Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012

Version of section 59 from 2012-07-06 to 2017-06-21:

Marginal note:Proponent’s obligation to pay costs
  •  (1) For the Agency to recover its costs in relation to the environmental assessment of a designated project, the proponent of the designated project must pay to the Agency

    • (a) if the environmental assessment is conducted by the Agency, any costs that the Agency incurs for prescribed services provided by a third party in the course of the environmental assessment and any prescribed amounts that are related to the exercise of its responsibilities in relation to the environmental assessment; and

    • (b) if the environmental assessment is referred to a review panel under section 38, any costs that the review panel and the Agency incur for prescribed services provided by a third party in the course of the environmental assessment and any prescribed amounts that are related to the exercise of its responsibilities or to those of the members of the review panel, in relation to the environmental assessment.

  • Marginal note:User Fees Act

    (2) The User Fees Act does not apply to the costs and amounts referred to in subsection (1) that are fixed at the time of the coming into force of this Act.

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