International Boundary Waters Treaty Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. I-17)

Act current to 2015-11-16 and last amended on 2014-07-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Authority of analyst
  •  (1) An analyst may, at an inspector’s request, accompany them into a place for the purpose of assisting them to verify compliance with this Act.

  • Marginal note:Powers on entry

    (2) The analyst may, for that purpose,

    • (a) examine anything in the place;

    • (b) take samples of anything in the place; and

    • (c) conduct tests on, or take measurements of, anything in the place.

  • 2013, c. 12, s. 6.
Marginal note:Disposition of sample

 An inspector or analyst may dispose of a sample taken in the place in any manner that they consider appropriate.

  • 2013, c. 12, s. 6.
Marginal note:Entry on private property
  •  (1) For the purpose of gaining entry to a place referred to in subsection 20.2(1), an inspector and any analyst accompanying them may enter private property and pass through it, and are not liable for doing so. For greater certainty, no person has a right to object to that use of the property and no warrant is required for the entry, unless the property is a dwelling-house.

  • Marginal note:Accompanying person

    (2) A person may, at the inspector’s request, accompany the inspector to assist them to gain entry to the place referred to in subsection 20.2(1) and is not liable for doing so.

  • 2013, c. 12, s. 6.
Marginal note:Assistance

 The owner or person in charge of the place and every person in the place shall give all assistance that is reasonably required to enable the inspector to verify compliance with this Act and shall provide any documents, data or information that is reasonably required for that purpose.

  • 2013, c. 12, s. 6.
Marginal note:Certificate

 The Minister shall provide every inspector and analyst with a certificate of designation and, on entering a place, they shall produce the certificate to the person in charge of the place on request.

  • 2013, c. 12, s. 6.
Marginal note:Immunity

 An inspector and an analyst are not personally liable for anything they do or omit to do in good faith in carrying out their functions.

  • 2013, c. 12, s. 6.
Marginal note:Production of documents and samples
  •  (1) The Minister may, for the purpose of verifying compliance with this Act, by registered letter or by a demand served personally, require any person, within any reasonable time and in any reasonable manner that may be stipulated in the letter or demand,

    • (a) to produce at a place specified by the Minister any sample taken or any document; or

    • (b) to conduct any tests or take any measurements or samples there.

  • Marginal note:Compliance

    (2) Any person who is required to do anything under subsection (1) shall, despite any law to the contrary, comply with the requirement.

  • 2013, c. 12, s. 6.