Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations

Version of section 35 from 2006-03-22 to 2012-05-03:


Marginal note:Notice — returns to country of export

  •  (1) If the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is returned to the country of export, the importer that imported the waste or material into Canada must submit a notice to the Minister in writing, containing the following information:

    • (a) the name, civic, mailing and electronic addresses and telephone and facsimile numbers of, and the name of the contact person for, the importer, the foreign exporter and any authorized carriers that were not named in the original import permit;

    • (b) the name of each insurance company and the policy number for each insurance policy required under these Regulations;

    • (c) the reason for the return;

    • (d) the quantity of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material that will be returned using the same unit of measure as in the original import permit;

    • (e) if the quantity of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material to be returned is less than the quantity of waste or material imported into Canada, the reason for the difference;

    • (f) the port of entry through which the return will take place and the customs office at which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material will be reported;

    • (g) the notice reference number contained in the original import permit for the import of the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material into Canada; and

    • (h) the line item number contained in the original import permit for the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material that will be returned.

  • Marginal note:Importer’s obligations

    (2) After an export permit is issued, the importer must

    • (a) return the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material to the facility from which it was imported, using the authorized carriers and the port of exit named in the export permit;

    • (b) ensure that a copy of the export permit and a copy of the movement document with Parts B and C completed, clearly indicating that the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is being returned to the country of export,

      • (i) accompanies the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material, and

      • (ii) is deposited at the customs office at which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is to be reported under section 95 of the Customs Act; and

    • (c) submit a copy of the movement document referred to in paragraph (b) to the Minister, every authorized carrier and if they require it, the authorities of the province of import.

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