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Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 157.1 from 2013-05-01 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Agreements to apply transportation law to provincial railways

  •  (1) The Minister may enter into an agreement with a provincial minister responsible for transportation matters providing for the administration, in relation to persons who operate railways within the legislative authority of the province, of any law respecting

    • (a) accident investigations and railway crossings; or

    • (b) railway noise and vibration, or the regulation of the rates and conditions of service of railway companies, to the extent that those matters are governed by this Act.

  • Marginal note:Designation

    (2) The Minister may designate any body established under an Act of Parliament, or any person or class of persons employed in the federal public administration, to administer the law in accordance with the agreement.

  • Marginal note:Functions, duties and powers

    (3) The designated body, person or class of persons may perform any function or duty and exercise any powers necessary for the enforcement of the law, to the extent specified in the agreement.

  • 1996, c. 10, s. 157.1
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 224(E)
  • 2007, c. 19, s. 46
  • 2012, c. 7, s. 39

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