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Hazardous Products Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-3)

Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-01-14. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — R.S., 1985, c. 24 (3rd Supp.), s. 57

    • 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.

  • — 1996, c. 8, s. 32(2)

      • 32 (2) Every reference to the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs in any order, regulation or other instrument made under the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act or the Hazardous Products Act shall be read as a reference to the Minister of Health unless the context otherwise requires or unless the relevant power, duty or function has been assigned to another minister.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 129

    • Definitions
      • 129 (1) The following definitions apply in this section and sections 130 to 138.

        controlled product

        controlled product has the same meaning as in section 2 of the former Act. (produit contrôlé)

        former Act

        former Act means the Hazardous Products Act as it read immediately before the day on which section 114 comes into force. (ancienne loi)

      • Same meaning

        (2) Unless a contrary intention appears, words and expressions used in sections 130 to 138 have the same meanings as in section 2 of the Hazardous Products Act.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 130

    • Sale of controlled product
      • 130 (1) Section 13 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale of a controlled product if the supplier sells the controlled product on or after the day on which section 114 comes into force but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 13 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 13 in respect of that sale.

      • Importation of controlled product

        (2) Section 14 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the importation of a controlled product if the supplier imports the controlled product on or after the day on which section 114 comes into force but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 14 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 14 in respect of that importation.

      • Hazardous product that is not controlled product

        (3) Sections 13 and 14 of the Hazardous Products Act do not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale or importation of a hazardous product that is not a controlled product if the supplier sells or imports the hazardous product on or after the day on which section 114 comes into force but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 131

    • Resale of controlled product
      • 131 (1) Section 13 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale of a controlled product that was sold to them if the supplier sells the controlled product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 130 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 13 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 13 in respect of that sale.

      • Hazardous product that is not controlled product

        (2) Section 13 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale of a hazardous product that was sold to them and that is not a controlled product if the supplier sells the hazardous product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 130 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 132

    • Importation of controlled product for own use in work place
      • 132 (1) Section 14 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the importation of a controlled product that the supplier intends only to use in their work place if the supplier imports the controlled product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 130 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 14 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 14 in respect of that importation.

      • Hazardous product that is not controlled product

        (2) Section 14 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the importation of a hazardous product that the supplier intends only to use in their work place and that is not a controlled product if the supplier imports the hazardous product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 130 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 133

    • Sale of controlled product
      • 133 (1) Subsection 14.1(1) of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale of a controlled product that contains asbestos and that meets the requirements set out for hazardous products in regulations made under subsection 15(2) of the Hazardous Products Act if the supplier sells the controlled product on or after the day on which section 114 comes into force but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 13 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 13 in respect of that sale.

      • Importation of controlled product

        (2) Subsection 14.1(2) of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the importation of a controlled product that contains asbestos and that meets the requirements set out for hazardous products in regulations made under subsection 15(2) of the Hazardous Products Act if the supplier imports the controlled product on or after the day on which section 114 comes into force but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 14 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 14 in respect of that importation.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 134

    • Resale of controlled product
      • 134 (1) Subsection 14.1(1) of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale of a controlled product that contains asbestos, that was sold to them and that meets the requirements set out for hazardous products in regulations made under subsection 15(2) of the Hazardous Products Act if the supplier sells the controlled product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 133 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 13 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 13 in respect of that sale.

      • Importation of controlled product for own use in work place

        (2) Subsection 14.1(2) of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the importation of a controlled product that contains asbestos, that the supplier intends only to use in their work place and that meets the requirements set out for hazardous products in regulations made under subsection 15(2) of the Hazardous Products Act if the supplier imports the controlled product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 133 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 14 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 14 in respect of that importation.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 135

    • Sale or importation of controlled product — false information
      • 135 (1) Section 14.2 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale or importation of a controlled product if the supplier sells or imports the controlled product on or after the day on which section 114 comes into force but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 13 or 14, as the case may be, of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 13 or 14 in respect of that sale or importation.

      • Hazardous product that is not controlled product

        (2) Section 14.2 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale or importation of a hazardous product that is not a controlled product if the supplier sells or imports the hazardous product on or after the day on which section 114 comes into force but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 136

    • Resale of controlled product — false information
      • 136 (1) Section 14.2 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale of a controlled product that was sold to them if the supplier sells the controlled product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 135 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 13 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 13 in respect of that sale.

      • Hazardous product that is not controlled product

        (2) Section 14.2 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the sale of a hazardous product that was sold to them and that is not a controlled product if the supplier sells the hazardous product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 135 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 137

    • Importation of controlled product for own use in work place — false information
      • 137 (1) Section 14.2 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the importation of a controlled product that the supplier intends only to use in their work place if the supplier imports the controlled product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 135 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section and if the supplier would not, were section 14 of the former Act in force at the time, be in contravention of that section 14 in respect of that importation.

      • Hazardous product that is not controlled product

        (2) Section 14.2 of the Hazardous Products Act does not apply to a supplier in respect of the importation of a hazardous product that the supplier intends only to use in their work place and that is not a controlled product if the supplier imports the hazardous product on or after the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of section 135 but before a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the purposes of this section.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 138

    • Reference to regulations

      138 For the purposes of sections 130 to 137, any references in the former Act to the Ingredient Disclosure List, to regulations, or to anything prescribed by regulation, are considered to be references to that List or those regulations as they read immediately before the day on which section 114 comes into force.

  • — 2022, c. 17, s. 76

    • Clarification — immediate application

      76 For greater certainty, but subject to sections 77 and 78, the amendments made by this Act also apply with respect to proceedings that are ongoing on the day on which this Act comes into force.

  • — 2022, c. 17, par. 77(2)(b)

    • Certain applications for warrants
      • 77 (2) Each of the following provisions, as it read immediately before the day on which this Act comes into force, continues to apply with respect to an application made for a warrant under the provision if the application is submitted, and no decision has been made in respect of the application, before that day:

  • — 2022, c. 17, s. 78.1

    • Impact of remote proceedings
      • 78.1 (1) The Minister of Justice must, no later than three years after the day on which this Act receives royal assent, initiate one or more independent reviews on the use of remote proceedings in criminal justice matters that must include an assessment of whether remote proceedings

        • (a) enhance, preserve or adversely affect access to justice;

        • (b) maintain fundamental principles of the administration of justice; and

        • (c) adequately address the rights and obligations of participants in the criminal justice system, including accused persons.

      • Report

        (2) The Minister of Justice must, no later than five years after the day on which a review is initiated, cause a report on the review — including any findings or recommendations resulting from it — to be laid before each House of Parliament.

  • — 2022, c. 17, s. 78.2

    • Review by committee
      • 78.2 (1) At the start of the fifth year after the day on which this Act receives royal assent, the provisions enacted or amended by this Act are to be referred to a committee of the Senate and a committee of the House of Commons that may be designated or established for the purpose of reviewing the provisions.

      • Report

        (2) The committees to which the provisions are referred are to review them and the use of remote proceedings in criminal justice matters and submit reports to the Houses of Parliament of which they are committees, including statements setting out any changes to the provisions that they recommend.


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