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PART 3Administration (continued)

Registration (continued)

Marginal note:Provision of information

  •  (1) Information that is required under section 54 to be in a registration report provided to the Minister may be provided to the Minister via an approved entity.

  • Marginal note:Deemed provision of registration report

    (2) If all of the information required to be in a registration report is provided to the Minister via an approved entity, the operator for that facility must notify the Minister to that effect. The registration report is deemed to have been provided to the Minister on the day on which the Minister receives that notice.

  • Marginal note:Approval of entity

    (3) The Minister may approve an entity for the purpose of subsection (1) if the Minister concludes an arrangement with the entity under which information referred to in section 54 that is provided to the entity is accessible to the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Publication of approved entities

    (4) The Minister must publish a list of approved entities in the Environmental Registry established under section 12 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

  • Marginal note:Withdrawal of approval

    (5) The Minister may withdraw the approval of an entity and publish a notice to that effect in the Environmental Registry.

Record-making and Updating and Keeping of Documents

Marginal note:Record-making and updates

  •  (1) A record that is required to be made under these Regulations must be made within 30 days after the day on which the information to be recorded becomes available. The record must be updated within 30 days after the information to be updated becomes available.

  • Marginal note:Record-keeping — indefinite

    (2) A record, along with supporting documents, of information that applies on an ongoing basis must be kept indefinitely until an update is required.

  • Marginal note:Record-keeping — five years

    (3) If an update referred to in subsection (2) is required, the record of the information, along with its supporting documents, as recorded before the updating must be kept for five years after the updating.

  • Marginal note:Record-keeping — five years

    (4) A record, along with supporting documents, of information that applies only in respect of a given day, must be kept for five years after that given day.

  • Marginal note:Document-keeping

    (5) A document that is required to be kept under these Regulations must be kept for five years.

  • Marginal note:Place kept

    (6) The records and documents must be kept at the upstream oil and gas facility to which they relate or at another place in Canada where they can be inspected.

  • Marginal note:Provision of records

    (7) On the Minister’s request, the operator must, within 60 days after the day on which the request was made, provide any of the records or documents kept to the Minister.

Consequential Amendment to the Regulations Designating Regulatory Provisions for Purposes of Enforcement (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

 [Amendment]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:January 1, 2020

 
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