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Solvent Degreasing Regulations (SOR/2003-283)

Regulations are current to 2021-06-28 and last amended on 2018-02-02. Previous Versions

Reporting and Record Keeping — Sales of Solvent

 Every person who sells a solvent for use in degreasing shall

  • (a) submit a report containing the information specified in Schedule 7 to the Minister on a form provided by the Minister, no later than 30 days after the end of the year in which the sale occurs; and

  • (b) keep a copy of the report and any documents, including shipping records, supporting the information provided to the Minister or showing quantities of solvent purchased, returned or transferred, or sent to a waste management facility, at the seller’s principal place of business in Canada, for a period of five years after the year of the sale.

  • SOR/2011-301, s. 2(E)
  • SOR/2018-11, s. 17(F)

Signature of Documents

 Any application, notice or report submitted to the Minister under these Regulations shall

  • (a) in the case of a corporation, be signed and dated by a person authorized to do so; and

  • (b) in any other case, be signed and dated by the person submitting the document, or by a person authorized to act on behalf of that person.

Refusal or Cancellation

  •  (1) The Minister may refuse to issue a consumption unit or may cancel a consumption unit if the person requesting it or the user, as the case may be, has submitted any false or misleading information.

  • (2) The Minister shall not refuse to issue, or shall not cancel, a consumption unit unless the Minister

    • (a) has provided the person requesting the issuance or the user, as the case may be, with written reasons for refusing to issue the consumption unit or for cancelling it; and

    • (b) has allowed that person a period of at least 30 days after sending the notice in which to make oral or written representations in respect of the refusal or cancellation.

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

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