Aeronautics Act (R.S., 1985, c. A-2)

Content last updated 2017.07.15

Summary Description

An Act to authorize the control of aeronautics.

Administration: Minister of Transport (in particular s. 35) (SI/86-64); Minister of National Defence (re: matters relating to defence); Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, sec.4.81(1)(b) (SI/2011-10)

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

Interim Orders

Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 26 – July 1, 2017
Interim Order No. 8 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft | Order-in-Council

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 25 – June 24, 2017
Interim Order No. 7 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 22 – June 3, 2017
Interim Order No. 6 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 20 – May 20, 2017
Interim Order No. 5 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 18 – May 6, 2017
Interim Order No. 4 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 16 – April 22, 2017
Interim Order No. 3 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 14 – April 8, 2017
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 13 – April 1, 2017
Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Interim Order No. 4-5 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 27 – July 2, 2016
Interim Order No. 5 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 20 – May 14, 2016
Interim Order No. 4 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 19 – May 9, 2015
Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council (repealed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 17 – April 25, 2015
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants (repealed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 15 – April 11, 2015
Interim Order Respecting Flight Deck Occupants (repealed)

Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flights to Russia

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 10 — March 8, 2014
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flights to Russia | Order in Council

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 9 — March 1, 2014
Interim Order Respecting Flights to Russia (repealed)

Other Related Acts and Regulations

Bills (specific to the act)

Links to Bills are directed to the Parliament of Canada LEGISinfo website (http://www.parl.gc.ca/LEGISINFO/index.asp).

No current bills.

Regulatory Initiatives (specific to the act)

Depending on the date, amendments listed may not yet be included in the consolidated text.

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) (Proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 28 – July 15, 2017
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) (Proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Flight Crew Member Hours of Work and Rest Periods) (Proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 26 – July 1, 2017
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Flight Crew Member Hours of Work and Rest Periods) (Proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 21 – October 19, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations)
SOR/2016-261 September 30, 2016
Comes into force on January 1, 2017

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 28 – July 11, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and III — Airport Winter Maintenance) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 22 – May 28, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and III — Airport Winter Maintenance) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VII — Minimum Take-off Performance) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 21 – May 21, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VII — Minimum Take-off Performance) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Seaplane Operations) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 21 – May 21, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Seaplane Operations) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Enhanced Access Controls)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 6 – March 23, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Enhanced Access Controls)
SOR/2016-39 March 11, 2016
Comes into force on April 1, 2016

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 11 – March 12, 2016
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 10 – March 5, 2016
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 10 – March 5, 2016
Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 9 – February 27, 2016
Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 30 – July 25, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 29 – July 18, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 30 – July 25, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 29 – July 18, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Government Notices (specific to the act)

Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 26 – July 1, 2017
Interim Order No. 8 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 25 – June 24, 2017
Interim Order No. 7 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 22 – June 3, 2017
Interim Order No. 6 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 20 – May 20, 2017
Interim Order No. 5 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 18 – May 6, 2017
Interim Order No. 4 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 16 – April 22, 2017
Interim Order No. 3 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 14 – April 8, 2017
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 13 – April 1, 2017
Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft (expired)

Notice of intent to amend the Canadian Aviation Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 12 – March 25, 2017
Notice of intent to amend the Canadian Aviation Regulations (expired)

Interim Order Respecting Flight Deck Occupants

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 27 – July 2, 2016
Interim Order No. 5 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 20 – May 14, 2016
Interim Order No. 4 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council (expired)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 19 – May 9, 2015
Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants | Order in Council (repealed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 17 – April 25, 2015
Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flight Deck Occupants (repealed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 15 – April 11, 2015
Interim Order Respecting Flight Deck Occupants (repealed)

Order Prohibiting the Development of an Aerodrome in the Cities of Mascouche and Terrebonne

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 13 – March 26, 2016
Order Prohibiting the Development of an Aerodrome in the Cities of Mascouche and Terrebonne

News Releases / Media Advisories

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