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Secure Air Travel Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2015-08-01 to 2020-11-03:

Marginal note:Verification of name — boarding pass

  •  (1) An air carrier must, before issuing a boarding pass to any person who appears to be 18 years of age or older, verify the identity of the person by comparing their name with the names of listed persons.

  • Marginal note:Verification — other information

    (2) If the name of the person is the same as that of a listed person,

    • (a) the air carrier must not allow the person to obtain a boarding pass at a kiosk or from the Internet; and

    • (b) the air carrier must compare the name, date of birth and gender on the person’s identification to those of the listed person.

  • Marginal note:Duty to inform Minister of Transport

    (3) If the name, date of birth and gender on the identification are the same as those of a listed person, the air carrier must immediately inform the Minister of Transport.

  • Marginal note:Boarding pass

    (4) After informing the Minister of Transport, the air carrier must not issue a boarding pass to the person unless the Minister of Transport has informed the air carrier that a direction referred to in paragraph 9(1)(a) of the Act will not be made in respect of that person.

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