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Output-Based Pricing System Regulations (SOR/2019-266)

Regulations are current to 2020-11-02 and last amended on 2020-05-31. Previous Versions

Transitional Provisions

Marginal note:Subsection 12(3)

 For the 2019 calendar year, despite subsection 12(3), if a covered facility where a specified industrial activity set out in items 2 or 3, column 1, of Schedule 1 is engaged in produces hydrogen gas, the person responsible for the covered facility must include in their annual report the information referred to in that subsection if it is available.

Marginal note:Application

 Section 8 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Information Production Order, as it read immediately before August 1, 2019, continues to apply, with any necessary modifications, with respect to a person responsible for a covered facility where an industrial activity set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations is engaged in until January 1, 2020.

Marginal note:Records

  •  (1) Any records kept in accordance with section 11 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Information Production Order, as it read immediately before August 1, 2019, during the period beginning on January 1, 2019 and ending on August 1, 2019, are deemed to be records kept for the purposes of subsection 45(1) of these Regulations.

  • Marginal note:Alternative method

    (2) For the 2019 calendar year, if a person responsible for a covered facility used an alternative sampling, measurement or analysis method for a specified emission type in accordance with section 8 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Information Production Order, as it read before August 1, 2019, they must keep a record of a description of that method.

Marginal note:Clinker

 For the 2019 calendar year, despite paragraph 31(1)(a) of these Regulations, the production from a covered facility with respect to the specified industrial activity set out in paragraph 7(a), column 1, of Schedule 1 of these Regulations may be quantified under paragraph 36(c) of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Information Production Order, as it read immediately before August 1, 2019. If the production is quantified under the Order, it cannot be used in the calculation of the emissions limit under subsection 36(1) of these Regulations.

Marginal note:Glass containers

 For the 2019 calendar year, despite paragraph 31(1)(a) and subsection 36(1) of these Regulations, the production from a covered facility with respect to the specified industrial activity set out in paragraph 9(a), column 1, of Schedule 1 to these Regulations may be quantified in accordance with section 103.2 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Information Production Order, as it read before August 1, 2019.

Marginal note:High value chemicals

 For the 2019 calendar year, despite paragraph 31(1)(a) of these Regulations, the production from a facility with respect to the specified industrial activity set out in paragraph 17(a), column 1, of Schedule 1 to these Regulations may be quantified in accordance with section 103.36 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Information Production Order, as it read before August 1, 2019.

Marginal note:Isopropyl alcohol

 For the 2019 calendar year, despite subparagraph 11(1)(a)(ii) of these Regulations, the person responsible for the covered facility is not required to quantify the production from the specified industrial activity set out in paragraph 3(c), column 1, of Schedule 1.

Marginal note:Pulp and Paper

  •  (1) For the 2019 calendar year, despite paragraph 31(1)(a) and subsection 36(1) of these Regulations, the production from a covered facility with respect to the specified industrial activity set out in paragraph 36(c), column 1, of Schedule 1 to these Regulations may be quantified in accordance with section 102 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Information Production Order, as it read before August 1, 2019. In that case, the output-based standards that apply are

    • (a) 0.203 CO2e tonnes per unit of measurement, in the case of a facility equipped with a recovery boiler, lime kiln or pulping digester, and

    • (b) 0.184 CO2e tonnes per unit of measurement, in the case of a facility not equipped with a recovery boiler, lime kiln or pulping digester.

  • Marginal note:Reporting

    (2) For the 2019 calendar year, if a covered facility where the specified industrial activity set out in paragraph 36(c), column 1, of Schedule 1 to these Regulations is engaged in quantifies production in accordance with subsection (1), the annual report must include the quantity of specialty products produced, in tonnes, if that information is available.

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:January 1, 2019

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (6), these Regulations are deemed to have come into force on January 1, 2019.

  • Marginal note:July 1, 2019

    (2) These Regulations apply in Yukon and Nunavut on July 1, 2019.

  • Marginal note:January 1, 2020

    (3) Sections 26 to 30 and subsections 31(2) and (3) come into force on January 1, 2020.

  • Marginal note:August 1, 2019

    (4) Subsection 45(2) of these Regulations comes into force on August 1, 2019.

  • Marginal note:February 16, 2023

    (5) Section 56 comes into force on February 16, 2023.

  • Marginal note:February 16, 2021

    (6) Section 76 comes into force on February 16, 2021.

 
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