Marginal note:Disclosure of generic chemical identity
16. Where, pursuant to the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, a supplier is exempt from disclosing on a material safety data sheet or label the chemical identity of a controlled product or the chemical identity of any ingredient of a controlled product, the supplier shall disclose on the material safety data sheet or label the generic chemical identity of the controlled product or ingredient with as much precision as is consistent with the exemption.
- R.S., 1985, c. H-3, s. 16;
- R.S., 1985, c. 24 (3rd Supp.), s. 1.
Marginal note:Interim orders — regulations
16.1 (1) The Minister may make an interim order that contains any provision that may be contained in a regulation made under this Part if the Minister believes that immediate action is required to deal with a significant risk, direct or indirect, to health or safety.
Marginal note:Interim orders — sections 17 and 18
(2) The Minister may make an interim order in which any power referred to in sections 17 and 18 is deemed to be exercised, if the Minister believes that immediate action is required to deal with a significant risk, direct or indirect, to health or safety.
Marginal note:Cessation of effect
(3) An interim order has effect from the time that it is made but ceases to have effect on the earliest of
(a) 14 days after it is made, unless it is approved by the Governor in Council,
(b) the day on which it is repealed,
(c) in the case of an interim order made under subsection (1), the day on which a regulation made under this Part that has the same effect as the interim order comes into force and, in the case of an interim order made under subsection (2), the day on which an order made by the Governor in Council under this Part that has the same effect as the interim order comes into force, and
(d) one year after the interim order is made or any shorter period that may be specified in the interim order.
Marginal note:Contravention of unpublished order
(4) No person shall be convicted of an offence consisting of a contravention of an interim order that, at the time of the alleged contravention, had not been published in the Canada Gazette unless it is proved that, at the time of the alleged contravention, the person had been notified of the interim order or reasonable steps had been taken to bring the purport of the interim order to the notice of those persons likely to be affected by it.
Marginal note:Exemption from Statutory Instruments Act
(5) An interim order
(6) For the purpose of any provision of this Part other than this section and section 19, any reference to regulations made under this Act is deemed to include interim orders, and any reference to a regulation made under a specified provision of this Act is deemed to include a reference to the portion of an interim order containing any provision that may be contained in a regulation made under the specified provision.
Marginal note:Tabling of order
(7) A copy of each interim order must be tabled in each House of Parliament within 15 days after it is made.
Marginal note:House not sitting
(8) In order to comply with subsection (7), the interim order may be sent to the Clerk of the House if the House is not sitting.
- 2004, c. 15, s. 68.
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