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Rail Service Accident and Incident
Investigation Regulations
under the
Rail Service Act, 2009

(Filed July 14, 2010)

Under the authority of subsection 15(3) of the Rail Service Act, 2009 , I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. Johns, July 13, 2010.

Thomas J. Hedderson
Minister of Transportation and Works



Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Rail Service Accident and Incident Investigation Regulations .

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     2. In these regulations

             (a)  "minister" means the minister appointed by the Executive Council Act to administer the Act; and

             (b)  "rail service" means a rail service that a company is authorized to construct and operate, and includes all branches, sidings, stations, depots, wharves, rolling stock, equipment, works, property and works connected with the rail service, and all rail service bridges, tunnels or other structures connected with the rail service, and undertakings of the company.

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Adoption of of regulatory provisions

        3. For the purpose of conducting investigations into accidents, incidents and situations or conditions that could, if left unattended, induce an accident or incident concerning or related to a rail service that is regulated under the Act the provisions of

             (a)  the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act ; and

             (b)  the provisions of the Transportation Safety Board Regulations , SOR 92-446,

are adopted.