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

Regulations are current to 2019-08-15 and last amended on 2019-08-15. Previous Versions

PART 6Class 3 Aerodromes (continued)

DIVISION 7.1Enhanced Access Controls (continued)

Issuance of Restricted Area Identity Cards (continued)

Marginal note:Quality control

 For the purpose of allowing CATSA to monitor the quality of biometric templates and determining if a restricted area identity card is already active in respect of an applicant, the operator of an aerodrome must, before issuing the card, disclose to CATSA any biometric templates created from the fingerprint images and iris images collected from the applicant.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Marginal note:Protection of information

 The operator of an aerodrome must take appropriate measures to protect information that is collected, used, retained or disclosed in accordance with this Division from loss or theft and from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, duplication or alteration.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Deactivation of Restricted Area Identity Cards

Marginal note:Deactivation request

  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must immediately ask CATSA to deactivate the card if

    • (a) the card expires;

    • (b) the person to whom the card has been issued or their employer informs the operator that the card is lost, stolen or no longer functional; or

    • (c) the person to whom the card has been issued fails, on demand, to present or surrender the card to a screening officer.

  • Marginal note:Reason for deactivation

    (2) If the operator of an aerodrome asks CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card, the operator must inform CATSA of the reason for the request.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (3) The operator of an aerodrome must not ask CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card for a reason other than a reason set out in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Notification of Minister

    (4) The operator of an aerodrome must notify the Minister if the operator asks CATSA to deactivate a restricted area identity card.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Marginal note:Change in employment

 The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must notify the Minister immediately if

  • (a) in the case of a person who has a single employer, the person to whom the card has been issued ceases to be employed or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment; and

  • (b) in the case of a person who has more than one employer, the person to whom the card has been issued ceases to be employed by all of their employers or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Marginal note:Duty of employer

 The employer of a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued must immediately notify the operator of an aerodrome who issued the card if the person ceases to be an employee or no longer requires ongoing access to restricted areas in the course of their employment.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Marginal note:Retrieval of cards

  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome who has issued a restricted area identity card must take reasonable steps to retrieve the card if it has been deactivated and must notify CATSA if the card is not retrieved.

  • Marginal note:Return of cards

    (2) If a restricted area identity card has been deactivated, the person to whom the card has been issued must immediately return it to the operator of an aerodrome who issued it unless the card was surrendered in accordance with this Division or was lost or stolen.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Keys, Combination Codes and Personal Identification Codes

Marginal note:Issuance or assignment

 The operator of an aerodrome must not issue a key or assign a combination code or personal identification code to a person for a restricted area unless

  • (a) the person is a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued and the card is active; or

  • (b) the person is in possession of a document that is issued or approved by the operator of the aerodrome in accordance with a security measure as authorization for the person to enter or remain in the restricted area.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Marginal note:Addition of key

 The operator of an aerodrome may add a key to a restricted area identity card only if it is possible to cancel or remove the key without damaging or altering any other elements of the card.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Marginal note:Protection of information

 The operator of an aerodrome must not add to or modify a restricted area identity card in any way that might allow the disclosure to CATSA of information about the person to whom the card has been issued.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Marginal note:Cancellation, withdrawal or retrieval

 The operator of an aerodrome must cancel, withdraw or retrieve a key that has been issued to a person who has been issued a restricted area identity card, or a combination code or personal identification code that has been assigned to that person, if

  • (a) the person’s restricted area identity card has been deactivated; or

  • (b) the person no longer requires ongoing access to the restricted area in the course of their employment.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Records

Marginal note:General requirement

  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome and any person designated by the operator to issue restricted area identity cards or keys or to assign combination codes or personal identification codes must keep updated records at the aerodrome respecting

    • (a) restricted area identity cards and keys that have been issued;

    • (b) the names of the persons to whom restricted area identity cards or keys have been issued;

    • (c) the names of the persons to whom combination codes or personal identification codes have been assigned;

    • (d) blank restricted area identity cards in the operator’s possession;

    • (e) restricted area identity cards that have been deactivated;

    • (f) keys, combination codes or personal identification codes that have been cancelled, withdrawn or retrieved;

    • (g) deactivated restricted area identity cards that have not been retrieved by the operator;

    • (h) restricted area identity cards that have been reported as lost or stolen;

    • (i) steps taken to retrieve deactivated restricted area identity cards; and

    • (j) compliance with section 452.09.

  • Marginal note:Deactivated cards

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), a record respecting a restricted area identity card that has been deactivated must be retained for at least one year from the day on which the card was deactivated.

  • Marginal note:Lost or stolen cards

    (3) A record respecting a restricted area identity card that has been reported as lost or stolen must be retained for at least one year from the card’s expiry date.

  • Marginal note:Provision to Minister

    (4) The operator of the aerodrome must provide the Minister with the records on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Restricted Area Access Control Process

Marginal note:Use of identity verification system

 The operator of an aerodrome must implement and maintain a restricted area access control process that uses the identity verification system.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3

Control of Access to Restricted Areas

Marginal note:Unauthorized access prohibition

 A person must not enter or remain in a restricted area unless the person

  • (a) is a person to whom a restricted area identity card has been issued; or

  • (b) is in possession of a document of entitlement, other than a restricted area identity card, for the restricted area.

  • SOR/2016-39, s. 3
 
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