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Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations, 1978 (SOR/78-417).

Country/Territory
Canada
Document type
Regulation
Date
1978
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Regulations respecting the deposit of oil in arctic waters for experimental purposes by Norcor Engineering and Research Limited.
Subject
Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Business/industry/corporations Authorization/permit Liability/compensation Enforcement/compliance
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, Asia and the Pacific, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

The present Regulations are made under the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act. In particular, the Regulations authorize Norcor Engineering and Research Limited, of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories, to deposit oil in that portion of the arctic Ocean known as Hecla-griper Bay, north of Melville Island in the Northwest Territories for the purpose of a project of study or research to determine the behaviour of the oil in and under multi-year ice. Section 5 impose on Norcor Engineering and Research Limited to remedy any damage to property or the environment resulting from any deposit of oil within a reasonable period of time after completion of the project of study or research. The text consists of 5 sections.

Full text
English
Website
www.gc.ca

References - Legislation

Implements

Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. A-12).

Legislation | Canada | 1985 (2019)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Maritime zone, Ecosystem preservation, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX