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Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations (SOR/2012-139)

Regulations are current to 2022-05-02 and last amended on 2015-01-01. Previous Versions

PART 2Transitional and Temporary Authorizations to Deposit (continued)

General

Marginal note:Electronic applications

  •  (1) An application for a transitional authorization or a temporary authorization must be sent electronically in the form and format specified by the Minister of the Environment and must bear the electronic signature of the owner or operator, or their duly authorized representative.

  • Marginal note:Paper

    (2) If the Minister of the Environment has not specified an electronic form and format or if it is not feasible to send the application electronically in accordance with subsection (1) because of circumstances beyond the control of the owner or operator, or their duly authorized representative, the application must be sent on paper, signed by the owner or operator, or their duly authorized representative, and in the form and format specified by the Minister of the Environment. However, if no form and format have been so specified, it may be in any form and format.

Marginal note:Registry of authorizations

 The Minister of the Environment must maintain a registry, for examination by the public, that contains a copy of each transitional authorization, each temporary authorization to deposit effluent that contains un-ionized ammonia and each temporary bypass authorization that has been issued under this Part, as they may be modified from time to time, and that has not been revoked.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:On registration

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4), these Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

  • Marginal note:January 1, 2013

    (2) Subsections 6(2) to (6), sections 7, 8, 10, 12 to 14 and 16, paragraphs 17(a), (b) and (d) to (g) and sections 18 to 20, 23 to 27, 30, 31, 34 to 36, 39, 41, 48 and 49 come into force on January 1, 2013.

  • Marginal note:January 1, 2015

    (3) Subsections 6(1) and (7), sections 11, 15, 28, 29, 32, 33, 37, 38, 40 and 42 to 47 come into force on January 1, 2015.

  • Marginal note:January 1, 2021 — paragraphs 6(1)(c) and 28(1)(c) in relation to certain owners or operators

    (4) Despite subsection (3), paragraphs 6(1)(c) and 28(1)(c) come into force on January 1, 2021 in relation to an owner or operator of a wastewater system that has, on the day on which these Regulations are registered, an average daily volume of effluent deposited annually via its final discharge point of less than 5 000 m3, determined on the basis of its average design rate of flow of influent.

 
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