S-3.3 - Act to ensure safety in guided land transport

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54. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the work which must be announced and the manner of publishing the notice under section 6 and the duration of the period for filing objections;
(2)  prescribe the content of plans, profiles, drawings and specifications for guided land transport works;
(3)  prescribe construction standards for guided land transport works;
(4)  prescribe maintenance standards for level crossings and signposted intersections of a trail or path with a guideway;
(5)  prescribe construction and installation standards for signboards, fences and gates;
(6)  prescribe standards for or prohibit the construction of works or fuel tanks above, below or near a guideway;
(7)  prescribe the maximum amount of construction costs to be borne by the owner of a guideway where the Minister prescribes the improvement or relocation of a level crossing or the construction of a grade separation;
(8)  prescribe, according to classes of vehicles, standards for the design, manufacturing and modifying of vehicles and standards for the equipment to be used by the operator of a guided land transport system;
(9)  prescribe the form and tenor of the report that the operator of a guided land transport system must transmit to the Minister in the circumstances referred to in section 44 and establish the cases in which he is exempted from notifying the Minister and making such a report;
(10)  prescribe standards restricting the transportation of dangerous substances in a guided land transport system, and make the necessary prohibitions pertaining thereto, particularly as concerns:
(a)  the classes and categories of dangerous substances and the designation of substances as dangerous;
(b)  the carriage, storage, loading, unloading, containerizing and packaging of dangerous substances carried by a guided land transport vehicle;
(c)  the hazard warnings and other information which must be displayed on dangerous substances, on their packaging, and on the guided land transport vehicles;
(d)  the documents which must accompany dangerous substances carried by a guided land transport vehicle and the minimum information that the documents must contain;
(10.1)  determine which of the provisions of a regulation made under subparagraph 10 are applicable to a person who applies for the transportation of a dangerous substance;
(11)  prescribe the frequency, tenor and form of the report to be transmitted under section 49;
(11.1)  determine the minimum amount of civil liability insurance and the maximum deductible amount that are required for the operation of a guided land transport system; and
(12)  determine, among the provisions of any regulation under this section, those the contravention of which shall constitute an offence.
The regulations may differ from one class of guided transport system to another.
The Government may also determine, by regulation, among the provisions of safety rules approved or imposed by the Minister, those the contravention of which shall constitute an offence.
1988, c. 57, s. 54; 1997, c. 78, s. 16; 2017, c. 172017, c. 17, s. 70.
54. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the work which must be announced and the manner of publishing the notice under section 6 and the duration of the period for filing objections;
(2)  prescribe the content of plans, profiles, drawings and specifications for guided land transport works;
(3)  prescribe construction standards for guided land transport works;
(4)  prescribe maintenance standards for level crossings and signposted intersections of a trail or path with a guideway;
(5)  prescribe construction and installation standards for signboards, fences and gates;
(6)  prescribe standards for or prohibit the construction of works or fuel tanks above, below or near a guideway;
(7)  prescribe the maximum amount of construction costs to be borne by the owner of a guideway where the Minister prescribes the improvement or relocation of a level crossing or the construction of a grade separation;
(8)  prescribe, according to classes of vehicles, standards for the design, manufacturing and modifying of vehicles and standards for the equipment to be used by the operator of a guided land transport system;
(9)  prescribe the form and tenor of the report that the operator of a guided land transport system must transmit to the Minister in the circumstances referred to in section 44 and establish the cases in which he is exempted from notifying the Minister and making such a report;
(10)  prescribe standards restricting the transportation of dangerous substances in a guided land transport system, and make the necessary prohibitions pertaining thereto, particularly as concerns:
(a)  the classes and categories of dangerous substances and the designation of substances as dangerous;
(b)  the carriage, storage, loading, unloading, containerizing and packaging of dangerous substances carried by a guided land transport vehicle;
(c)  the hazard warnings and other information which must be displayed on dangerous substances, on their packaging, and on the guided land transport vehicles;
(d)  the documents which must accompany dangerous substances carried by a guided land transport vehicle and the minimum information that the documents must contain;
(10.1)  determine which of the provisions of a regulation made under subparagraph 10 are applicable to a person who applies for the transportation of a dangerous substance;
(11)  prescribe the frequency, tenor and form of the report to be transmitted under section 49;
(12)  determine, among the provisions of any regulation under this section, those the contravention of which shall constitute an offence.
The regulations may differ from one class of guided transport system to another.
The Government may also determine, by regulation, among the provisions of safety rules approved or imposed by the Minister, those the contravention of which shall constitute an offence.
1988, c. 57, s. 54; 1997, c. 78, s. 16.
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54. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the work which must be announced and the manner of publishing the notice under section 6 and the duration of the period for filing objections;
(2)  prescribe the content of plans, profiles, drawings and specifications for guided land transport works;
(3)  prescribe construction standards for guided land transport works;
(4)  prescribe maintenance standards for level crossings;
(5)  prescribe construction and installation standards for signboards, fences and gates;
(6)  prescribe standards for or prohibit the construction of works or fuel tanks above, below or near a guideway;
(7)  prescribe the maximum amount of construction costs to be borne by the owner of a guideway where the Minister prescribes the improvement or relocation of a level crossing or the construction of a grade separation;
(8)  prescribe, according to classes of vehicles, standards for the design, manufacturing and modifying of vehicles and standards for the equipment to be used by the operator of a guided land transport system;
(9)  prescribe the form and tenor of the report that the operator of a guided land transport system must transmit to the Minister in the circumstances referred to in section 44 and establish the cases in which he is exempted from notifying the Minister and making such a report;
(10)  prescribe standards restricting the transportation of dangerous substances in a guided land transport system, and make the necessary prohibitions pertaining thereto, particularly as concerns:
(a)  the classes and categories of dangerous substances and the designation of substances as dangerous;
(b)  the carriage, storage, loading, unloading, containerizing and packaging of dangerous substances carried by a guided land transport vehicle;
(c)  the hazard warnings and other information which must be displayed on dangerous substances, on their packaging, and on the guided land transport vehicles;
(d)  the documents which must accompany dangerous substances carried by a guided land transport vehicle and the minimum information that the documents must contain;
(11)  prescribe the frequency, tenor and form of the report to be transmitted under section 49;
(12)  determine, among the provisions of any regulation under this section, those the contravention of which shall constitute an offence.
The regulations may differ from one class of guided transport system to another.
The Government may also determine, by regulation, among the provisions of safety rules approved or imposed by the Minister, those the contravention of which shall constitute an offence.
1988, c. 57, s. 54.