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Clean Fuel Regulations (SOR/2022-140)

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Regulations are current to 2024-02-20

SCHEDULE 5(Paragraphs 62(2)(c) and (d))Contents of Certification Scheme Operation Report

  • 1 The following information with respect to the person who is the scheme owner:

    • (a) their name, civic address, postal address, telephone number and, if any, email address;

    • (b) the name, title, civic address, postal address, telephone number and, if any, email address of the authorized agent; and

    • (c) the name, title, civic address, postal address, telephone number and, if any, email address of a contact person, unless the contact person is the authorized agent.

  • 2 The following information regarding the members of the certification scheme:

    • (a) the number of current members;

    • (b) the number of new members;

    • (c) the number of suspended members; and

    • (d) the number of members whose participation in the scheme has been terminated, as well as the reasons for the termination.

  • 3 The following information regarding the operation of the certification scheme:

    • (a) the number of years remaining in the approval period of the scheme;

    • (b) the changes made to the scope of the scheme;

    • (c) the quantity of certified feedstock, by type and country of origin;

    • (d) the number of audits conducted, by members of the scheme and by type of feedstock;

    • (e) the number of situations of non-conformity detected, by members of the scheme;

    • (f) the number of situations of non-conformity detected, by type and degree of severity; and

    • (g) the number of cases of fraud or irregularities detected.

  • 4 The following information regarding the design and operation of the management system of the certification scheme:

    • (a) a description of stakeholder involvement during the drafting and reviewing of the scheme as well as the responses given to any contributions by stakeholders;

    • (b) the criteria for the recognition and accreditation of certification bodies;

    • (c) the qualification requirements for auditors, according to their role;

    • (d) the impartiality requirements for certification bodies and auditors;

    • (e) the procedures for detecting and addressing non-conformity;

    • (f) the procedures for monitoring the certification bodies;

    • (g) the procedures for preventing fraud, including detection and resolution, and follow-up procedures for suspected fraud and other irregularities;

    • (h) a description of any complaints lodged against the certification scheme and the manner in which they were resolved; and

    • (i) an analysis of the scheme’s requirements, compared to industry’s actual best practices.

  • 5 A description of the procedures that permit an assessment of the availability of the following documents:

    • (a) a translation of the certification scheme’s requirements and procedures in the common language of the country or region from which any certified feedstock originates;

    • (b) a list of certified feedstock producers and their corresponding certificates; and

    • (c) any auditor reports.

  • 6 A description of any improvements made by the scheme owner to the certification scheme and, if the scheme owner has any recommendations regarding any matter related to the regulatory regime, those recommendations.

 

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