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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 602.144 from 2021-07-07 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) No person shall give an interception signal or an instruction to land except

    • (a) a peace officer, an officer of a police authority or an officer of the Canadian Armed Forces acting within the scope of their duties; or

    • (b) a person authorized to do so by the Minister pursuant to subsection (2).

  • (2) The Minister may authorize a person to give an interception signal or an instruction to land if such authorization is in the public interest and is not likely to affect aviation safety.

  • (3) The pilot-in-command of an aircraft who receives an instruction to land from a person referred to in subsection (1) shall, subject to any direction received from an air traffic control unit, comply with the instruction.

  • (4) The pilot-in-command of an intercepting aircraft and the pilot-in-command of an intercepted aircraft shall comply with the rules of interception set out in the Canada Flight Supplement.

  • SOR/2021-152, s. 18

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