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Aeronautics Act

Version of section 6.3 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-10-30:

Marginal note:Establishment

  •  (1) The Minister may establish a board of inquiry to inquire, subject to the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act, into the circumstances of any accident involving an aircraft, any alleged contravention under this Part or any incident involving an aircraft that, in the opinion of the Minister, endangered the safety of persons, and may designate the persons who are to be members of that board.

  • Marginal note:Powers of boards

    (2) Every person designated by the Minister as a member of a board of inquiry has and may exercise all the powers of a person appointed as a commissioner under Part I of the Inquiries Act and the powers that may be conferred on a commissioner under section 11 of that Act.

  • Marginal note:Witnesses

    (3) Every witness who attends and gives evidence before a board of inquiry is entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses incurred by the witness in so attending and giving evidence and the witness fees prescribed in the tariff of fees in use in the superior court of the province in which the witness’s evidence is given.

  • Marginal note:Reports of boards

    (4) A board of inquiry shall send a full report of the inquiry conducted by it to the Minister within such time as the Minister may require.

  • (5) [Repealed, 1989, c. 3, s. 39]

  • R.S., 1985, c. 33 (1st Supp.), s. 1
  • 1989, c. 3, s. 39

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