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ARCHIVED - CEPA National Advisory Committee

Introduction

Section 6 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 provides that the CEPA National Advisory Committee (NAC) be the main intergovernmental forum for the purpose of enabling national action and avoiding duplication in regulatory activity among governments within Canada.

Membership, Chair and Secretariat

In addition to an Environment Canada and a Health Canada representative, the committee provides for a representative of each of the provinces and territories as well as up to six representatives of Aboriginal governments. CEPA 1999 defines Aboriginal government as a government established under an agreement with the Crown and that is empowered to enact environmental protection laws.

Current membership

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