Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 135 from 2012-06-29 to 2014-09-23:

Marginal note:Regulations
  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Division and Schedule 6, including regulations

    • (a) for carrying out and giving effect to the provisions of the Convention or the Protocol;

    • (b) defining the expression Canadian platform or other structure;

    • (b.1) respecting time limits for issuing permits under subsection 127(1) or for refusing to issue them, specifying the circumstances under which any of those time limits do not apply and authorizing the Minister to extend any of those time limits or to decide that a time limit does not apply when the Minister considers that it is appropriate to do so;

    • (c) respecting the report referred to in subsection 130(4);

    • (d) respecting the conduct of sampling, analyses, tests, measurements or monitoring;

    • (e) respecting the conditions, test procedures and laboratory practices to be followed for sampling, analysing, testing, measuring or monitoring;

    • (f) respecting the monitoring of disposal sites;

    • (g) specifying, for the purpose of paragraph 122(2)(e), areas of the sea adjacent to areas referred to in any of paragraphs 122(2)(a) to (d);

    • (h) limiting the quantity or concentration of a substance contained in waste or other matter for disposal; and

    • (i) prescribing any other thing that by this Division is to be prescribed.

  • Marginal note:Amendments to Schedules 5 and 6

    (2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, by order, amend Schedules 5 and 6.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (3) The Minister may make regulations

    • (a) prescribing the form of an application for a Canadian permit;

    • (b) specifying the information required to be contained in or to accompany an application referred to in paragraph (a);

    • (c) specifying acts or omissions that constitute a disposal for the purposes of paragraph (g) of the definition disposal in subsection 122(1);

    • (d) specifying, for the purposes of paragraph (h) of the definition disposal in subsection 122(1), the operations that are deemed to be, or deemed not to be, the normal operations of a ship, an aircraft, a platform or another structure or of any equipment on a ship, an aircraft, a platform or another structure;

    • (e) specifying, for the purposes of subsections 125(1) to (3.1), disposals that are deemed to be, or deemed not to be, disposals of substances referred to in paragraph (h) of the definition disposal in subsection 122(1), which specifications may refer, among other things, to any quantity or concentration of any substance or to any place or area; and

    • (f) specifying, for the purposes of section 126, the operations that are deemed to be, or deemed not to be, normal operations of ships, including Canadian ships.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 135;
  • 2005, c. 23, s. 26;
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 161.
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