Aeronautics Act

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Aeronautics Act
An Act to authorize the control of aeronautics
CitationAeronautics Act[1]
Enacted byParliament of Canada
Assented to1985

The Aeronautics Act R.S. 1985, c. A-2 (French: Loi sur l'aéronautique) is the legislation that governs civil aviation in Canada.

The Act consists of a lengthy interpretation section which defines many key terms:[2]

  • Part I deals with Aeronautics in general.
  • Part II deals with military investigations involving accidents between civilian and military aircraft.
  • Part III deals with staff responsibilities.
  • Part IV dealt with Civilian Aviation Tribunal was repealed in 2001 and replaced with Civil Aviation Tribunal Rules.

One of the main effects of the Act is to enable the Canadian Aviation Regulations.[3]

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  1. ^ "Aeronautics Act".
  2. ^ Government of Canada (September 2010). "Aeronautics Act R.S. 1985, c. A-2". Archived from the original on 26 December 2010. Retrieved 6 October 2010.
  3. ^ Government of Canada (October 2010). "Aeronautics Act R.S. 1985, c. A-2 General Regulatory Powers, Regulations respecting aeronautics, Section 4.9". Retrieved 6 October 2010.

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