Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (SOR/2005-149)

Regulations are current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2012-05-04. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Rail consist

 In the case of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material that is transported by rail, the movement document may be replaced by a rail consist if it contains all of the information contained in the movement document.

Marginal note:Retention of movement document

 The exporter, the importer and every authorized carrier must keep a copy of the movement document at their principal place of business in Canada for a period of three years after the day on which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is imported.

PART 5RETURNS

Application

Marginal note:Returns

 This Part applies to the return of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material to

  • (a) Canada after it has been exported from Canada; and

  • (b) the country of export after it has been imported into Canada.

Returns to Canada

Marginal note:Notice
  •  (1) If the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is returned to Canada, the exporter that exported the waste or material from Canada must submit a notice to the Minister in writing, containing the following information:

    • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses, telephone number and, if applicable, electronic address and facsimile number of, and the name of the contact person for, the exporter, the foreign receiver and any authorized carriers that were not named in the original export permit;

    • (b) the name of each insurance company and the policy number for each insurance policy required under these Regulations;

    • (c) the reason for the return;

    • (d) the quantity of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material that will be returned using the same unit of measure as in the original export permit;

    • (e) if the quantity of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material to be returned is less than the quantity of waste or material exported from Canada, the reason for the difference;

    • (f) the port of entry through which the return will take place and the customs office at which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material will be reported;

    • (g) the notice reference number contained in the original export permit; and

    • (h) the line item number contained in the original export permit for the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material that will be returned.

  • Marginal note:Exporter

    (2) After an import permit is issued, the exporter must

    • (a) return the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material to the facility from which it was exported, using the authorized carriers and the port of entry named in the import permit;

    • (b) ensure that a copy of the import permit and a copy of the movement document with Parts A and B completed, clearly indicating that the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is being returned to Canada,

      • (i) accompanies the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material, and

      • (ii) is deposited at the customs office at which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is to be reported under section 12 of the Customs Act; and

    • (c) submit a copy of the movement document referred to in paragraph (b) to the Minister, every authorized carrier and if they ask for it, to the authorities of the province of export.

  • SOR/2012-99, ss. 11, 19.