforcement

Enforcement Officers

 The following persons are authorized as enforcement officers for the purposes of these Regulations:

  • (a) members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police;

  • (b) members of the police force of the province or the municipality in which the airport is located;

  • (c) by-law enforcement officers of the municipality in which the airport is located; and

  • (d) an airport operator and its agents, contractors and employees assigned to duties related to the enforcement of these Regulations.

Punishment

 Any person who contravenes a provision of these Regulations is liable on summary conviction to

  • (a) a fine not exceeding $500;

  • (b) a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months; or

  • (c) the fine and the term of imprisonment referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b).

  •  (1) Any person who is alleged to have contravened a provision of these Regulations, other than section 5 or 6, subsection 8(3) or section 14, may register a plea of guilty to the alleged offence by making payment in accordance with the terms and conditions set out on a ticket or other notification document in the amount of

    • (a) $30 in the case of a contravention of subsection 9(1), section 11, subsection 12(1) or (2) or paragraph 12(3)(a) at an airport set out in Schedule 1;

    • (b) $40 in the case of a contravention of subsection 9(1), section 11, subsection 12(1) or (2) or paragraph 12(3)(a) at an airport in parking fine category 1 set out in Schedule 2;

    • (c) $40 in the case of a contravention of subsection 9(2) at an airport set out in Schedule 1;

    • (d) $50 in the case of a contravention of section 13, subsection 16(1) or section 17 or 18;

    • (e) $50 in the case of a contravention of subsection 9(1), section 11, subsection 12(1) or (2) or paragraph 12(3)(a) at an airport in parking fine category 2 set out in Schedule 2;

    • (f) $50 in the case of a contravention of subsection 9(2) at an airport in parking fine category 1 set out in Schedule 2;

    • (g) $75 in the case of a contravention of subsection 9(2) at an airport in parking fine category 2 set out in Schedule 2;

    • (h) $75 in the case of a contravention of subsection 7(1) or 8(1); and

    • (i) $100 in the case of a contravention of paragraph 12(3)(b).

  • (2) Any person who is alleged to have contravened section 5 or 6, subsection 8(3) or section 14 may register a plea of guilty to the alleged offence by making payment in accordance with the terms and conditions set out on a ticket or other notification document in the amount equal to the lesser of

    • (a) the fine prescribed under the highway traffic laws of the province or the by-laws of the municipality in which the offence was committed, as amended from time to time, and

    • (b) $500.

  • SOR/2013-183, s. 2

 If a payment is made in accordance with section 23 by or on behalf of a person who is alleged to have contravened a provision of these Regulations, the payment shall be considered to be in full satisfaction of any penalty that may be imposed on summary conviction of that person for the alleged contravention.

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-123, s. 4]

Consequential Amendments

Airport Traffic Regulations

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendments]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

Government Property Traffic Regulations

 [Amendment]

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on September 1, 2006.

 
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