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Railway Safety Act

Version of section 7 from 2013-05-01 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting engineering standards governing the construction or alteration of railway works, and such engineering standards may embrace both physical specifications and performance standards.

  • Marginal note:Railway company required to formulate standards

    (2) The Minister may, by order, require a railway company

    • (a) to formulate engineering standards governing any matters referred to in subsection (1) that are specified in the order or to revise its engineering standards governing those matters; and

    • (b) within a period specified in the order, to file the formulated or revised standards with the Minister for approval.

  • Marginal note:Formulation or revision of standards

    (2.1) A railway company shall file with the Minister for approval any engineering standards in respect of any matter referred to in subsection (1) that it proposes to formulate or revise on its own initiative.

  • Marginal note:Application of certain provisions

    (3) Subsections 19(4) to (11) apply in relation to standards referred to in subsection (2) or (2.1), with any modifications that the circumstances require and without regard to the references to relevant associations or organizations.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.), s. 7
  • 1999, c. 9, s. 3
  • 2012, c. 7, s. 7(F)

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