Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Version of section 236 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-12-09:
Marginal note:Exigent circumstances
236 (1) In the case of exigent circumstances, an order may be given orally, but within the period of seven days immediately after it is so given, a written order must be issued in accordance with section 235.
Marginal note:Definition of “exigent circumstances”
(2) For greater certainty, exigent circumstances includes circumstances in which the delay necessary to issue a written order that meets the requirements of subsection 235(6) would result in danger to human life or the environment.
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