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Railway Safety Act

Version of section 3 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-04-30:

Marginal note:Objectives

 The objectives of this Act are to

  • (a) promote and provide for the safety of the public and personnel, and the protection of property and the environment, in the operation of railways;

  • (b) encourage the collaboration and participation of interested parties in improving railway safety;

  • (c) recognize the responsibility of railway companies in ensuring the safety of their operations; and

  • (d) facilitate a modern, flexible and efficient regulatory scheme that will ensure the continuing enhancement of railway safety.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.), s. 3
  • 1996, c. 10, s. 262
  • 1999, c. 9, s. 1

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