Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012
Marginal note:Environmental effects
(a) a change that may be caused to the following components of the environment that are within the legislative authority of Parliament:
(iv) any other component of the environment that is set out in Schedule 2;
(b) a change that may be caused to the environment that would occur
(c) with respect to aboriginal peoples, an effect occurring in Canada of any change that may be caused to the environment on
Marginal note:Exercise of power or performance of duty or function by federal authority
(2) However, if the carrying out of the physical activity, the designated project or the project requires a federal authority to exercise a power or perform a duty or function conferred on it under any Act of Parliament other than this Act, the following environmental effects are also to be taken into account:
(a) a change, other than those referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b), that may be caused to the environment and that is directly linked or necessarily incidental to a federal authority’s exercise of a power or performance of a duty or function that would permit the carrying out, in whole or in part, of the physical activity, the designated project or the project; and
(b) an effect, other than those referred to in paragraph (1)(c), of any change referred to in paragraph (a) on
Marginal note:Schedule 2
(3) The Governor in Council may, by order, amend Schedule 2 to add or remove a component of the environment.
- 2012, c. 19, s. 52 "5", c. 31, s. 425(F).
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