Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (SOR/2005-149)The purpose of the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (hereafter referred to as the Regulations) adopted under section 191 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) is to ensure that hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable materials that are transported across international borders (to be exported, imported, or to transit through Canada) are managed appropriately to protect the environment and human health. The Regulations also implement Canada's international obligations with respect to the movement of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material.
Waste Reduction & Management Division
351 St. Joseph Blvd, 9th Floor
Gatineau, QC K1A 0H3
Phone number: 1-844-524-5295
Fax number: 819-938-4555
Email address: email@example.com
Information to Help in Complying with the Regulations:
The contents of regulations and other regulatory instruments can be confusing for those who are not skilled in reading legal documents, or who may have difficulty understanding technical content. To help regulatees comply with regulatory requirements, materials that present legal or technical content in a more easily understandable format are provided. See "Other Useful Links" below.
|Canada Gazette||Date published||Volume and number|
|Part 1:||2004-03-20||Vol. 138, No. 12|
|Part 2:||2005-06-01||Vol. 139, No. 11|
Regulatory Text in HTML and PDF:
Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations
Link to Department of Justice web site - includes the consolidated Regulations which reflect amendments
Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for Current Regulations (PDF 3.51 MB, go to page 246)
Full Text of Proposed Regulations (includes Regulatory Impact Analysis) (PDF 5.65 MB, go to page 41)
- Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under Sections 160, 191 and 209 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and Repealing the List of Hazardous Waste Authorities (Miscellaneous Program) (2012-99)
- Regulations Amending the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (2016-273)
- Export and Import of Hazardous Wastes Regulations (92-637) - Repealed
Other Useful Links:
Revised draft of the proposed Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations and responses to public comments - for information purposes only.
For the Regulations, compliance-related materials include:
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