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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 5Class 2 Aerodromes (continued)

DIVISION 9Airport Security Programs (continued)

Airport Security Program Requirements (continued)

Marginal note:Documentation

  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must

    • (a) keep documentation related to its menu of additional safeguards and any amendment to it for at least five years;

    • (b) if applicable, keep documentation related to its airport security risk assessment and any review of it for at least five years;

    • (c) if applicable, keep documentation related to its strategic airport security plan and any amendment to it for at least five years; and

    • (d) keep all other documentation related to its airport security program for at least two years.

  • Marginal note:Ministerial access

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must make the documentation available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27

Marginal note:Requirement to amend

 The operator of an aerodrome must amend its airport security program if the operator identifies, at the aerodrome, an aviation security risk that is not addressed by the program.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27

Security Committee

Marginal note:Security committee

  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have a security committee or other working group or forum that

    • (a) advises the operator on the development of controls and processes that are necessary at the aerodrome in order to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator;

    • (b) helps coordinate the implementation of the controls and processes that are necessary at the aerodrome in order to comply with the aviation security provisions of the Act and the regulatory requirements that apply to the operator; and

    • (c) promotes the sharing of information respecting the airport security program.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must manage the security committee or other working group or forum in accordance with written terms of reference that

    • (a) identify its membership; and

    • (b) define the roles and responsibilities of each member.

  • Marginal note:Records

    (3) The operator of the aerodrome must keep records of the activities and decisions of the security committee or other working group or forum.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27

Requirements that Apply only if an Amendment to Schedule 2 or a Ministerial Order is made: Multi-agency Advisory Committee; Airport Security Risk Assessments; and Strategic Airport Security Plans

Marginal note:Application

  •  (1) Subject to section 352, sections 353 to 364 apply to the operator of an aerodrome if

    • (a) the Governor in Council makes an aviation security regulation adding an asterisk in Schedule 2 after the name of the aerodrome; or

    • (b) the Minister makes an order stating that sections 353 to 364 apply to the operator.

  • Marginal note:Minister’s authority

    (2) The Minister is authorized to make orders stating that sections 353 to 364 apply to operators of aerodromes listed in Schedule 2.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27

Marginal note:Transition

  •  (1) Sections 353 and 356 do not apply to the operator of an aerodrome until the day that is six months after the earlier of

    • (a) the day on which an aviation security regulation adding an asterisk in Schedule 2 after the name of the aerodrome comes into force, and

    • (b) the day on which a ministerial order stating that sections 353 to 364 apply to the operator comes into force.

  • Marginal note:Transition

    (2) Sections 354 and 355 do not apply to the operator of an aerodrome until the day that is 10 months after the earlier of

    • (a) the day on which an aviation security regulation adding an asterisk in Schedule 2 after the name of the aerodrome comes into force, and

    • (b) the day on which a ministerial order stating that sections 353 to 364 apply to the operator comes into force.

  • Marginal note:Transition

    (3) Sections 359 and 361 do not apply to the operator of an aerodrome until the day that is 22 months after the earlier of

    • (a) the day on which an aviation security regulation adding an asterisk in Schedule 2 after the name of the aerodrome comes into force, and

    • (b) the day on which a ministerial order stating that sections 353 to 364 apply to the operator comes into force.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27

Marginal note:Multi-agency advisory committee

  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome must have a multi-agency advisory committee.

  • Marginal note:Membership

    (2) The operator of the aerodrome must invite at least the following persons and organizations to be members of the multi-agency advisory committee:

    • (a) the Department of Transport;

    • (b) CATSA;

    • (c) the police service with jurisdiction at the aerodrome;

    • (d) the Royal Canadian Mounted Police;

    • (e) the Canadian Security Intelligence Service; and

    • (f) the Canada Border Services Agency.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (3) The operator of the aerodrome must manage the multi-agency advisory committee in accordance with written terms of reference.

  • Marginal note:Objectives

    (4) The objectives of the multi-agency advisory committee are

    • (a) to advise the operator of the aerodrome on its airport security risk assessment and its strategic airport security plan; and

    • (b) to promote the sharing of sensitive information respecting aviation security at the aerodrome.

  • Marginal note:Records

    (5) The operator of the aerodrome must keep records of the activities and decisions of the multi-agency advisory committee.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27

Marginal note:Airport security risk assessments

 The operator of an aerodrome must have an airport security risk assessment that identifies, assesses and prioritizes aviation security risks and that includes the following elements:

  • (a) a threat assessment that evaluates the probability that aviation security incidents will occur at the aerodrome;

  • (b) a criticality assessment that prioritizes the areas, assets, infrastructure and operations at or associated with the aerodrome that most require protection from acts and attempted acts of unlawful interference with civil aviation;

  • (c) a vulnerability assessment that considers the extent to which the areas, assets, infrastructure and operations at or associated with the aerodrome are susceptible to loss or damage and that evaluates this susceptibility in the context of the threat assessment; and

  • (d) an impact assessment that, at a minimum, measures the consequences of an aviation security incident or potential aviation security incident in terms of

    • (i) a decrease in public safety and security,

    • (ii) financial and economic loss, and

    • (iii) a loss of public confidence.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27

Marginal note:Submission for approval

 The operator of an aerodrome must submit its airport security risk assessment to the Minister for approval, and must submit a new airport security risk assessment to the Minister within five years after the date of the most recent approval.

  • SOR/2014-153, s. 27
 
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