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

Content last updated 2016.04.20

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.

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

Railway Safety Management System Regulations, 2015

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 4 – February 25, 2015
Railway Safety Management System Regulations, 2015
SOR/2015-26 February 6, 2015
Comes into force on April 1st, 2015

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 148, No. 27 – July 5, 2014
Railway Safety Management System Regulations (proposed)

Grade Crossings Regulations

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 26 — December 17, 2014
Grade Crossings Regulations
SOR/2014-275 November 28, 2014
Comes into force November 28, 2014.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 6 — February 8, 2014
Grade Crossings Regulations (proposed)

Order Fixing January 1, 2015 as the Day on which Certain Provisions of the Railway Safety Act Come into Force

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 24 — November 19, 2014
Order Fixing January 1, 2015 as the Day on which Certain Provisions of the Railway Safety Act Come into Force
SI/2014-101 November 19, 2014
Comes into force January 1, 2015.

Railway Operating Certificate Regulations

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 24 — November 19, 2014
Railway Operating Certificate Regulations
SOR/2014-258 November 7, 2014
Comes into force January 1, 2015.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 11 — March 15, 2014
Railway Operating Certificate Regulations (proposed)

Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 22 — October 22, 2014
Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
SOR/2014-233 October 10, 2014
Comes into force April 1, 2015.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 20 — May 17, 2014
Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (proposed)

Government Notices (specific to the act)

No recent initiatives.

News Releases / Media Advisories

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