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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 89 from 2023-06-13 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Ministers, make regulations

    • (a) respecting substances or establishing groups of substances for the purposes of the provision of information under section 81 or 82, including groups of inanimate biotechnology products, polymers, research and development substances and substances manufactured only for export;

    • (b) prescribing maximum exempt quantities for the purpose of paragraph 81(6)(e);

    • (c) respecting the information to be provided to the Minister under subsection 81(1), (3) or (4) or section 82;

    • (d) prescribing dates on or before which information shall be provided under subsection 81(1), (3) or (4);

    • (e) respecting the maintenance of books and records for the administration of any regulation made under this section;

    • (f) prescribing the purpose for which a substance must be used so as to permit the waiver of information requirements under subsection 81(8);

    • (g) prescribing periods within which the Ministers shall assess information under subsection 83(1);

    • (h) respecting the conditions, test procedures and laboratory practices to be followed in developing test data on a substance in order to comply with the information requirements of section 81 or 82 or requests for information under paragraph 84(1)(c);

    • (i) prescribing quantities for the purpose of section 87;

    • (i.1) prescribing information that shall be provided to the Minister under subsection 87(5);

    • (j) prescribing the manner of determining a name for a substance for the purpose of section 88; and

    • (k) generally for carrying out the purposes and provisions of sections 66 to 66.2 and 80 to 88.

  • Marginal note:Prescribed assessment period

    (2) For the purposes of sections 81 and 83, where no assessment period is prescribed or specified with respect to a substance, the prescribed assessment period is 90 days after the Minister is provided with the prescribed information.

  • Marginal note:Prescription of quantities

    (3) Regulations made under paragraph (1)(b) or (i) may prescribe quantities in respect of a substance in terms of

    • (a) whether or not the substance is on the Non-domestic Substances List or is a member of a group of substances established by regulations made under paragraph (1)(a); or

    • (b) the purposes for which the substance is manufactured or imported.

  • Marginal note:Prescription of information and assessment periods

    (4) Regulations made under paragraph (1)(c), (d) or (g) may prescribe information, dates or periods in respect of a substance in terms of

    • (a) whether or not the substance is on the Non-domestic Substances List or is a member of a group of substances established by regulations made under paragraph (1)(a);

    • (b) the purposes for which the substance is manufactured or imported; or

    • (c) the quantity in which the substance is manufactured or imported.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 89
  • 2017, c. 26, s. 25
  • 2023, c. 12, s. 28

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