Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
114 (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Ministers, make regulations
(a) respecting living organisms or establishing groups of living organisms for the purposes of the provision of information under section 106 or 107, including those that are exotic or indigenous, research and development living organisms and living organisms manufactured only for export, and designating ecozones or groups of ecozones;
(b) prescribing conditions and circumstances for the purpose of paragraph 106(6)(b);
(c) respecting the information that shall be provided to the Minister under subsection 106(1), (2), (3) or (4) or section 107 and the form and manner in which it is to be provided;
(d) prescribing dates on or before which information shall be provided under subsection 106(1), (2), (3) or (4);
(e) respecting the maintenance of books and records for the administration of any regulation made under this section;
(f) prescribing the purpose for which a living organism must be used so as to permit the waiver of information requirements under subsection 106(8);
(g) prescribing periods within which the Ministers shall assess information under subsection 108(1);
(h) respecting the conditions, test procedures and laboratory practices to be followed in developing test data on a living organism in order to comply with the information requirements of section 106 or 107 or requests for information under paragraph 109(1)(c);
(i) prescribing information for the purpose of paragraph 112(1)(b);
(j) prescribing the manner of determining a name for a living organism for the purpose of section 113; and
(k) generally for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Part.
Marginal note:Prescribed assessment period
(2) For the purposes of sections 106 and 108, where no assessment period is prescribed or specified with respect to a living organism, the prescribed assessment period is 120 days after the Minister is provided with the prescribed information.
Marginal note:Prescription of conditions and circumstances
(3) Regulations made under paragraph (1)(b) may prescribe conditions and circumstances in respect of a living organism in terms of
(a) whether or not the living organism is a member of a group of living organisms established by regulations made under paragraph (1)(a); or
(b) the purposes for which the living organism is manufactured or imported.
Marginal note:Prescription of information and assessment periods
(4) Regulations made under paragraph (1)(c), (d) or (g) may prescribe information, dates or periods in respect of a living organism in terms of
(a) whether or not the living organism is a member of a group of living organisms established by regulations made under paragraph (1)(a);
(b) the purposes for which the living organism is manufactured or imported; or
(c) the conditions under which and the circumstances in which the living organism is manufactured or imported.
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