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Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (EIHWHRMR) User Guide

Environmentally Sound Management Criteria

In accordance with Part 7, Division 8 of Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999), the Minister may refuse to issue a permit to import, export, or transit hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material if the Minister is of the opinion that the waste or material will not be managed in a manner that protects the environment and human health.

The Regulations set out the criteria under which the Minister makes this determination.

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