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

Country/Territory
Canada
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Consolidated Acts and Regulations of Canada.
Subject
Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Maritime zone Ecosystem preservation Inspection Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, Asia and the Pacific, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

The present Regulations enforce the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. A-12). In particular, the Regulations apply to the deposit of waste in Arctic waters; or in any location on the mainland or islands of the Canadian Arctic; and the liability for such deposits. They regulate the deposit of domestic and industrial waste in Arctic waters and on land in the Arctic, and the deposit of waste by ships in Arctic waters. The text consists of 15 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