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Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 143 from 2007-06-22 to 2018-05-22:

Marginal note:Advertisement of availability of railway line for continued rail operations

  •  (1) The railway company shall advertise the availability of the railway line, or any operating interest that the company has in it, for sale, lease or other transfer for continued operation and its intention to discontinue operating the line if it is not transferred.

  • Marginal note:Content of advertisement

    (2) The advertisement must include a description of the railway line and how it or the operating interest is to be transferred, whether by sale, lease or otherwise, and an outline of the steps that must be taken before the operation of the line may be discontinued, including

    • (a) a statement that the advertisement is directed to persons interested in buying, leasing or otherwise acquiring the railway line, or the railway company’s operating interest in it, for the purpose of continuing railway operations; and

    • (b) the date by which interested persons must make their interest known in writing to the company, but that date must be at least sixty days after the first publication of the advertisement.

  • Marginal note:Disclosure of agreement with public passenger service provider

    (3) The advertisement must also disclose the existence of any agreement between the railway company and a public passenger service provider in respect of the operation of a passenger rail service on the railway line.

  • (4) [Repealed, 2007, c. 19, s. 36]

  • 1996, c. 10, s. 143
  • 2007, c. 19, s. 36

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