Federal Sustainable Development Act

Version of section 9 from 2010-12-15 to 2014-08-05:

Marginal note:Preparation
  •  (1) Within two years after this Act comes into force and within every three-year period after that, the Minister shall develop, in accordance with this section, a Federal Sustainable Development Strategy based on the precautionary principle.

  • Marginal note:Content

    (2) The Federal Sustainable Development Strategy shall set out federal sustainable development goals and targets and an implementation strategy for meeting each target and identify the minister responsible for meeting each target.

  • Marginal note:Consultation: first draft

    (3) The Minister shall submit a draft of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy to the Sustainable Development Advisory Council, the appropriate committee of each House of Parliament and the public for review and comment, for which the Minister shall allow a period of not less than 120 days.

  • Marginal note:Consultation: first draft

    (4) The Minister shall at the same time submit the draft of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy to the Commissioner for review and comment as to whether the targets and implementation strategies can be assessed, for which the Minister shall allow a period of not less than 120 days.

  • 2008, c. 33, s. 9;
  • 2010, c. 16, s. 2.