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

Regulations are current to 2014-09-01 and last amended on 2012-05-04. Previous Versions

Movement Document — Transits Through Canada

Marginal note:Application

 Sections 24 to 27 apply to the transit of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material through Canada.

Marginal note:Movement document reference number

 The Minister shall provide a movement document reference number to any person who requests one for the purpose of completing a movement document.

Marginal note:Authorized carrier
  •  (1) At the time the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material enters Canada, the authorized carrier must ensure that the foreign exporter has completed Part A of a movement document and that the movement document reference number provided by the Minister is indicated on the movement document.

  • Marginal note:Authorized carriers

    (2) Every authorized carrier that transports the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material must complete Part B of the movement document and provide it and a copy of the transit permit to the next authorized carrier on delivery of the waste or material to that carrier.

  • Marginal note:Copy of movement document

    (3) Within three working days after the day on which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material exits Canada, the authorized carrier that transports the waste or material out of Canada must send a copy of the movement document completed in accordance with subsections (1) and (2) to the Minister.

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

 If the authorized carrier has a place of business in Canada, the 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 exits Canada.

Movement Document — Transits Through a Country Other than Canada

Marginal note:Application

 Sections 29 to 32 apply to the transit of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material where Canada is the country of origin and the country of destination.

Marginal note:Movement document reference number

 The Minister shall provide a movement document reference number to any exporter who requests one for the purpose of completing a movement document.

Marginal note:Exporter
  •  (1) At the time the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material exits Canada, the exporter must complete Part A of a movement document, indicate the movement document reference number provided by the Minister and provide a copy of the movement document and a copy of the transit permit to the first authorized carrier.

  • Marginal note:First authorized carrier

    (2) Immediately on receipt of the movement document, the first authorized carrier must complete Part B of the movement document and provide a copy to the exporter.

  • Marginal note:Copy of movement document

    (3) Within three working days after the day on which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material exits Canada, the exporter must send a copy of the movement document completed in accordance with subsections (1) and (2) to

    • (a) the Minister; and

    • (b) the authorities of the province of export, if they ask for it.

  • Marginal note:Other authorized carriers

    (4) Every authorized carrier that transports the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material must complete Part B of the movement document and provide it and a copy of the transit permit on delivery of the waste or material to the next carrier or the importer, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Exporter

    (5) The exporter must ensure that Part B of the movement document is completed by every authorized carrier that transports the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material.

  • Marginal note:Copy of movement document

    (6) Within three working days after the day on which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is delivered to the authorized facility, the importer must complete Part C of the movement document and must send a copy of the completed movement document to

    • (a) the Minister;

    • (b) the authorities of the province of import, if they ask for it;

    • (c) the exporter; and

    • (d) every authorized carrier of the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material.

  • SOR/2012-99, s. 19.