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Secure Air Travel Regulations

Version of section 2.6 from 2022-10-28 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Listed person

  •  (1) This section applies if, before a person has obtained a boarding pass for a domestic flight or international flight, the Minister informs the air carrier that information referred to in paragraphs 6(2)(a) to (c) of the Act or paragraphs 2.3(a) to (c) of these Regulations that the air carrier has provided about the person under subsection 6(2) of the Act is the same as the information of a listed person.

  • Marginal note:Self-service machine or Internet

    (2) The air carrier must not allow the person to obtain a boarding pass for the flight in question at a self-service machine or from the Internet.

  • Marginal note:Verification of identity

    (3) If the person presents themselves at the air carrier’s check-in desk to obtain a boarding pass for the flight in question, the air carrier must, before providing information about the person to the Minister in accordance with paragraph 2.4(1)(c), verify the person’s identity using a piece of identification that is acceptable under subsection 3(1) or section 4, as the case may be, and must compare

    • (a) the information on the person’s identification with the information in their reservation record; and

    • (b) if the person presents a piece of photo identification, the person’s entire face with the face displayed in the photograph.

  • Marginal note:Information discrepancy

    (4) If the comparison reveals a discrepancy between the information on the person’s identification and the information in their reservation record, the air carrier must not issue a boarding pass to the person pending a response from the Minister with respect to the information that has been provided in accordance with paragraph 2.4(1)(a) or (c), as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Duty to refuse boarding pass

    (5) The air carrier must not, in either of the following circumstances, issue a boarding pass to the person unless the air carrier has contacted the Minister of Transport by telephone and been informed that a direction will not be made under subsection 9(1) of the Act — other than under paragraph 9(1)(b) — in respect of the person:

    • (a) the comparison performed under paragraph (3)(a) does not reveal a discrepancy between the information on the person’s identification and the information in their reservation record,

    • (b) the comparison performed under paragraph (3)(a) reveals a discrepancy between the information on the person’s identification and the information in their reservation record and the Minister, in response to the information provided by the air carrier regarding the discrepancy, informs the air carrier that information referred to in paragraphs 6(2)(a) to (c) of the Act or paragraphs 2.3(a) to (c) of these Regulations about the person is still the same as that of a listed person.

  • SOR/2019-325, s. 4
  • SOR/2022-225, s. 5

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