Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012
Marginal note:Federal authority
7 A federal authority must not exercise any power or perform any duty or function conferred on it under any Act of Parliament other than this Act that would permit a designated project to be carried out in whole or in part unless
(a) the Agency makes a decision under paragraph 10(b) that no environmental assessment of the designated project is required and posts that decision on the Internet site; or
(b) the decision statement with respect to the designated project that is issued under subsection 31(3) or section 54 to the proponent of the designated project indicates that the designated project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects or that the significant adverse environmental effects that it is likely to cause are justified in the circumstances.
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