Canada Transportation Act (1996, c. 10)

Content last updated 2016.05.04

Summary Description

An Act to continue the National Transportation Agency as the Canadian Transportation Agency, to consolidate and revise the National Transportation Act, 1987 and the Railway Act and to amend or repeal other Acts as a consequence.

Administration: Minister of Transport

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

Other Regulations

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.

Order Establishing the Text of a Resolution Providing for the Postponement of the Coming into Force of Subsections 5.1(2), 6(2), 7(2), 8(2), 9(2), 10(2), 11(2) and 12(2) of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 9 – May 4, 2016
Order Establishing the Text of a Resolution Providing for the Postponement of the Coming into Force of Subsections 5.1(2), 6(2), 7(2), 8(2), 9(2), 10(2), 11(2) and 12(2) of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act
SOR/2016-77 April 19, 2016
Comes into force on April 19, 2016

Regulations Amending the Transportation Information Regulations

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 26 — December 17, 2014
Regulations Amending the Transportation Information Regulations
SOR/2014-285 November 28, 2014
Comes into force April 1, 2015.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 27 — July 5, 2014
Regulations Amending the Transportation Information Regulations (proposed)

Order Specifying the Minimum Amount of Grain to Be Moved, No. 2

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 26 — December 17, 2014
Order Specifying the Minimum Amount of Grain to Be Moved, No. 2
SOR/2014-276 November 28, 2014
Comes into force November 28, 2014.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 17 — August 13, 2014
Order Specifying the Minimum Amount of Grain to Be Moved (spent)
SOR/2014-189 August 1, 2014
Comes into force on August 1, 2014

Grade Crossings Regulations

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 26 — December 17, 2014
Grade Crossings Regulations
SOR/2014-275 November 28, 2014
Comes into force November 28, 2014.

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 6 — February 8, 2014
Grade Crossings Regulations (proposed)

Government Notices (specific to the act)

No current notices.

News Releases / Media Advisories

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