Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Marginal note:Plans required for virtual elimination
79 (1) Where the Minister publishes in the Canada Gazette under subsection 77(6) a statement indicating that the proposed measure, as confirmed or amended, is the implementation of virtual elimination under subsection 65(3) in respect of a substance, the Minister shall in that statement require any person who is described in it to prepare and submit to the Minister a plan in respect of the substance in relation to the work, undertaking or activity of the person.
Marginal note:Content of plan
(2) Every person who is required to prepare and submit a plan under subsection (1)
(a) shall include in it a description of the proposed actions in respect of the implementation of virtual elimination under subsection 65(3) of the substance in relation to the work, undertaking or activity of the person and the period within which the proposed actions are to be completed; and
(b) may include in it relevant information respecting measurable quantities or concentrations of the substance, environmental or health risks and social, economic or technical matters.
Marginal note:Compliance with statement
(3) Every person to whom a statement referred to in subsection (1) is directed shall comply with it within the period specified in the statement.
Marginal note:Time delay
(4) The period of time to be specified in the statement shall begin no earlier than the date on which an order is made under subsection 90(1) adding the substance to the List of Toxic Substances in Schedule 1.
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