Aeronautics Act (R.S., 1985, c. A-2)

Content last updated 2016.03.26

Summary Description

An Act to authorize the control of aeronautics.

Administration: Minister of Transport (in particular s. 35) (SI/86-64); Minister of National Defence (re: matters relating to defence); Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, sec.4.81(1)(b)(SI/2011-10)

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act


Interim Orders

Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 19 – May 9, 2015
Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 17 – April 25, 2015
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 15 – April 11, 2015
Interim Order Respecting Flight Deck Occupants (repealed)

Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flights to Russia

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 10 — March 8, 2014
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flights to Russia | Order in Council

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 9 — March 1, 2014
Interim Order Respecting Flights to Russia (repealed)

Other Related Acts and Regulations

Bills (specific to the act)

Links to Bills are directed to the Parliament of Canada LEGISinfo website (http://www.parl.gc.ca/LEGISINFO/index.asp).

No current bills.

Regulatory Initiatives (specific to the act)

Depending on the date, amendments listed may not yet be included in the consolidated text.

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Enhanced Access Controls)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 6 – March 23, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Enhanced Access Controls)
SOR/2016-39 March 11, 2016
Comes into force on April 1, 2016

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 11 – March 12, 2016
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 10 – March 5, 2016
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 10 – March 5, 2016
Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 9 – February 27, 2016
Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Other Designated Places)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 15 – July 29, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Other Designated Places)
SOR/2015-196 July 16, 2015
Comes into force on July 16, 2015

Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 30 – July 25, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 29 – July 18, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 30 – July 25, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 29 – July 18, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Designated Provisions Regulations and Repealing the Identity Screening Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 14 – July 15, 2015
Regulations Amending the Designated Provisions Regulations and Repealing the Identity Screening Regulations
SOR/2015-182 June 30, 2015
Comes into force on August 1, 2015

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations) (Proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 28 – July 11, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations (Air Cargo)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations (Air Cargo)
SOR/2015-163 June 19, 2015
Comes into force on October 17, 2016

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 148, No. 44, November 1, 2014
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations (Air Cargo) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)
SOR/2015-160 June 17, 2015
Comes into force on August 30, 2015

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Flight Attendants and Emergency Evacuation)

Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 149, No. 12, June 17, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Flight Attendants and Emergency Evacuation)
SOR/2015-127 June 5, 2015
Comes into force on August 1, 2015 except sections 4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 21 and 22, which come into force on September 15, 2017.

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI — Offshore Operations)

Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 149, No. 8, April 22, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI — Offshore Operations)
SOR/2015-84 April 1, 2015
These Regulations come into force 90 days after the day on which they are published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 147, No. 46, November 16, 2013
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI — Offshore Operations) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 26 — December 17, 2014
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI)
SOR/2014-286 November 28, 2014
Comes into force November 28, 2014.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 25 — June 21, 2014
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI) (proposed)

Government Notices (specific to the act)

Order Prohibiting the Development of an Aerodrome in the Cities of Mascouche and Terrebonne

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 13 – March 26, 2016
Order Prohibiting the Development of an Aerodrome in the Cities of Mascouche and Terrebonne

Notice amending the comment period for the Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 32 – August 8, 2015
Notice amending the comment period for the Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations)

Notice of intent to amend the Canadian Aviation Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 32 – August 8, 2015
Notice of intent to amend the Canadian Aviation Regulations

Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 19 – May 9, 2015
Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 17 – April 25, 2015
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 15 – April 11, 2015
Interim Order Respecting Flight Deck Occupants (repealed)

 

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