An Act to amend the Hazardous Products Act and the Canada Labour Code, to enact the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act and to amend other Acts in relation thereto
PART IHazardous Products Act
1 and 2 [Amendments]
PART IICanada Labour Code
3 to 8 [Amendments]
PART IVRelated Amendments, Transitional and Coming into Force
52 and 53 [Amendments]
54 (1) Notwithstanding anything in this Act but subject to subsection (3), no person who, on the day on which subsection 11(1) or (2) of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, as enacted by this Act, comes into force, would but for this section be entitled to file a claim for exemption under that subsection in relation to a controlled product is entitled to file a claim for exemption in relation to that controlled product under that subsection unless, during the period beginning on the first day of the second month after the coming into force of this section and ending on the last day of the sixth month after the coming into force of this section, that person has, in accordance with this section, filed a notice of intent to file a claim for exemption in relation to that controlled product with the Minister.
Marginal note:Form and content of notice and accompanying fee
(2) A notice of intent referred to in subsection (1) shall be in such form and contain such information as the Minister may, by order, determine and shall be accompanied by a fee of five hundred dollars.
(3) The Minister may, by order, on the application of any person and on payment of a fee of five hundred dollars, exempt a controlled product specified in the order from the application of subsection (1) where the Minister is satisfied that reasonable grounds exist to allow the exemption.
Marginal note:Fee still payable
(4) The payment of a fee under subsection (2) or (3) does not relieve a person of the obligation to pay any fee required to be paid on the filing of a claim for exemption under section 11 of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, as enacted by this Act.
(5) In this section,
- controlled product
controlled product has the same meaning as in the Hazardous Products Act, as amended by this Act; (produit contrôlé)
Minister means the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs. (ministre)
- R.S., 1985, c. 24 (3rd Supp.), s. 54
- 1992, c. 1, s. 145(F)
55 Section 54 or any provision thereof shall cease to have effect on a day or days to be fixed by proclamation.
Review by Parliament
Marginal note:Review by Parliament
57 On the expiration of two years after the coming into force of section 12 of the Hazardous Products Act, as enacted by this Act, that section shall stand referred to such committee of the House of Commons, of the Senate or of both Houses of Parliament as may be designated or established for that purpose and the committee shall, as soon as practicable thereafter, undertake a comprehensive review of the exemptions provided by that section and shall, within one year after the review is undertaken or within such further time as the House of Commons may authorize, submit a report thereon to Parliament including any recommendations pertaining to the continuation of any of those exemptions.
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Coming into force
Footnote *58 This Act or any provision thereof, or any provision of the Hazardous Products Act or the Canada Labour Code as amended or enacted by this Act, shall come into force on October 31, 1988 or on such earlier day or days as may be fixed by proclamation.
Return to footnote *[Note: Part III in force October 1, 1987, see SI/87-220.]
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