PCB Waste Export Regulations, 1996 (SOR/97-109)

Regulations are current to 2016-09-18

Alternative Arrangements

 Where a PCB waste was exported but as a result of an unforeseen event cannot be received or disposed of in accordance with the contract, series of contracts or arrangement referred to in paragraphs 10(h) and (i), the exporter shall immediately so notify the Chief and the U.S. EPA and

  • (a) make such arrangements as may be approved by the Chief and the U.S. EPA, for the PCB waste to be both temporarily stored and disposed of within the 90 days after the date of delivery or within such longer period as the exporter, the Chief and the U.S. EPA may agree on; or

  • (b) make such arrangements as may be approved by the Chief and the U.S. EPA to return the PCB waste to the exporter’s facility in Canada.

Liability Insurance

  •  (1) Exporters and carriers of PCB waste shall have insurance in respect of

    • (a) any third-party damages for which the exporter or carrier is responsible; and

    • (b) any costs imposed by the applicable laws on the exporter or carrier for cleaning up the environment in respect of any PCB waste that is released into the environment.

  • (2) In the case of exporters, the amount of insurance in respect of each export of PCB waste shall be at least $5,000,000.

  • (3) In the case of carriers, the amount of insurance in respect of each shipment of PCB waste shall be the amount required by the laws of the country in which the PCB waste is carried.

  • (4) The insurance shall cover liability from the time PCB waste leaves the shipping site of the exporter to the time an authorized facility accepts delivery of the PCB waste for disposal.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on February 4, 1997.

 
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