Marginal note:When security to be provided
8. (1) If the Minister requires security to be provided by an applicant for a permit, the security must be provided to the Minister at the time the permit is issued.
Marginal note:Amount of security
(2) The amount of security that may be required is $2,000,000.
Marginal note:Time security to be maintained
(3) The time during which the security must be maintained may not be longer than two years after the expiry date of the permit.
Marginal note:Content of permit
9. Each permit must set out
(a) the name of the permit holder;
(b) the name of the persons authorized to conduct activities in the Antarctic;
(c) the names of the vessels authorized to conduct activities in the Antarctic;
(d) a description of the authorized activities, including where those activities are to be conducted;
(e) a description of anything that the permit holder is allowed to remove from the Antarctic;
(f) the date of issuance of the permit;
(g) the date of expiry of the permit; and
(h) the conditions of the permit.
10. The Minister may include in a permit the condition that the permit is not valid if the application for the permit contained any false or misleading information or failed to include any relevant information that might reasonably have affected the Minister’s decision to issue the permit.
Marginal note:Permit not transferable
11. A permit is not transferable.
12. (1) The permit holder must
(a) ensure that all persons to whom the permit applies receive training designed to limit the impact of their activities on the Antarctic environment;
(b) inform all persons to whom the permit applies of the requirements of the permit and these Regulations, including the requirements relating to the waste management plan and the emergency plan;
(c) within the time required in the permit, provide the Minister with a written summary report on the activities conducted within the Antarctic;
(d) unless subsection (2) applies, declare in the written summary report that all of the conditions of the permit have been fully adhered to;
(e) provide the Minister with an itinerary for the activities, including the route to be followed;
(f) notify the Minister in advance about any significant changes to the itinerary, including changes to the route to be followed; and
(g) provide any additional information that is requested by the Minister, within 30 days after the day on which the request is made.
Marginal note:Failure to comply with condition
(2) If the permit holder or any other person to whom the permit applies fails to comply with a condition of the permit, the permit holder must give the Minister
(a) notice of that failure without delay and in any event within 30 days after the day on which the failure to comply occurs; and
(b) a written report, within 60 days after the day on which the failure to comply occurs, that identifies the condition and explains the failure to comply.
Marginal note:Possession and production of permits
(3) Every permit holder and every other person to whom the permit applies must
(a) either be in possession of the permit, or a numbered copy of the permit, or have ready access to it at all times while in the Antarctic; and
(b) produce the permit, or a numbered copy of the permit, on request to the Minister, an inspector designated by the Minister under subsection 45(1) of the Act or an observer designated under Article VII of the Treaty.
Marginal note:Permit on vessel
(4) A permit issued for a vessel must be kept on board the vessel.
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