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Regulations on Operational Terms for Rail Level of Services Arbitration

Version of section 5 from 2014-08-01 to 2017-07-31:

Marginal note:Communication protocols

 For the purposes of paragraphs 169.31(1)(a) to (c) of the Act, a term constitutes an operational term when it sets out a communication protocol for the railway company and shipper to use to communicate information in respect of their compliance with an operational term, including a protocol for communicating information about

  • (a) the shipped traffic, including its position, state and expected time of delivery at any particular time;

  • (b) any circumstance referred to in paragraph 2(2)(i);

  • (c) an obligation of recovery or any obligation of the shipper related to an obligation of recovery, including reporting on the implementation of any recovery plan;

  • (d) any failure of the railway company or the shipper to comply with an operational term;

  • (e) the billing for services in relation to an operational term referred to in paragraph 169.31(1)(a) of the Act; and

  • (f) the authorization of a terminal.

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