Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-10-20:


Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in Division 8 of Part 7 of the Act and in these Regulations.

Act

Loi

Act means the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. (Loi)

authorities of the country

autorités du pays

authorities of the country means the competent authorities designated in the Compilation of Country Fact Sheets (CFS), Basel Convention Series No. 01/04, as amended from time to time, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. (autorités du pays)

authorized carrier

transporteur agréé

authorized carrier means a carrier that is authorized by the authorities of the jurisdiction in which the waste or material is transported, to transport the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material that is to be exported, imported or conveyed in transit. (transporteur agréé)

authorized facility

installation agréée

authorized facility means a facility that is authorized by the authorities of the jurisdiction in which the facility is located to

  • (a) dispose of the hazardous waste being exported or imported using an operation set out in Schedule 1; or

  • (b) recycle the hazardous recyclable material being exported or imported using an operation set out in Schedule 2. (installation agréée)

Canada-USA Agreement

accord Canada-États-Unis

Canada-USA Agreement means the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America Concerning the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste, which entered into force on November 8, 1986, as amended from time to time. (accord Canada-États-Unis)

Convention

Convention

Convention means the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, which entered into force on May 5, 1992. (Convention)

foreign exporter

expéditeur étranger

foreign exporter means the person who exports hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material from a country other than Canada. (expéditeur étranger)

foreign receiver

destinataire étranger

foreign receiver means the person who imports hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material into a country other than Canada. (destinataire étranger)

movement document

document de mouvement

movement document means the form set out in Schedule 9. (document de mouvement)

notice

notification

notice means the notice of export, import or transit referred to in paragraph 185(1)(a) of the Act. (notification)

OECD Decision C(94)152/Final

décision C(94)152/Final de l’OCDE

OECD Decision C(94)152/Final means Decision C(88)90/Final of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Decision of the Council on Transfrontier Movements of Hazardous Wastes, dated May 27, 1988, as amended by Decision C(94)152/Final, Decision of the Council Amending the Decision on Transfrontier Movements of Hazardous Wastes, dated July 28, 1994. (décision C(94)152/Final de l’OCDE)

OECD Decision C(2001)107/Final

décision C(2001)107/Final de l’OCDE

OECD Decision C(2001)107/Final means Decision C(2001)107/Final of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Decision of the Council Concerning the Revision of Decision C(92)39/FINAL on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Wastes Destined for Recovery Operations, dated May 21, 2002. (décision C(2001)107/Final de l’OCDE)

permit

permis

permit means the export, import or transit permit referred to in paragraph 185(1)(b) of the Act. (permis)

registration number

numéro d’immatriculation

registration number means the number assigned by a province or country indicating the authority to undertake an activity with respect to a hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material. (numéro d’immatriculation)

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