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Security Screening Services Commercialization Act (S.C. 2019, c. 29, s. 270)

Act current to 2020-10-05

Five-year Review

Marginal note:Review of Act

  •  (1) A review of the provisions and operation of this Act must be completed by the Minister during the fifth year after the transfer date.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (2) The Minister must cause a report of the results of the review to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the report is completed.

Transitional Provisions

Marginal note:Sale or disposition of assets and liabilities

 The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority may, with the approval of the Governor in Council and on any terms and conditions that the Governor in Council considers appropriate,

  • (a) sell or otherwise dispose of some or all of its assets and liabilities to the designated screening authority; and

  • (b) do anything that is necessary for, or incidental to, a measure referred to in paragraph (a).

Marginal note:Directives

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister and on any terms and conditions that the Governor in Council considers appropriate, issue a written directive to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority to take any measure referred to in section 52.

  • Marginal note:Time limit

    (2) The Governor in Council may issue a directive only before the transfer date.

  • Marginal note:Directive binding

    (3) The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority and its directors, officers and employees must comply with a directive as soon as feasible. Compliance with a directive is deemed to be in the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority’s best interests.

  • Marginal note:Notice of implementation

    (4) The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority must notify the Minister as soon as feasible after a directive has been implemented.

  • Marginal note:Non-application of Statutory Instruments Act

    (5) The Statutory Instruments Act does not apply to a directive.

Marginal note:Proceeds of disposition

 The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority must pay the proceeds from a sale or other disposition of assets or liabilities under section 52 to the Receiver General.

Marginal note:Financial Administration Act

 Section 89 of the Financial Administration Act does not apply to any measure referred to in section 52.

Marginal note:Part X of Financial Administration Act

 The Governor in Council may, by order, declare that any provision of Part X of the Financial Administration Act does not apply to or in respect of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority.

Marginal note:Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act

 Beginning on the transfer date, sections 6 to 9, 27 to 30.1 and 34 of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act are suspended.

Marginal note:Regulations and places designated

 On the transfer date, regulations made under paragraph 34(a) of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act are deemed to have been made under section 50 of this Act and any place designated by the Minister under subsection 6(1.1) of that Act is deemed to be designated under subsection 18(3) of this Act.

Marginal note:Transition period payments

  •  (1) The Minister may enter into an agreement with the designated screening authority regarding transition period payments by Her Majesty in right of Canada to the designated screening authority after the transfer date.

  • Marginal note:Appropriation

    (2) There is appropriated the sum of $872,000,000, or any greater amount that is authorized from time to time under an appropriation Act, to be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund from time to time as required for the purpose of implementing an agreement referred to in subsection (1).

Marginal note:Minister’s approval of initial charges

  •  (1) The designated screening authority may, before the first anniversary of the transfer date, submit a request to the Minister for approval of the initial charges that it proposes to establish for security screening services made available or provided under section 18 at aerodromes designated by the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Time limit

    (2) The Minister must, within 60 days after the day on which he or she receives a request, decide whether the designated screening authority observed the charging principles.

  • Marginal note:Decision

    (3) If the Minister decides that the designated screening authority observed the charging principles, the Minister must approve the proposal.

  • Marginal note:Notice in writing

    (4) The Minister must notify the designated screening authority in writing of his or her decision.

  • Marginal note:Duty to publish notice

    (5) The designated screening authority must publish, in accordance with section 29, a notice of a proposal that has been approved by the Minister and must indicate in the notice that the proposal has been approved.

Marginal note:Closing out of affairs

  •  (1) Beginning on the transfer date, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is authorized to sell or otherwise dispose of all or substantially all of its assets and liabilities and do everything necessary for or incidental to closing out its affairs.

  • Marginal note:Legal powers

    (2) For the purposes of this section, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person.

  • Marginal note:Minister’s power

    (3) Beginning on the transfer date, the Minister may require the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority to do anything that, in his or her opinion, is necessary to sell or otherwise dispose of all or substantially all of its assets and liabilities, satisfy its debts, manage its expenses or otherwise close out its affairs.

  • Marginal note:Compliance

    (4) The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority must do what the Minister requires under subsection (3).

 [Amendments]

Marginal note:Dissolution

 The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is dissolved on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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