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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 326 from 2023-06-22 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Regulations for compliance units systems

 The Governor in Council may, in the exercise of a regulation-making power under section 93, 118, 140, 167, 177 or 209, make regulations respecting systems relating to compliance units, including regulations providing for, or imposing requirements respecting,

  • (a) the substance, product containing a substance or quantity or concentration of the substance that is released or activity in relation to which the system is established;

  • (b) the methods and procedures for conducting sampling, analyses, tests, measurements or monitoring under the system;

  • (c) the description and nature of a compliance unit, including allowances, credits or coupons;

  • (d) the baselines to be used for comparison or control purposes in relation to the system and the maximum limits applicable to the system and the manner of determining those baselines and maximum limits;

  • (e) the conditions related to the creation, distribution, trade, sale, use, variation or cancellation of a compliance unit;

  • (f) the creation, operation and management of a public registry related to the system;

  • (g) the conditions for the use of and participation in the system, including environmental or temporal limits;

  • (h) reports and forms related to the system; and

  • (i) the maintenance of books and records for the administration of any regulation made under this section.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 326
  • 2023, c. 26, s. 620

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