Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations (SOR/2003-79)

Regulations are current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2011-09-30. Previous Versions

  •  (1) A person who, in a calendar year, recycles tetrachloroethylene in Canada shall

    • (a) maintain books and records respecting the recycling activity; and

    • (b) submit a report to the Minister, no later than April 30 of the following calendar year, in a form determined by the Minister and containing the information specified in Schedule 2.

  • (2) For the purpose of subsection (1), “recycle”, with respect to tetrachloroethylene, means recover and clean and includes reclaiming but does not include recycling or reclaiming tetrachloroethylene in a dry-cleaning machine.

  • SOR/2011-216, s. 6.

 A person who, in a calendar year, sells tetrachloroethylene to the owner or operator of a dry-cleaning machine shall

  • (a) maintain books and records respecting the sales; and

  • (b) submit a report to the Minister, no later than April 30 of the following calendar year, in a form determined by the Minister and containing the information specified in Schedule 3.

  • SOR/2011-216, s. 7.

 The owner or operator of a dry-cleaning facility who, in a calendar year, uses tetrachloroethylene shall

  • (a) maintain books and records respecting the purchase of tetrachloroethylene for dry cleaning, the transport of waste water or residue to a waste management facility or the treatment of waste water under paragraph 8(1)(b); and

  • (b) submit to the Minister a separate report for each dry-cleaning facility, no later than April 30 of the following calendar year, in a form determined by the Minister and containing the information specified in Schedule 4.

  • SOR/2011-216, s. 8.

 Any report submitted under this Part shall be signed and dated

  • (a) in the case of a corporation, by a person authorized to do so; and

  • (b) in any other case, by the person submitting the report or by a person authorized to act on behalf of that person.

 A person who is required under this Part to maintain books and records and to submit a report shall keep the books, records, a copy of the report and any documentation, including shipping records, supporting the information provided to the Minister, at the person’s principal place of business in Canada, or at the principal place of business in Canada of a representative of that person, for a period of five years after the end of the year in which the report is made.

COMING INTO FORCE

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), these Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

  • (2) Paragraph 5(e) comes into force on August 1, 2003.

  • (3) Section 3, paragraphs 5(a) to (c) and (f), and sections 8 to 16 come into force on January 1, 2004.