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Aviation Industry Indemnity Act

Version of section 2 from 2014-12-09 to 2019-06-20:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Act.


airport has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act. (aéroport)

aviation industry participant

aviation industry participant means

  • (a) an air carrier, as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act, that is a Canadian, as defined in subsection 55(1) of the Canada Transportation Act;

  • (b) NAV CANADA, a corporation incorporated on May 26, 1995 under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act;

  • (c) an owner or operator of an airport;

  • (d) a supplier of goods or services that directly support the operation of aircraft from an airport, including with respect to

    • (i) the preparation of an aircraft for departure or on its arrival, including maintenance and cleaning of the aircraft and the loading and unloading of passengers, baggage and cargo,

    • (ii) freight forwarding,

    • (iii) air navigation, or

    • (iv) airport security services; or

  • (e) an entity that is prescribed by regulation or a member of a class of entity that is prescribed by regulation. (participant de l’industrie aérienne)


event means

  • (a) an act of unlawful interference with an aircraft, airport or air navigation facility, including an act of terrorism; or

  • (b) an act or omission in the course of armed conflict, war, invasion, hostilities, civil war, revolution, rebellion, insurrection, an application of martial law, a usurpation or attempted usurpation of power, a civil commotion or a riot. (événement)


Minister means the Minister of Transport. (ministre)

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