Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations, 1998
5. (1) No person shall import, without a permit issued under paragraph 33(1)(a), a controlled substance that is recovered, recycled, reclaimed, used or for destruction.
(2) A person who imports for reclamation a recovered, recycled, reclaimed or used controlled substance, other than methyl bromide, an HCFC, a bromofluorocarbon or bromochlorodifluoromethane, shall within six months after its importation export it back to the country of origin.
(3) No person shall import a recovered, recycled, reclaimed or used bromofluorocarbon or bromochlorodifluoromethane except if
(a) the bromofluorocarbon or bromochlorodifluoromethane will be used for an essential purpose in another country; and
(b) the bromofluorocarbon or bromochlorodifluoromethane will be exported to its country of destination within six months after its importation.
(4) Any person who fails to comply with subsection (2) or (3), despite being subject to the applicable subsection, shall destroy the controlled substance at a destruction facility that is operated in accordance with the Regulatory Standards for Destruction Facilities set out in the Handbook for the International Treaties for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, as amended from time to time, published by the Ozone Secretariat, United Nations Environment Programme, or export it for destruction no later than three months after the end of the six-month period referred to in the applicable subsection.
- SOR/2001-2, s. 4;
- SOR/2004-315, s. 4.
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