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Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (SOR/2011-318)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-05-29. Previous Versions

PART 4Class 1 Aerodromes (continued)

DIVISION 9Airport Security Programs (continued)

Records

Marginal note:Additional safeguards

  •  (1) Each time additional safeguards are implemented at an aerodrome in order to mitigate heightened risk conditions related to aviation security, the operator of the aerodrome must create a record that includes

    • (a) a description of the additional safeguards that were implemented;

    • (b) an evaluation of the effectiveness of those additional safeguards; and

    • (c) a description of any actions that are planned in order to address deficiencies identified during the implementation of those additional safeguards.

  • Marginal note:Emergencies

    (2) Each time an emergency referred to in subsection 206(1) occurs at an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must create a record that includes

    • (a) a description of the emergency;

    • (b) an evaluation of the effectiveness of the operator’s emergency plan; and

    • (c) a description of any actions that are planned in order to address deficiencies identified during the emergency.

  • Marginal note:Exercises

    (3) Each time a security exercise is carried out at an aerodrome, the operator of the aerodrome must create a record that includes

    • (a) an outline of the exercise scenario;

    • (b) an evaluation of the effectiveness of the exercise; and

    • (c) a description of any actions that are planned in order to address deficiencies identified during the exercise.

  • SOR/2012-48, s. 12
  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

Corrective Actions

Marginal note:Corrective actions

 Subject to section 212, the operator of an aerodrome must immediately take corrective actions to address a vulnerability that contributes to a heightened aviation security risk at the aerodrome and that

  • (a) is identified to the operator by the Minister; or

  • (b) is identified by the operator.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

Marginal note:Corrective action plan

 If a corrective action to be taken by the operator of an aerodrome under section 211 involves a phased approach, the operator must include in its airport security program a corrective action plan that sets out

  • (a) the nature of the vulnerability to be addressed;

  • (b) a rationale for the phased approach; and

  • (c) a timetable setting out when each phase of the corrective action plan will be completed.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

Disclosure of Information

Marginal note:Prohibition

 A person other than the Minister must not disclose security-sensitive information that is created or used under this Division unless the disclosure is required by law or is necessary to comply or facilitate compliance with the aviation security provisions of the Act, regulatory requirements or the requirements of an emergency direction.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

DIVISION 10Reserved

[214 to 223 reserved]

DIVISION 11Primary Security Line Partners

Overview

Marginal note:Division overview

 This Division sets out the role of a primary security line partner in supporting the establishment and implementation of an effective airport security program by the operator of an aerodrome.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

Security Official

Marginal note:Interpretation

 A security official of a primary security line partner at an aerodrome is an individual who is responsible for

  • (a) coordinating and overseeing compliance with the regulatory requirements that apply to the partner under this Part; and

  • (b) acting as the principal contact between the partner, the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with respect to security matters, including compliance with the regulatory requirements that apply to the partner under this Part.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

Marginal note:One security official at all times

  •  (1) A primary security line partner at an aerodrome must have, at all times, at least one security official or acting security official.

  • Marginal note:Contact information

    (2) The primary security line partner must provide the operator of the aerodrome and the Minister with

    • (a) the name of each security official and acting security official; and

    • (b) 24-hour contact information for those officials.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

Support for Airport Security Programs

Marginal note:Requirements

 At each aerodrome where a primary security line partner carries out operations, the partner must

  • (a) define and document the aerodrome-related security roles and responsibilities assigned to each of the partner’s employee groups and contractor groups that require access to restricted areas at the aerodrome in the course of their employment;

  • (b) communicate the information referred to in paragraph (a) to the employees and contractors in those groups and document how that information is communicated;

  • (c) establish, implement and document a security awareness program that promotes a culture of security vigilance and awareness among its employees and contractors if the security awareness program of the operator of the aerodrome does not cover matters that are unique to the partner’s operations;

  • (d) document the measures, procedures and processes that the partner has in place at the aerodrome to protect the security of restricted areas and to prevent breaches of the primary security line;

  • (e) create a document that

    • (i) describes each area on the aerodrome’s primary security line that is occupied by the partner,

    • (ii) indicates the location of each restricted area access point in those areas, and

    • (iii) describes those restricted area access points;

  • (f) establish, implement and document a process for receiving, retaining, disclosing and disposing of sensitive information respecting aerodrome security in order to protect the information from unauthorized access; and

  • (g) identify sensitive information respecting aviation security and receive, retain, disclose and dispose of sensitive information respecting aerodrome security in a manner that protects the information from unauthorized access.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

[228 to 230 reserved]

Provision of Information

Marginal note:Provision of information to operator of aerodrome

  •  (1) At each aerodrome where a primary security line partner carries out operations, the partner must provide the operator of the aerodrome with the information that is documented or created under this Division on reasonable notice given by the operator.

  • Marginal note:Provision to Minister

    (2) The primary security line partner must provide the Minister with the same information on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

[232 and 233 reserved]

Corrective Actions

Marginal note:Corrective actions

  •  (1) Subject to section 235, a primary security line partner must immediately take corrective actions to address a vulnerability that contributes to an aerodrome-related security risk and that

    • (a) is identified to the partner by the Minister;

    • (b) is identified to the partner by the operator of the aerodrome where the partner carries out operations; or

    • (c) is identified by the partner.

  • Marginal note:Notification

    (2) If a primary security line partner takes corrective actions at an aerodrome, the primary security line partner must immediately notify the operator of the aerodrome.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16

Marginal note:Corrective action plan

 If a corrective action to be taken by a primary security line partner under section 234 involves a phased approach, the primary security line partner must provide the Minister and the operator of the aerodrome with a corrective action plan that sets out

  • (a) the nature of the vulnerability to be addressed;

  • (b) a rationale for the phased approach; and

  • (c) a timetable setting out when each phase of the corrective action plan will be completed.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 16
 
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