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Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act

Version of section 2 from 2003-01-01 to 2004-05-10:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Act.



Authority means the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority established by subsection 5(1). (Administration)

authorized aerodrome operator

exploitant d’aérodrome autorisé

authorized aerodrome operator means an operator of an aerodrome designated by the regulations who is authorized by the Authority under section 7 to deliver screening. (exploitant d’aérodrome autorisé)



board means the board of directors of the Authority established by section 10. (conseil)



Minister means the Minister of Transport. (ministre)



screening means screening, including a search, performed in the manner and under the circumstances prescribed in the aviation security regulations or in security measures made under the Aeronautics Act. (contrôle)

screening contractor

fournisseur de services de contrôle

screening contractor means a contractor retained by the Authority or an authorized aerodrome operator to deliver screening. (fournisseur de services de contrôle)

screening officer

agent de contrôle

screening officer means a screening officer who is employed by the Authority, an authorized aerodrome operator or a screening contractor to perform screening. (agent de contrôle)

screening point

point de contrôle

screening point means a point where screening is delivered, either directly or through a screening contractor, by or on behalf of the Authority in order to meet the requirements of the aviation security regulations or security measures made under the Aeronautics Act. (point de contrôle)

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