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Secure Air Travel Regulations

Version of section 4.1 from 2020-11-04 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Verification of identity

  •  (1) The air carrier must carry out each verification referred to in section 3 or 4 by

    • (a) comparing the surname, first name and any middle names on the passenger’s boarding pass with their identification; and

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

  • Marginal note:Significant discrepancy

    (2) If there is a significant discrepancy between the surname, first name or any middle names on the identification presented by the passenger and the surname, first name or any middle names on their boarding pass, the air carrier must immediately inform the Minister using the electronic communication system referred to in subsection 2.5(1).

  • SOR/2019-325, s. 5
  • SOR/2019-325, s. 6

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