Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433): Regulatory change

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Recent amendments to the Regulations published in the Canada Gazette, Part II

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Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Training Programs): SOR/2022-17

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 156, Number 5 – March 2, 2022

Sections amended effective March 2, 2022: 103 Schedule II, 604.184, 702.78, 703.100, 704.118, 705.128

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, III and VI — RESA): SOR/2021-269

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 156, Number 1 – January 5, 2022

Sections amended effective January 5, 2022: 101.01, 103 Schedule II, 300.01, 302.505, 302.600, 302.601, 302.602, 302.603, 302.604, 601.23, 602.96

Sections amended effective January 5, 2026: 103 Schedule II, 302.601, 302.603, 302.604.

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, V and VI — ELT): SOR/2020-238

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 154, Number 24 – November 25, 2020

Sections amended effective November 25, 2020: 103 Schedule II, 571 Schedule II, 605.38, 605.40

Sections amended effective November 25, 2021: 103 Schedule II, 605.38

Sections amended effective January 5, 2025: 103 Schedule II, 605.38

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program, 2021-1): SOR/2021-152

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 155, Number 14 – July 7, 2021

Sections amended effective July 7, 2021: 202.15, 203.05 (English version only), 302.202 (French version only), 400.01, 401.05, 401.12, 401.16, 401.37 (French version only), 401.47, 401.53 (French version only), 402.08, 501.03 (French version only), 521.357 (French version only), 602.19 (English version only), 602.36 (English version only), 602.73 (English version only), 602.116 (English version only), 602.117 (English version only), 602.128 (English version only), 602.144, 605.128 (English version only), 605.08 (English version only), 703.08 (French version only), 704.47 (French version only), 705.175, 801.11 Table 3, 901.64 (French version only), 901.65 (French version only), 901.78 (French version only), 901.83 (French version only), 903.02 (French version only)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Safety Belts): SOR/2021-153

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 155, Number 14 – July 7, 2021

Sections amended effective July 7, 2021: 605.25, 605.26, 605.27

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and X — Offsetting of CO2 Emissions — CORSIA) Amendments: SOR/2020-275

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 154, Number 26 – December 23, 2021

All amended sections are effective January 1, 2021: 103 Schedule II, all sections in Part X (New)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI – Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder): SOR/2019-130

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 11 - May 29, 2019

Sections amended effective May 29, 2019: 101.01(1); 103 Schedule II; 605.33; 605.33.1 (New); 605.34; 605.34.1 (New); 605.34.2 (New); 605.35(2) and (3); 605.36(2)

Sections amended effective May 29, 2023: 103 Schedule II; 605.34(1); 605.34(4)(c); 605.34.2 (New)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII - Seaplane Operations): SOR/2019-49

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 5 - March 6, 2019

Sections amended effective March 6, 2021 (as delayed by SOR/2020-335): 101.01(1); 103 Schedule II; 602.59(2)(b), 703.83

Sections amended effective March 6, 2022: 703.98(2); 704.115(2)

Recent amendments to the Standards

Airworthiness Chapter 537 – Standards Appliances and Parts

Sections amended effective August 28, 2022: 537.103 Appendix A

Standard 821 – Canadian Domestic Air Traffic Control Separation Standards

Sections amended effective February 24, 2022: All sections

Airworthiness Chapter 566 – Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licensing and Training

Sections amended effective October 20, 2021: 566.03, 566.04, 566.06, Appendix A

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 516 – Aircraft Emissions

Sections amended effective September 24, 2021: 516.1 (English version only), 516.3, 516.7, 516.105, 516.203

Standard 535 – Propellers

Sections amended effective September 21, 2021: 535.1

Standard 523 – Normal Category Aeroplanes

Sections amended effective September 21, 2021: All sections

Standard 723 – Air Taxi: Aeroplanes

Sections amended effective August 29, 2021: 723.39 Briefing of Passengers

Standard 621 – Obstruction Marking and Lighting

Sections amended effective August 6, 2021: Chapter 16 – Light Intensity Reduction (LIR) System

Standards not yet in force

Standards of the Regulations not yet in force

Notices and regulation pre-publications recently published in the Canada Gazette, Part I

Planned changes and consultations

Also see the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council (CARAC) for consultations on regulations and related standards and guidance.