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Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2006-06-16 Active A0038C Air Transportation (2006-06-16) A0038C

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause in contracts covering air charters for the transportation of goods and passengers.

Contracting officers are reminded that the word "Identified User" needs to be defined in the standing offer to ensure that the identity of the user is clearly established.

Legal text for SACC item

  1. The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10, the Aeronautics Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-2, the Canadian Aviation Regulations, SOR/96-433 and with all regulations, directions, orders and rules made pursuant to those Acts which are applicable to the services to be performed under the Contract. In particular, the Contractor must hold a valid Air Operator Certificate issued by Transport Canada and a valid licence issued by the Canadian Transportation Agency.
  2. The pilot-in-command of the aircraft must receive and act upon instructions given by the authorized representative of the Identified User in respect of the scheduling and operational use of the aircraft, subject to the serviceability and weather conditions.
  3. When, for safety or other reasons, the Contractor or pilot-in-command temporarily suspends a flight or any portion of the specified service, the Identified User will have the right to demand a written statement of cause.
  4. The aircraft provided for the purpose of this charter must be equipped with serviceable radio equipment capable of transmitting and receiving on frequencies in use at departure, en route and destination; and with an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT).