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Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (S.C. 2018, c. 12, s. 186)

Act current to 2022-06-20 and last amended on 2022-06-09. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Importer — registration required

  •  (1) A person is required to be registered, for the purposes of this Part, as an importer in respect of a type of fuel if

    • (a) the person imports fuel of that type — other than fuel that is imported in a supply tank of a vehicle or fuel that is gasoline, kerosene, light fuel oil or propane in a quantity that does not exceed 200 L — at a location in a listed province;

    • (b) the person brings fuel of that type — other than fuel that is brought in a supply tank of a vehicle or fuel that is gasoline, kerosene, light fuel oil or propane in a quantity that does not exceed 200 L — into a listed province from a place in Canada;

    • (c) the person is a prescribed person, a person of a prescribed class or a person meeting prescribed conditions; or

    • (d) prescribed circumstances exist or prescribed conditions are met.

  • Marginal note:Timing of application

    (2) A person that is required under subsection (1) to be registered as an importer in respect of a type of fuel must apply to the Minister for registration before

    • (a) unless paragraph (b) or (c) applies, the later of commencement day and the earlier of

      • (i) the day on which the person first imports fuel of that type — other than fuel that is imported in a supply tank of a vehicle or fuel that is gasoline, kerosene, light fuel oil or propane in a quantity that does not exceed 200 L — at a location in a listed province, and

      • (ii) the day on which the person first brings fuel of that type — other than fuel that is brought in a supply tank of a vehicle or fuel that is gasoline, kerosene, light fuel oil or propane in a quantity that does not exceed 200 L — into a listed province from a place in Canada;

    • (b) if the person is a person prescribed under paragraph (1)(c), a person of a class prescribed under that paragraph or a person meeting conditions prescribed under that paragraph, the prescribed time; or

    • (c) if prescribed circumstances exist or prescribed conditions are met, the prescribed time.

  • Marginal note:Importer — registration permitted

    (3) A person that is not required under subsection (1) to be registered as an importer in respect of a type of fuel, may apply to the Minister to be registered, for the purposes of this Part, as an importer in respect of that type of fuel if

    • (a) the person is an interjurisdictional rail carrier in respect of that type of fuel and

      • (i) the person, in the ordinary course of a business,

        • (A) imports, in a supply tank of a locomotive, fuel of that type at a location in a listed province,

        • (B) brings, in a supply tank of a locomotive, fuel of that type into a listed province from a place in Canada, or

        • (C) removes, in a supply tank of a locomotive, fuel of that type from a listed province, and

      • (ii) the person is not required to be registered under Division 4 of this Part, in respect of that type of fuel, as a specified air carrier, an air carrier, a specified marine carrier, a marine carrier, a specified rail carrier or a rail carrier;

    • (b) the person is a prescribed person, a person of a prescribed class or a person meeting prescribed conditions; or

    • (c) prescribed circumstances exist or prescribed conditions are met.

  • Marginal note:Non-application

    (4) This section does not apply

    • (a) to a person in respect of a type of fuel if the person is, or is required to be, registered as

      • (i) a distributor in respect of that type of fuel,

      • (ii) as a specified air carrier or air carrier in respect of that type of fuel,

      • (iii) a specified marine carrier or marine carrier in respect of that type of fuel, or

      • (iv) a specified rail carrier or rail carrier in respect of that type of fuel;

    • (b) to a prescribed person, a person of a prescribed class or a person meeting prescribed conditions; or

    • (c) if prescribed circumstances exist or prescribed conditions are met.

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