Pest Control Products Act

Version of section 42 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-12-12:


Marginal note:Register

  •  (1) The Minister shall establish and maintain a Register of Pest Control Products in accordance with the regulations, if any, that contains information about pest control products, including information about applications, registrations, re-evaluations and special reviews.

  • Marginal note:Contents of Register

    (2) The Register shall contain the following information:

    • (a) for each application to register or amend the registration of a pest control product,

      • (i) the active ingredient of the product, proposed new uses for it or any uses proposed to be withdrawn, and

      • (ii) how the application was disposed of or whether it was withdrawn;

    • (b) the conditions of registration, registration number and registration validity period for each registered pest control product;

    • (c) information, in respect of each registered pest control product, that is provided by applicants and registrants

      • (i) in support of an application for registration or for the amendment of a registration, or

      • (ii) for the purposes of a re-evaluation or special review;

    • (d) information provided by applicants and registrants that is used to specify maximum residue limits;

    • (e) information, in respect of each registered pest control product, that is considered by the Minister under paragraphs 7(6)(b) and 19(1)(c);

    • (f) any reports of the evaluation of the health and environmental risks and the value of registered pest control products prepared by the Minister;

    • (g) any advice from a person or body referred to in paragraph 44(1)(f), unless disclosure of the advice may be refused under section 23 of the Access to Information Act;

    • (h) the status, including cancelled status, of all registrations to which this Act applies;

    • (i) information provided to the Minister pursuant to subsection 8(5);

    • (j) notices delivered under subsections 12(1), 16(3) and 18(1) and paragraph 19(1)(a);

    • (k) conclusions of the Minister that were made public under section 15;

    • (l) consultation statements and decision statements made public under subsections 28(2) and (5), respectively;

    • (m) notices of objection filed under subsections 35(1) and (2), public notices given under subsection 35(4) and the Minister’s decisions and reasons under subsections 35(5) and 39(2);

    • (n) authorizations under sections 33 and 41 and amendments and cancellations under sections 34 and 41; and

    • (o) any other information required by this Act or the regulations to be included in the Register.

  • Marginal note:Evaluation reports

    (3) An evaluation report referred to in paragraph (2)(f) shall contain a summary of the information considered and shall contain any confidential test data and confidential business information that the Minister considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Public access to information in the Register

    (4) The Minister shall allow the public to have access to, and copies of, any information in the Register that

    • (a) is not confidential test data or confidential business information; or

    • (b) is confidential test data that has been made subject to public disclosure in accordance with the regulations made under paragraph 67(1)(m).

  • Marginal note:Access to evaluation reports

    (5) The Minister shall allow the public to obtain a copy of any evaluation report in the Register, except for any confidential business information that it contains.

  • Marginal note:Means of access to information in Register

    (6) Information in the Register that the public may obtain a copy of under this Act or the regulations shall be made available to the public in as convenient a manner as practicable.

  • Marginal note:Electronic public registry

    (7) The Minister shall establish an electronic public registry, which shall include

    • (a) the information referred to in subsection (6), as soon as reasonably practicable;

    • (b) memoranda of understanding among federal government departments relating to the regulation of pest control products;

    • (c) reports of international harmonization activities relating to the regulation of pest control products;

    • (d) regulations and proposed regulations under this Act when published in the Canada Gazette; and

    • (e) policies, guidelines and codes of practice relating to the regulation of pest control products when proposed for public consultation, and their final texts when adopted.

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