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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 105 from 2023-06-13 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Adding living organisms to Domestic Substances List

  •  (1) The Minister shall, for the purpose of section 106, add to the Domestic Substances List maintained under section 66 any living organism if the Minister is satisfied that, between January 1, 1984 and December 31, 1986, the living organism

    • (a) was manufactured in or imported into Canada by any person; and

    • (b) entered or was released into the environment without being subject to conditions under this or any other Act of Parliament or of the legislature of a province.

  • Marginal note:Amendment of List

    (2) Where the Minister includes a living organism on the Domestic Substances List and subsequently learns that, between January 1, 1984 and December 31, 1986, the requirements set out in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) were not met, the Minister shall delete the substance from the List.

  • Marginal note:Publication of List

    (3) The Minister shall publish in the Canada Gazette the Domestic Substances List and any amendment to the List.

  • Marginal note:Designation

    (4) The Minister may, by order, designate any person or class of persons to exercise the powers and perform the duties and functions set out in this section.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 105
  • 2023, c. 12, s. 38

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