Output-Based Pricing System Regulations
Marginal note:Ceasing to be a covered facility
7 (1) A facility ceases to be a covered facility under the following circumstances:
(a) it has ceased production from all specified industrial activities for five consecutive compliance periods; or
(b) the person responsible for the covered facility makes a request to that effect because it is expected that the specified industrial activities engaged in at the covered facility will cease for at least 12 consecutive months.
Marginal note:Date of cessation
(2) A covered facility ceases to be a covered facility on the following date:
(a) for the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), on December 31 of the fifth consecutive calendar year for which no production is reported in an annual report; and
(b) for the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), on the later of
(i) the 30th day following the date the Minister receives the request from the person responsible for the covered facility, or
(ii) the date the covered facility ceases production.
Marginal note:Cessation of operations during compliance period
(3) In a circumstance in which a facility ceases to be a covered facility before the end of a compliance period, the person who was responsible for that facility must comply with the obligations set out in Division 1 of Part 2 of the Act, including those set out in these Regulations, in respect of the portion of that compliance period during which it was a covered facility.
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