Comprehensive Study List Regulations (SOR/94-638)

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Comprehensive Study List Regulations

SOR/94-638

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ACT

Registration 1994-10-07

Regulations Prescribing Those Projects and Classes of Projects for Which a Comprehensive Study is Required

P.C. 1994-1687 1994-10-07

Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that certain projects and classes of projects are likely to have significant adverse environmental effects;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to paragraph 59(d) of the Canadian Environmental Assessment ActFootnote *, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations prescribing those projects and classes of projects for which a comprehensive study is required, effective on the day on which section 59 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Actcomes into force.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Comprehensive Study List Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

abandonment

abandonment does not include the temporary cessation of the operation of a physical work; (fermeture)

aerodrome

aerodrome means aerodrome as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act; (aérodrome)

airport

airport means airport as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act; (aéroport)

Class IA nuclear facility

Class IA nuclear facility has the meaning assigned in section 1 of the Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations; (installation nucléaire de catégorie IA)

Class IB nuclear facility

Class IB nuclear facility has the meaning assigned in section 1 of the Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations; (installation nucléaire de catégorie IB)

decommissioning

decommissioning does not include the cessation of the operation of a physical work; (désaffectation)

exploratory drilling

exploratory drilling[Repealed, SOR/2005-335, s. 1]

hazardous waste

hazardous waste has the meaning assigned in subsection 2(1) of the Export and Import of Hazardous Wastes Regulations but does not include nuclear substances; (déchets dangereux)

historic canal

historic canal means a historic canal set out in column I of an item of Schedule I to the Historic Canals Regulations; (canal historique)

long-range development plan

long-range development plan means a plan for the development and operation of a commercial ski area prepared for the approval of the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency; (plan d’aménagement à long terme)

management plan

management plan means a management plan in respect of a national park, national park reserve, national historic site or historic canal that has been laid before each House of Parliament; (plan de gestion)

marine terminal

marine terminal means

  • (a) an area normally used for berthing ships and includes wharves, bulkheads, quays, piers, docks, submerged lands, and areas, structures and equipment that are

    • (i) connected with the movement of goods between ships and shore and their associated storage areas, including areas, structures and equipment used for the receiving, handling, holding, consolidating, loading or delivery of waterborne shipments, or

    • (ii) used for the receiving, holding, regrouping, embarcation or landing of waterborne passengers; and

  • (b) any area adjacent to the areas, structures and equipment referred to in paragraph (a) that is used for their maintenance.

It does not include

  • (c) production, processing or manufacturing areas that include docking facilities used exclusively in respect of those areas; or

  • (d) the storage facilities related to the areas referred to in paragraph (c); (terminal maritime)

migratory bird sanctuary

migratory bird sanctuary means an area set out in the schedule to the Migratory Bird Sanctuary Regulations; (refuge d’oiseaux migrateurs)

national historic site

national historic site means a place that is commemorated under section 3 of the Historic Sites and Monuments Act and is under the administration of the Parks Canada Agency; (lieu historique national)

national park

national park means

  • (a) a park described in Schedule 1 to the Canada National Parks Act, and

  • (b) a park established pursuant to a federal-provincial agreement that is under the responsibility of the Parks Canada Agency and is not described in Schedule 1 to the Canada National Parks Act; (parc national)

national park reserve

national park reserve means

  • (a) a national park reserve of Canada named and described in Schedule 2 to the Canada National Parks Act, and

  • (b) a national park reserve that is under the responsibility of the Parks Canada Agency and that is not described in Schedule 2 to the Canada National Parks Act; (réserve à vocation de parc national)

new right of way

new right of way means land that is subject to a right of way that is proposed to be developed for an electrical transmission line, an oil and gas pipeline, a railway line, or an all-season public highway and that is not alongside and contiguous to an existing right of way; (nouvelle emprise)

nuclear facility

nuclear facility has the meaning assigned in section 2 of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act; (installation nucléaire)

nuclear substance

nuclear substance has the meaning assigned in section 2 of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act; (substance nucléaire)

offshore

offshore means located in

oil and gas pipeline

oil and gas pipeline means a pipeline that is used, or is to be used, for the transmission of hydrocarbons alone or with any other commodity; (pipeline d’hydrocarbures)

paper product

paper product includes paper, coated paper, paperboard, hardboard, boxboard, linerboard, insulating board, building board, corrugating medium, tissue, moulded cellulose product and any other product directly derived from pulp, but does not include viscose, rayon, cellophane or any other cellulose derivative; (produit de papier)

pulp

pulp means processed cellulose fibres that are derived from wood, other plant material or recycled paper products; (pâte)

pulp and paper mill

pulp and paper mill means a mill that produces pulp and paper products, but does not include a mill that produces paper products only; (fabrique de pâtes et papiers)

right of way

right of way means land that is subject to a right of way and that is developed for an electrical transmission line, an oil and gas pipeline, a railway or an all-season public highway; (emprise)

uranium mill

uranium mill means a mill as defined in section 1 of the Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations; (usine de concentration d’uranium)

uranium mine

uranium mine means a mine, as defined in section 1 of the Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations; (mine d’uranium)

waste management system

waste management system has the meaning assigned in section 1 of the Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations; (système de gestion des déchets)

water body

water body means any water body, including a canal, reservoir, an ocean and a wetland, up to the high-water mark, but does not include a sewage or waste treatment lagoon or a mine tailings pond; (plan d’eau)

wetland

wetland means a swamp, marsh, bog, fen or other land that is covered by water during at least three consecutive months of the year; (terres humides)

wildlife area

wildlife area means wildlife area as defined in section 2 of the Wildlife Area Regulations. (réserve d’espèces sauvages)

  • SOR/99-439, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-282, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-352, s. 1
  • SOR/2005-335, s. 1
  • SOR/2006-175, ss. 1, 4(F)
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 117
 
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