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Benzene in Gasoline Regulations

Version of section 22 from 2018-02-02 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) For each year for which the basis is a yearly pool average elected under section 15, a primary supplier must have an auditor who is independent of the primary supplier perform an audit to verify that the primary supplier’s systems, practices and procedures are, in the auditor’s opinion, appropriate to demonstrate compliance with these Regulations and that the records and reports required by these Regulations are complete and accurate.

  • (2) The audit must include the methodical examination and testing of the primary supplier’s systems, practices, procedures, records and reports in respect of

    • (a) the volumes and composition of batches supplied by the primary supplier during the year;

    • (b) the identification of types of batches dispatched or imported by the primary supplier during the year, under subsection 9(1) or (2);

    • (c) the calculation of the yearly pool average;

    • (d) the use of the compliance plan required by section 21;

    • (e) the procedures and standards that are in place for the storing of records and samples in a manner such that the Minister, on request under section 11, has ready access to them;

    • (f) laboratory procedures and methods of analysis; and

    • (g) the quality control program that the laboratories used.

  • (3) The primary supplier must submit a report, signed by the auditor, to the Minister by May 31 after the year for which the audit was carried out that contains

    • (a) the name, address and registration number of the primary supplier;

    • (b) the name, address and qualifications of the auditor;

    • (c) the number of batches supplied by the primary supplier and the total volume of each type of gasoline, as identified under subsection 9(1) or (2), dispatched or imported by the primary supplier;

    • (d) the procedures followed by the auditor to assess the validity of the information required by these Regulations;

    • (e) an assessment by the auditor of the extent to which the primary supplier has complied with these Regulations throughout the year of the audit; and

    • (f) a description of the nature and date of any inaccuracies in the records and any other deviations from the requirements of these Regulations by the primary supplier.

  • SOR/2003-318, s. 12
  • SOR/2004-252, s. 5(F)
  • SOR/2018-11, s. 13

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