Railway Safety Act
Marginal note:Use of whistles
23.1 (1) No person shall use the whistle on any railway equipment in an area within a municipality if
(a) the area meets the requirements prescribed for the purposes of this section; and
(b) the government of the municipality by resolution declares that it agrees that such whistles should not be used in that area and has, before passing the resolution,
(i) consulted the railway company that operates the relevant line of railway,
(ii) notified each relevant association or organization, and
(iii) given public notice of its intention to pass the resolution.
Marginal note:Ministerial decision
(2) The Minister may decide whether the area meets the prescribed requirements and the Minister’s decision is final.
(3) Despite subsection (1), the whistle may be used if
(a) there is an emergency;
(b) any rules in force under section 19 or 20 require its use; or
(c) a railway safety inspector orders its use under section 31.
- 1999, c. 9, s. 18
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