Proposed Regulations

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under Section 89, Subsection 93(1) and Section 114 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

The objectives of the proposed Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under Section 89, Subsection 93(1) and Section 114 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (the proposed amendments) are to

  • Improve the clarity and consistency of the regulatory texts and respond to concerns, comments and recommendations from the SCC, the SJCSR and the CESD;
  • Reduce the burden of drafting Schedule 3 notifications under the NSNR(O) for low-risk agricultural field studies that meet prescribed safety criteria; and
  • Require the provision of a notice under the NSNR(O) to facilitate the addition of living organisms to the DSL.

Contact Information:

Stewart Lindale - Director, Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
Department of the Environment
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-420-7792
Fax number: 819-420-7386
Email address: ec.affairesreglementaires-regulatoryaffairs.ec@canada.ca

Publication Information:

Canada Gazette Date published Volume and number
Part 1: 2016-10-01 Vol. 150, No. 40

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