The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. R-1128

Wednesday, the 17th of
January, A.D. 1968

In the matter of Section 314B of the Railway Act and regulations governing applications to abandon the operation of branch lines under Section 314B of the Railway Act:

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D.H. Jones
Commissioner

H.J. Darling
Commissioner

H. H. Griffin
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. R. Irwin
Commissioner

A. S. Kirk
Commissioner

J. M. Woodard
Commissioner

Whereas Section 314B of the Railway Act provides that if a company desires to abandon the operation of a branch line, the company shall, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Commission in that regard, file with the Commission an application to abandon the operation of that line; and

Whereas Subsection (3) of Section 17 of the National Transportation Act provides that a committee of the Commission may, in accordance with the rules and reg- ulations of the Commission, exercise all the powers and duties of the Commission and the orders, rules or directions made or issued by a committee of the Commission have effect, subject to subsection (4) as though they were made or issued by the Commission; and

Whereas pursuant to General Rules of the Commission, the Railway Transport Committee is directed to perform all functions of the Commission under the Railway Act; and

Whereas it is expedient to make regulations governing applications to abandon the operation of branch lines;

The Railway Transport Committee of the Canadian Transport Commission hereby makes the annexed regulations cited:

"Regulations Governing Applications to Abandon the Operation of Branch Lines Under Section 314B of The Railway Act" to come into force on the 17th day of January, 1968."

Dated at Ottawa, this 17th day of January, 1968.

C.W. Rump
Secretary,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.