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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 237 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-12-09:

Marginal note:Notice of intent

  •  (1) Except in exigent circumstances, the enforcement officer shall, wherever practicable, before issuing an order,

    • (a) provide an oral or a written notice of the intent of the enforcement officer to issue the order to every person who will be subject to the order; and

    • (b) allow a reasonable opportunity in the circumstances for the person to make oral representations.

  • Marginal note:Contents of notice of intent

    (2) A notice of intent to issue an order shall include

    • (a) a statement of the purpose of the notice;

    • (b) a reference to the statutory authority under which the order will be issued; and

    • (c) a statement that the party notified may make oral representations to the enforcement officer within the period stated in the notice.

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