Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

Version of section 5.1 from 2005-06-28 to 2007-06-30:

Marginal note:Prohibition
  •  (1) No person or vessel shall deposit a substance that is harmful to migratory birds, or permit such a substance to be deposited, in waters or an area frequented by migratory birds or in a place from which the substance may enter such waters or such an area.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (2) No person or vessel shall deposit a substance or permit a substance to be deposited in any place if the substance, in combination with one or more substances, results in a substance — in waters or an area frequented by migratory birds or in a place from which it may enter such waters or such an area — that is harmful to migratory birds.

  • Marginal note:Saving

    (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply if

    • (a) the deposit is authorized under the Canada Shipping Act; or

    • (b) the substance is of a type and quantity, and the deposit is made under conditions, authorized under an Act of Parliament other than the Canada Shipping Act, or authorized by the Minister for scientific purposes.

  • 2005, c. 23, s. 4.
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