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

Country/Territory
Canada
Document type
Legislation
Date
1985 (2019)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to prevent pollution of areas of the arctic waters adjacent to the mainland and islands of the Canadian arctic.
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Water
Keyword
Marine pollution Access-to-information Data collection/reporting Pollution control Maritime zone Ecosystem preservation Inspection Offences/penalties Enforcement/compliance Freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, Asia and the Pacific, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

The scope of this Act is to prevent pollution of areas of the arctic waters adjacent to the mainland and islands of the Canadian arctic. "Arctic waters" is defined in section 2 and means the internal waters of Canada, the waters of the territorial sea of Canada, the exclusive economic zone of Canada, and the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone.

Full text
English
Website
www.gc.ca

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Shipping Safety Control Zones Order (C.R.C., c. 356).

Legislation | Canada | 2010 (2010)

Keyword: Navigation, Inspection, Protected area, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arctic Shipping Pollution Prevention Regulations ( C.R.C., c. 353).

Legislation | Canada | 1978

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Maritime zone, Ecosystem preservation, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Regulations (C.R.C., c. 354)

Legislation | Canada | 2013

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Maritime zone, Ecosystem preservation, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Navigation Safety Regulations (SOR/2005-134).

Legislation | Canada | 2005 (2011)

Keyword: Navigation, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Equipment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations (1979, SOR/80-9).

Legislation | Canada | 1979

Keyword: Marine pollution, Business/industry/corporations, Authorization/permit, Liability/compensation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Canada | 1978

Keyword: Marine pollution, Business/industry/corporations, Authorization/permit, Liability/compensation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations, 1982 (Dome Petroleum) (SOR/82-832).

Legislation | Canada | 1982

Keyword: Marine pollution, Business/industry/corporations, Authorization/permit, Liability/compensation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Collision Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1416).

Legislation | Canada | 1979 (2014)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Navigation, Maritime zone, Transport/storage, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arctic Waters Experimental Pollution Regulations, 1982 (SOR/82-276).

Legislation | Canada | 1982

Keyword: Marine pollution, Oil, Business/industry/corporations, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Charts and Nautical Publications Regulations, 1995 (SOR/95-149).

Legislation | Canada | 1995 (2007)

Keyword: Navigation, Enforcement/compliance, Equipment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations (SOR/2017-286).

Legislation | Canada | 2017 (2023)

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Marine pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX