Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012
Marginal note:Screening for threat items
675 (1) If a person screens cargo for threat items in order that it may be tendered for transportation by air as secure cargo, the person must
(a) conduct the screening in accordance with security measures;
(b) conduct the screening in an area that the person has designated for that purpose;
(c) ensure that, while the screening is being conducted, signs are in place at or near the designated area that state, in both official languages, that unauthorized access to the area is prohibited;
(d) control access to the designated area while the screening is being conducted to ensure that, subject to subsection (2), only the person’s authorized cargo representatives have access to the area;
(e) take measures to detect unauthorized individuals in the designated area while the screening is being conducted;
(f) ensure that, while the screening is being conducted, individuals other than the person’s authorized cargo representatives do not have access to cargo in the designated area; and
(g) ensure that, while the screening is being conducted, cargo in the designated area is not tampered with.
Marginal note:Authorized access
(2) An individual who is not one of the person’s authorized cargo representatives is permitted in the designated area if
(a) the individual is acting in the course of his or her employment and requires access to the designated area while screenings are being conducted;
(b) the individual has the prior approval of the person’s cargo security coordinator;
(c) the cargo security coordinator or one of the person’s authorized cargo representatives verifies the identity of the individual by means of government-issued photo identification provided by the individual; and
(d) the individual is, while in the designated area, escorted and kept under surveillance by one of the person’s authorized cargo representatives who has been assigned to that task by the person.
Marginal note:Escort limit
(3) For the purposes of paragraph (2)(d), the person must ensure that the authorized cargo representative does not escort more than ten individuals at one time.
- SOR/2015-163, s. 3
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