Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations, 1978 (SOR/78-417)

Regulations are current to 2014-09-01

Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations, 1978

SOR/78-417

ARCTIC WATERS POLLUTION PREVENTION ACT

Registration 1978-05-08

Regulations Respecting the Deposit of Oil in Arctic Waters for Experimental Purposes by Norcor Engineering and Research Limited

P.C. 1978-1498 1978-05-04

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to subsection 4(3) of the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations respecting the deposit of oil in Arctic Waters for experimental purposes by Norcor Engineering and Research Limited.

SHORT TITLE

 These Regulations may be cited as the Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations, 1978.

INTERPRETATION

 In these Regulations, “oil” means any hydrocarbons except coal and gas. (pétrole)

DEPOSIT OF OIL

 Subject to these Regulations, Norcor Engineering and Research Limited, of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories, may deposit oil in that portion of the arctic Ocean known as Hecla-griper Bay, north of Melville Island in the Northwest Territories for the purpose of a project of study or research to determine the behaviour of the oil in and under multi-year ice.

CONDITIONS

 No deposit of oil made pursuant to section 3 shall exceed 0.5 cubic metre and the aggregate of all such deposits shall not exceed 1.5 cubic metres.

  • SOR/79-355, s. 1.

 Norcor Engineering and Research Limited shall remedy any damage to property or the environment resulting from any deposit of oil made pursuant to section 3 within a reasonable period of time after completion of the project of study or research referred to in that section and, in any event, not later than September 30, 1984.

  • SOR/79-355, s. 1.