Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (S.C. 1999, c. 33)

Act current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2014-03-28. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Incineration
  •  (1) No person shall incinerate a substance on board a ship, a platform or another structure in an area of the sea referred to in any of paragraphs 122(2)(a) to (e) unless

    • (a) the substance is waste generated on board the ship, platform or other structure during normal operations; or

    • (b) the incineration is done in accordance with a permit issued under subsection 128(2).

  • Marginal note:Incineration by ship

    (1.1) No ship shall incinerate a substance on board the ship in an area of the sea referred to in any of paragraphs 122(2)(a) to (e) unless

    • (a) the substance is waste generated on board the ship during normal operations; or

    • (b) the incineration is done in accordance with a permit issued under subsection 128(2).

  • Marginal note:Incineration in waters under foreign jurisdiction, etc.

    (2) No person shall incinerate a substance on board a Canadian ship or a Canadian platform or other structure in an area of the sea referred to in paragraph 122(2)(f) or (g) unless

    • (a) the substance is waste generated on board the Canadian ship or the Canadian platform or other structure during normal operations; or

    • (b) the incineration is done in accordance with a permit issued under subsection 128(2).

  • Marginal note:Incineration by Canadian ship in waters under foreign jurisdiction

    (3) No Canadian ship shall, in an area of the sea referred to in paragraph 122(2)(f) or (g), incinerate a substance on board the ship unless

    • (a) the substance is waste generated on board the ship during normal operations; or

    • (b) the incineration is done in accordance with a permit issued under subsection 128(2).

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 126;
  • 2005, c. 23, s. 23.

Permits

Marginal note:Minister may issue permit
  •  (1) The Minister may, on application, issue permits authorizing the loading for disposal and disposal of waste or other matter.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (2) An application for a permit must

    • (a) be in the prescribed form;

    • (b) contain the information that may be prescribed or that may be required by the Minister for the purpose of complying with Schedule 6;

    • (c) be accompanied by the prescribed fees; and

    • (d) be accompanied by evidence that notice of the application was published in a newspaper circulating in the vicinity of the loading or disposal described in the application or in any other publication specified by the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Factors for consideration

    (3) Before issuing a permit under subsection (1), the Minister shall comply with Schedule 6 and shall take into account any factors that the Minister considers necessary.