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Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012

Version of section 532 from 2012-01-01 to 2014-06-12:

Marginal note:Requirement to inform

  •  (1) If a peace officer needs to carry or have access to a firearm on board an aircraft, the air carrier must, before the departure of the flight,

    • (a) inform the pilot-in-command of the aircraft by means of the form referred to in paragraph 531(d); and

    • (b) subject to subsection (2), inform the screening authority, the crew members assigned to the flight or the aircraft and any other peace officer on board the aircraft.

  • Marginal note:Undercover operations

    (2) If a peace officer who is carrying or has access to a firearm on board an aircraft is engaged in an undercover operation and requests that the air carrier not reveal the officer’s presence to any person on board the aircraft other than the pilot-in-command, the air carrier must comply with that request.

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