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Secure Air Travel Act

Version of section 6 from 2020-11-04 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Duty — air carriers

  •  (1) An air carrier that holds Canadian aviation documents, as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act, must comply with the requirements of this Act and its regulations before allowing any person to board an aircraft or transporting any person.

  • Marginal note:Duty to provide information to Minister

    (2) An air carrier must provide to the Minister within any time and in any manner that may be prescribed by regulation, the following information about each person who is on board or expected to be on board an aircraft for any flight prescribed by regulation, if that information is in the air carrier’s control:

    • (a) their surname, first name and middle names;

    • (b) their date of birth;

    • (c) their gender; and

    • (d) any other information that is prescribed by regulation.

  • Marginal note:Deemed fulfilment of duty

    (3) If the information that an air carrier is required to provide under subsection (2) is provided to the Minister by an operator of an aviation reservation system, within any time and in any manner that may be prescribed for the purpose of that subsection, the air carrier is deemed to have provided that information to the Minister under that subsection.

  • Marginal note:Duty to provide information on request

    (4) An air carrier or an operator of an aviation reservation system, as the case may be, must provide to the Minister or the Minister of Transport, or to any person or entity referred to in any of paragraphs 10(b) to (f) who is prescribed by regulation, the information that is requested by that Minister, person or entity about any person who is on board or expected to be on board an aircraft for any flight prescribed by regulation, if the information is in the air carrier’s or operator’s control.

  • Marginal note:Limitation — Minister and Minister of Transport

    (5) The Minister or the Minister of Transport may request, under subsection (4), only information that is set out in the schedule to the Aeronautics Act or is prescribed by regulation, and he or she may request that information only in respect of a listed person or a person who he or she has reason to believe is a listed person.

  • Marginal note:Limitation — other persons or entities

    (6) Any person or entity referred to in any of paragraphs 10(b) to (f) who is prescribed by regulation may request, under subsection (4), only information that is set out in the schedule to the Aeronautics Act or is prescribed by regulation, and they may request that information only in respect of a listed person or a person who they have reason to believe is a listed person and only if the information is to be used for the purpose of assisting the Minister in the administration and enforcement of this Act.

  • 2015, c. 20, s. 11 “6”
  • 2019, c. 13, s. 127

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