Railway Safety Act (1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.))

Content last updated 2016.06.18

Summary Description

An Act to ensure the safe operation of railways and to amend certain other Acts in consequence thereof.

Administration: Minister of Transport

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

Other Regulations

Guidance

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.

Locomotive Emissions Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 25 – June 18, 2016
Locomotive Emissions Regulations (proposed)

Prevention and Control of Fires on Line Works Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 21 – May 21, 2016
Prevention and Control of Fires on Line Works Regulations (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Grade Crossings Regulations)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 8 – April 20, 2016
Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Grade Crossings Regulations)
SOR/2016-65 March 29, 2016
Comes into force on March 29, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 26 – June 27, 2015
Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Grade Crossings Regulations)

Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 12 – June 17, 2015
Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
SOR/2015-133 June 5, 2015
Comes into force on June 5, 2015

Government Notices (specific to the act)

No recent initiatives.

News Releases / Media Advisories

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