Mackenzie Valley Federal Areas Waters Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-06-12:

  •  (1) A person may use water and deposit waste without a licence if the proposed use or deposit

    • (a) has no potential for significant adverse environmental effects;

    • (b) would not interfere with existing rights of other water users or waste depositors; and

    • (c) satisfies the criteria set out

      • (i) in respect of an industrial undertaking, in column II of Schedule IV;

      • (ii) in respect of a mining and milling undertaking, column II of Schedule V;

      • (iii) in respect of a municipal undertaking, in column II of Schedule VI;

      • (iv) in respect of a power undertaking, in column II of Schedule VII; and

      • (v) in respect of an agricultural, conservation, recreational or miscellaneous undertaking, in column II of Schedule VIII.

  • (2) An individual may, without a licence, deposit waste that is sewage from a residential building, in accordance with the General Sanitation Regulations of the Northwest Territories.

  • (3) A ship within the meaning of section 654 of the Canada Shipping Act may, without a licence, deposit waste if the deposit of that waste is not prohibited under Part XV of that Act.

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