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Permit for Fish Waste

Milestone 6: Inspection and Operations are Complete

Step 14: Inspection is Conducted

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) Enforcement Officer may inspect disposal operations.

Action that initiates step

The Permit Holder is conducting disposal operations.

EC roles and responsibilities

Within the term of the permit, a CEPA 1999 Enforcement Officer inspects the sites to ensure that the loading and disposal operations are being carried out in accordance with the conditions.

If the Minister deems it necessary he/she may suspend, revoke or vary the permit as required.

Other parties’ roles & responsibilities

To follow all conditions as per the Permit, EC may have joint inspections with other agencies such as DFO.

Forms to be completed

Not applicable.

Documentation involved in step

Not applicable.

Decision-making criteria

Not applicable.

Component Activities

This Step consists of the following activity:

  • A CEPA 1999 Enforcement Officer inspects the disposal operation to ensure that the conditions of the Permit have been followed.

End-point, final product of step

The operation is inspected and assessed for compliance and any needed follow up action is taken.

Step 15: End of the Permit or Completion of the Operations

Permit holder supplies documentation required by permit conditions, for example end date of disposal activity.

Action that initiates step

The Permit has expired or the operations have been completed, whichever comes first.

EC roles and responsibilities

The role of EC is to accept and review any relevant documentation.

Other parties’ roles & responsibilities

The Permit Holder supplies any documentation required by permit conditions

Forms to be completed

As required by permit conditions.

Documentation involved in step

Any documentation required by permit conditions

Component Activities

This Step consists of the following activities:

  • The Permit Holder supplies any documentation required by permit conditions;

End-point, final product of step

Required information is accepted. Active permit file closed by EC. EC enters data on permit activity into database for annual reports to Parliament and IMO.