Cost Recovery Regulations (SOR/2012-146)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13

Cost Recovery Regulations

SOR/2012-146

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ACT, 2012

Registration 2012-07-06

Cost Recovery Regulations

P.C. 2012-971 2012-07-05

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to section 83 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012Footnote a, makes the annexed Cost Recovery Regulations.

Application

Marginal note:Application

 Subsection 59(1) of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (“the Act”) does not apply to the following proponents:

  • (a) a federal authority;

  • (b) the Commissioner in Council of the Northwest Territories, the Legislature of Yukon and an agency or body of those territories;

  • (c) the council of a band, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act; and

  • (d) a provincial government, except in the case of a provincial Crown corporation.

Services

Marginal note:Services

 The services provided by a third party that are set out in Part 1 of the schedule are prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 59(1)(b) of the Act.

Amounts to Be Paid

Marginal note:Responsibilities of the Agency

 The amounts referred to in column 2 of Part 2 of the schedule are prescribed for the expenses referred to in column 1 for the purposes of paragraph 59(1)(b) of the Act in relation to the exercise of the responsibilities of the Agency.

Marginal note:Responsibilities of a review panel

 The amounts referred to in column 2 of Part 3 of the schedule are prescribed for the expenses referred to in column 1 for the purposes of paragraph 59(1)(b) of the Act in relation to the exercise of the responsibilities of the members of a review panel.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:S.C. 2012, c. 19

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 52 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, chapter 19 of the Statutes of Canada, 2012, comes into force.

SCHEDULE(Sections 2 to 4)

PART 1

Third-Party Services

ItemServices
1

Travel:

  • (a) regular travel services

  • (b) chartered services

2Publication and printing (including professional desktop publishing, editing and English/French or French/English translation)
3

Distribution services:

4Telecommunications (including telephone and line installation, Internet, long-distance, teleconference and video conference services)
5Advertising and news wire services
6

Public meeting, panel hearing and panel meeting facilities and equipment, including

  • (a) hospitality

  • (b) simultaneous interpretation

  • (c) audio systems

  • (d) transcription services

  • (e) computer equipment

PART 2

Amounts Related to the Exercise of the Agency’S Responsibilities

ItemColumn 1Column 2
1Direct and attributable federal government employees’ salaries and benefit plans (EBP), including overhead and overtime charges

Salary per diem rates based on a productivity rate of 220 days/year and an EBP of 20% of total chargeable salaries using

  • (a) for employees represented by bargaining units, the rates of pay as established in collective agreements between Treasury Board and the bargaining units (the highest increment will be used for all classifications), or

  • (b) for excluded or unrepresented employees, the rates of pay established by Treasury Board under section 11.1 of the Financial Administration Act (the highest increment will be used for all classifications)

2Direct and attributable federal government employees’ travel expensesRates as per the Treasury Board Directive on the Management of Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences

PART 3

Amounts Related to the Exercise of the Responsibilities of Members of a Review Panel

ItemColumn 1Column 2
1Remuneration of review panel members:
(a) panel chairperson(a) $650 per day
(b) panel member(b) $500 per day
2Direct and attributable review panel members’ travel expensesRates as per the Treasury Board Directive on the Management of Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences
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