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International Bridges and Tunnels Act (S.C. 2007, c. 1)

Act current to 2023-11-14 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions

Administrative Monetary Penalties (continued)

Marginal note:Time limit for proceedings

 Proceedings in respect of a violation may be instituted not later than 12 months after the time when the subject-matter of the proceedings arose.

Five-year Review

Marginal note:Review of Act in five years

  •  (1) A review of the provisions and the operation of this Act must be completed by the Minister during the fifth year after this section comes into force.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (2) The Minister must cause a report of the results of the review to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the report has been completed.

Transitional Provisions

Marginal note:Proposals for construction or alteration

 For greater certainty, this Act applies in respect of any proposal for the construction or alteration of an international bridge or tunnel that has been submitted to any department, agency or regulatory authority of the Government of Canada before the coming into force of this section.

Marginal note:Existing operators of international bridges and tunnels

 Despite subsection 23(1), a person who operates an international bridge or tunnel immediately before the day on which this section comes into force is not required to obtain the approval of the Governor in Council to continue to operate the bridge or tunnel on and after the day this section comes into force.

Consequential Amendment

Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada Act


Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

Footnote * The provisions of this Act come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.


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