Current Regulations

Regulations Designating Regulatory Provisions for Purposes of Enforcement (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) (SOR/2012-134)

The Environmental Enforcement Act received Royal Assent on June 18, 2009, and introduces a new fine regime to be applied by courts following a conviction pursuant to any of the nine environmental statutes that it amends. Under the new regime, which came into force in June 2012, designated offences involving direct harm or risk of harm to the environment, or obstruction of authority, are subject to an increased fine range.

Contact Information:

Sylvie El Hamarneh - Enforcement Services Directorate
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard 4th floor
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-938-5343
Fax number: 819-938-5386
Email address:

Publication Information:

Canada Gazette Date published Volume and number
Part 1: 2011-07-02 Vol. 145, No. 27
Part 2: 2012-07-04 Vol. 146, No. 14

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