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Canada Transportation Act (S.C. 1996, c. 10)

Act current to 2024-05-14 and last amended on 2023-09-30. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2019, c. 29, s. 277

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 457

    • 457 Section 67.4 of the Act is repealed.

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 460

    • 460 Subsection 85.07(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Onus

        (2) If a complaint raises an issue as to whether an exception specified by regulations made under paragraph 86.11(1)(b.1) applies, the exception is presumed not to apply unless the carrier proves the contrary.

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 461

    • 461 Section 85.08 of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Prior decisions to be taken into account

        85.08 In regards to the issue of whether an exception specified by regulations made under paragraph 86.11(1)(b.1) applies, a complaint resolution officer who is dealing with a complaint in respect of a flight shall take into account any prior decision on that issue that is contained in an order made by a complaint resolution officer in respect of that flight.

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 462

    • 462 Subparagraph 85.14(1)(a)(iii) of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • (iii) any decision contained in the order in regards to the issue of whether an exception specified by regulations made under paragraph 86.11(1)(b.1) applies, and

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 463

    • 463 Section 85.16 of the Act is repealed.

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 464

      • 464 (1) Paragraph 86(1)(h) of the Act is amended by adding “and” at the end of subparagraph (ii) and by repealing subparagraphs (iii) and (iii.1).

      • (2) Subsection 86(1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (h):

        • (h.1) respecting the process for dealing with claims referred to in section 85.01;

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 465

      • 465 (1) Subparagraphs 86.11(1)(b)(i) to (iii) of the Act are replaced by the following:

        • (i) the minimum standards of treatment of passengers that the carrier is required to meet, including those that the carrier is required to meet when an exception specified by regulations made under paragraph (b.1) applies,

        • (ii) the minimum compensation the carrier is required to pay for inconvenience,

        • (iii) the carrier’s obligation to ensure that passengers complete their itinerary or, if they are not able to complete it within a reasonable time, receive a refund, and

      • (2) Subsection 86.11(1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (b):

        • (b.1) specifying exceptions to the obligation set out in subparagraph (b)(ii);

      • (3) [In force]

      • (4) Subsection 86.11(1) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (f) and by adding the following after that paragraph:

        • (f.1) respecting the carrier’s obligations with respect to refunds in the event that a person who has reserved space on a flight with the carrier cancels the reservation due to the issuance of a Government of Canada travel advisory; and


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