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Transportation Information Regulations (SOR/96-334)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2023-04-04. Previous Versions

PART IXGrain Handling Undertakings (continued)

Information Provided by a Licensee (continued)

Operational Information

  •  (1) A licensee who operates a primary elevator in the Western Division must provide to the Minister the information that is required by the form set out in column I of each item of Part I of Schedule IX in respect of the reporting period set out in column II of the item by no later than the day set out in column III of that item.

  • (2) A licensee who operates a process elevator must provide to the Minister the information that is required by the form set out in column I of the item of Part II of Schedule IX in respect of the reporting period set out in column II of the item by no later than the day set out in column III of that item.

  • (3) When a licensee provides the information referred to in subsection (1) or (2) to the Canadian Grain Commission under section 26 or 27 of the Canada Grain Regulations and the licensee authorizes the Commission to transmit that information to the Minister, the information is considered to have been provided to the Minister.

  • (4) A licensee who operates one or more terminal elevators must provide to the Minister, in relation to its grain handling activities in each crop year, the operating statistics of each terminal elevator.

  • SOR/99-328, s. 7

 A licensee who operates one or more primary elevators in the Western Division must provide to the Minister, in relation to each of its elevators at which 25 or more cars can be accommodated on the siding for the elevator, for each crop year, the following information:

  • (a) the number of cars that can be accommodated on the siding for the elevator;

  • (b) the number of times 25 or more cars were loaded and shipped together in a block, during the crop year; and

  • (c) the proportion of traffic during the crop year that moved from the elevator in blocks.

  • SOR/99-328, s. 7

 [Repealed, SOR/2002-355, s. 2]

PART XPort Authorities

Interpretation

 In this Part, port authority means a port authority set out in the schedule to the Canada Marine Act.

  • SOR/99-458, s. 1
  • SOR/2000-258, s. 2

Information

  •  (1) A port authority must provide to the Minister the information that is required by the form set out in column I of each item of Schedule X in respect of the reporting period or periods set out in column II of the item by no later than the corresponding day set out in column III of that item.

  • (2) A port authority must provide to the Minister information about the characteristics of the port, including

    • (a) the length of the berths;

    • (b) the area of the storage space at each terminal; and

    • (c) the equipment at each terminal.

  • (3) A port authority must provide to the Minister the details relating to the information required by subsection (2) that are provided for in the form referred to in column I of Schedule XI for the reporting period set out in column II before the end of the day set out in column III.

  • SOR/99-458, s. 1
  • SOR/2000-258, s. 2
  • SOR/2013-196, s. 19

PART XICanada Border Services Agency

Information

  •  (1) The Canada Border Services Agency must provide to the Minister, before the end of 90 days after the end of the month in which it is collected,

    • (a) the information it collects on the following forms when a vessel on a voyage that starts, stops or terminates at a port in a foreign country is at any Canadian port at which the vessel stops during the voyage:

      • (i) General Declaration, form A6, published by the Canada Border Services Agency, and

      • (ii) Freight/Cargo Manifest, form A6A, published by the Canada Border Services Agency; and

    • (b) in the case of the import or export of dangerous goods, the UN number assigned to the goods by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, if that number is reported to the Agency by the importer, exporter or carrier or by an agent of the importer, exporter or carrier.

  • (2) The Canada Border Services Agency must provide to the Minister the information reported under any of the following provisions before the end of 90 days after the end of the month in which the information is reported:

    • (a) sections 12, 32 to 32.3, 95 and 95.1 of the Customs Act; and

    • (b) the provisions of any regulations made under section 12.1 of the Customs Act.

  • SOR/2013-196, s. 20
  • SOR/2014-285, s. 9

[42 to 49 reserved]

PART XIICanadian Air Transport Security Authority

Information

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority must provide to the Minister the following information for each passenger screening checkpoint at an airport where boarding pass scanning technology is available, for each 15-minute period, on a monthly basis:

    • (a) the airport’s International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport code;

    • (b) the name of the passenger screening checkpoint and whether the screening checkpoint is designated for domestic flights, flights to the United States or other international flights;

    • (c) the date;

    • (d) the start and end time of the 15-minute period;

    • (e) the average wait time for a passenger to reach the passenger screening checkpoint;

    • (f) the greatest number of lanes used to screen passengers; and

    • (g) the number of passengers screened.

  • (2) The information required by subsection (1) must be provided using Transport Canada’s Electronic Collection of Air Transportation Statistics program within 30 days after the last day of the reporting period.

  • (3) The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority must provide the information required by subsection (1) for the 90-day period beginning on the day on which this section comes into force, within 30 days after the last day of that period.

PART XIIIClass 1 Rail Carriers

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

class 1 rail carrier

class 1 rail carrier has the same meaning as in section 6 of the Act. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie 1)

class I rail carrier

class I rail carrier has the same meaning as in section 8. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie I)

class II rail carrier

class II rail carrier has the same meaning as in section 8. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie II)

FSAC

FSAC means the five-digit Freight Station Accounting Code. (FSAC)

SPLC

SPLC means the Standard Point Location Code. (CULD)

STCC

STCC means the seven-digit standard transportation commodity code. (CTBT)

Report to Minister — Traffic Information

  •  (1) A class 1 rail carrier that is also a class II rail carrier and earns revenue in Canada for the reporting period must provide to the Minister a report by electronic means that sets out the following information with respect to any traffic that is moved by railway car:

    • (a) the code that identifies the rail carrier;

    • (b) the year and the month during which the rail carrier reports having earned revenue from the movement;

    • (c) the SPLC or FSAC of the location in Canada where the movement originated;

    • (d) the originating province of Canada or state of Mexico or the United States of the movement;

    • (e) the SPLC or FSAC of the location where the movement terminated in Canada;

    • (f) the destination province of Canada or state of Mexico or the United States of the movement;

    • (g) for traffic that did not originate on the reporting rail carrier’s Canadian network, the SPLC or FSAC of the location where the traffic entered the rail carrier’s Canadian network, as well as the name and identification code of the rail carrier that handed the traffic to the reporting rail carrier;

    • (h) for traffic that did not terminate on the reporting rail carrier’s Canadian network, the SPLC or FSAC of the location where the traffic left the rail carrier’s Canadian network, as well as the name and identification code of the rail carrier that received the traffic from the reporting rail carrier;

    • (i) the SPLC or FSAC of the location where the traffic crossed the border from the United States to Canada and, in the case of an FSAC, the name of the rail carrier that made the crossing, if applicable;

    • (j) the SPLC or FSAC of the location where the traffic crossed the border from Canada to the United States and, in the case of an FSAC, the name of the rail carrier that made the crossing, if applicable;

    • (k) the code that identifies the rail carrier that originated the traffic, if it originated in Canada;

    • (l) the code that identifies the rail carrier that terminated the traffic if the destination is in Canada;

    • (m) the identifier for a movement that is subject to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

    • (n) the STCC of the commodities;

    • (o) the equipment type code, taken from the Association of American Railroads codes, indicating the details of the equipment used in the movement;

    • (p) the number of railway cars involved in the movement;

    • (q) the number of containers, if any, involved in the movement;

    • (r) the amount in tons of goods carried in the movement;

    • (s) the intermodal flag indicating that the traffic is containerized;

    • (t) the Hazardous Materials Response Code assigned to the goods by the United States Bureau of Explosives and defined in the Hazardous Materials Shipping Descriptions Data Base of the Association of American Railroads, if applicable; and

    • (u) the distance in miles of the movement by the rail carrier on its Canadian network.

  • (2) The rail carrier must provide the report to the Minister on a monthly basis, no later than the last day of the month following the month to which the information relates.

  • (3) The first report is to be provided for the month in which this section comes into force.

Report to Minister — Waybill Information

  •  (1) A class 1 rail carrier that is also a class I rail carrier must provide to the Minister by electronic means a report that sets out the following information with respect to any traffic that is moved by a railway car:

    • (a) the name of the shipper;

    • (b) the name of the owner of the railway car;

    • (c) the letters and number that identify the railway car;

    • (d) an indication as to whether the railway car moves in a block that receives an incentive and if it does, the number of railway cars moved together as the block for which the incentive is received;

    • (e) an indication as to whether the traffic was, based on the rail origin, transferred from a truck or vessel or, based on the rail destination, transferred to a truck or vessel;

    • (f) the date and time at which the movement of the railway car begins and ends;

    • (g) the geographic location codes of the locations where the movement of the railway car begins and ends, the alphanumeric codes that identify the province of Canada or state of Mexico or the United States in which the movement begins and ends, and, if applicable, the geographic location code of any junction at which the railway car is transferred to or from another rail carrier, the code that identifies that other rail carrier and the code that identifies the rail carrier on which the movement begins or ends;

    • (h) the STCC of the commodities, the code that identifies the type of equipment used, the intermodal traffic indicator, the number of intermodal units carried by the car and the commodity tonnage and, if the railway car moves across the Canada-United States border, the alphanumeric code that identifies imports and exports and the code that identifies the border crossing location;

    • (i) if the railway car transports dangerous goods, the UN number assigned to the goods by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods or the Hazardous Material Response Code assigned to the goods by the United States Bureau of Explosives;

    • (j) an indication as to whether the rate that applies in respect of the traffic is set out in a tariff or a confidential contract, and, in the case of a tariff, the tariff number;

    • (k) an indication as to whether a long‑haul interswitching rate applies by order in respect of the traffic;

    • (l) an indication as to whether the shipper has provided the class 1 rail carrier with an undertaking with respect to the volume of the traffic, and if so, the volume in respect of which the undertaking was made;

    • (m) the gross waybill revenue earned for the movement of the railway car and the number of miles in respect of which the revenue is derived;

    • (n) the portion of the gross waybill revenue earned by the class 1 rail carrier for the movement of the railway car and the number of miles in respect of which the portion is derived;

    • (o) the portion of the gross waybill revenue — excluding the value of charges, incentives, rebates and amounts paid by the class 1 rail carrier to other rail carriers — earned by the class 1 rail carrier for the movement of the railway car in Canada and the number of miles in respect of which that revenue is earned;

    • (p) the value of the charges, incentives, rebates and amounts paid by the class 1 rail carrier to other rail carriers referred to in paragraph (o);

    • (q) an indication as to whether the railway car is used for the movement of grain, as defined in section 147 of the Act;

    • (r) each type of train that the railway car is part of;

    • (s) the unique alphanumeric identification code of each train that the railway car is part of;

    • (t) in respect of each train that the railway car is part of, the geographic location code of the location where the movement of the railway car begins and ends, the date and time the movement begins and ends and the distance travelled by the railway car;

    • (u) the date recorded on the waybill;

    • (v) the date the rail carrier reports having earned the revenue;

    • (w) the unique identifier of the waybill;

    • (x) the ownership type of the railway car, by category, including by the reporting rail carrier, another rail carrier, the shipper or other entity;

    • (y) in the event that the origin of the movement is in Canada, details that enable the identification of the originating facility, such as consignee, care of party, care of customer, operating customer or the GPS coordinates of the facility; and

    • (z) in the event that the destination of the movement is in Canada, details that enable the identification of the terminating facility, such as consignee, care of party, care of customer, operating customer or the GPS coordinates of the facility.

  • (2) The rail carrier must provide the report to the Minister on a monthly basis, no later than the last day of the month following the month to which the information relates.

  • (3) The first report is to be provided for the month in which this section comes into force.

 

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