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

Act current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2014-09-24. Previous Versions

PART 10ENFORCEMENT

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

“conveyance”

« moyen de transport »

“conveyance” includes any vehicle, ship or aircraft.

“foreign national”

« étranger »

“foreign national” has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

“place”

« lieu »

“place” includes any platform anchored at sea, shipping container or conveyance.

“substance”

« substance »

“substance” includes hazardous wastes, hazardous recyclable material or non-hazardous waste, as those expressions are defined by regulations made under section 191, and waste or other matter listed in Schedule 5.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 216;
  • 2005, c. 23, s. 28.

Definition of “ship that is not a Canadian ship”

  •  (1) For the purpose of subsections 217(6), 218(16) and (17) and 220(5.1) and section 275.1, a “ship that is not a Canadian ship” does not include a ship that

    • (a) that is not registered, listed or licensed under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 or under the laws of another state but is owned by one or more persons each of whom is

      • (i) a Canadian citizen,

      • (ii) in the case of a vessel that is not required to be registered, listed or licensed under that Act, a person who is resident and domiciled in Canada, or

      • (iii) a corporation incorporated under the laws of Canada or a province, that has its principal place of business in Canada; or

    • (b) that is not registered, listed or licensed under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 but is owned or operated by Her Majesty in right of Canada.

  • Definition of “committed in the course of enforcement of this Act”

    (2) For the purpose of subsections 217(4) and 271.1(2), sections 275.1 and 278.1 and subsections 279(1) and (3), “committed in the course of enforcement of this Act” means committed by or against a person who is engaged in carrying out duties or functions, or exercising a power, under this Act or a person acting under their direction and control.

  • 2005, c. 23, ss. 29, 51.