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Canadian Environmental Protection Act 1999 (S.C. 1999, c. 33).

Country/Territory
Canada
Document type
Legislation
Date
1999 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act respecting pollution prevention and the protection of the environment and human health in order to contribute to sustainable development
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Sea, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Air quality/air pollution Basic legislation Pollution control Environmental planning Marine pollution Institution Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Waste disposal Waste management Freshwater resources management Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Sustainable use
Geographical area
Americas, North America
Abstract

The Act is divided into 12 Parts: Administration (1); Public participation (II); Information gathering, objectives, guidelines and codes of practice (3); Pollution prevention (4); Controlling toxic substances (5); Animate products of biotechnology (6); Controlling pollution and managing wastes (7); Environmental matters related to emergencies (8); Government operations and federal and aboriginal land (9); Enforcement (10); Miscellaneous matters (11); Consequential amendments, repeal, transitiona

Full text
English
Website
www.gc.ca

References - Legislation

Implemented by

PCB Waste Export Regulations, 1996 (SOR/97-109).

Legislation | Canada | 1997

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, International trade, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations, 1998 (SOR/99-7).

Legislation | Canada | 1998 (2007)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Benzene in Gasoline Regulations (SOR/97-493).

Legislation | Canada | 1997 (2011)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations respecting applications for permits for disposal at sea (SOR/2001-276).

Legislation | Canada | 2001 (2014)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

2-Butoxyethanol Regulations (SOR/2006-347).

Legislation | Canada | 2006 (2014)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Internal trade, International trade, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Contaminated Fuel Regulations (SOR/91-486).

Legislation | Canada | 1991

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Oil, International trade, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Virtual Elimination Act (S.C. 2008, c. 13).

Legislation | Canada | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations Adding Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Its Salts to the Virtual Elimination List (SOR/2009-15).

Legislation | Canada | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Spark-Ignition Engine, Vessel and Off-Road Recreational Vehicle Emission Regulations(SOR/2011-10).

Legislation | Canada | 2011 (2011)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, International trade, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

PCB Regulations (SOR/2008-273).

Legislation | Canada | 2008 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Emissions, Transport/storage, Internal trade, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and its Salts and certain other Compounds Regulations (SOR/2008-178).

Legislation | Canada | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Emissions, Transport/storage, Internal trade, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Persistence and Bioaccumulation Regulations (SOR/2000-107).

Legislation | Canada | 2000

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

New Substances Fees Regulations (SOR/2002-374).

Legislation | Canada | 2002

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Tax/levy, Royalties/fees, Environmental fees/charges, Biosafety, Biosecurity, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sulphur in Gasoline Regulations (SOR/99-236).

Legislation | Canada | 1999 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Code of Practice for Elimination of Fluorocarbon Emissions from Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems.

Legislation | Canada | 1996

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Certification, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Asbestos Mines and Mills Release Regulations (SOR/90-341).

Legislation | Canada | 1990

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chlor-Alkali Mercury Release Regulations (SOR/90-130).

Legislation | Canada | 1990 (2014)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Federal Mobile PCB Treatment and Destruction Regulations (SOR/90-5).

Legislation | Canada | 1990 (2015) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Standards, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Export of Substances Under the Rotterdam Convention Regulations (SOR/2002-317).

Legislation | Canada | 2002 (2013) | Repealed

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pesticides, International trade, International agreement-implementation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Federal Halocarbon Regulations, 2003 (SOR/2003-289).

Legislation | Canada | 2003 (2009)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Certification, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2005 (SOR/2005-41).

Legislation | Canada | 2005 (2012) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Certification, Research, Access-to-information, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage of PCB Material Regulations (SOR/92-507).

Legislation | Canada | 1992 (2011) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Transport/storage, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Packaging/labelling, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Gasoline Regulations (SOR/90-247).

Legislation | Canada | 1990 (2010)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Concentration of Phosphorus in certain Cleaning Products Regulations(SOR/89-501).

Legislation | Canada | 1988 (2010)

Keyword: Pollution control, Cleaning agents/detergents, Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Export Control List Notification Regulations (SOR/2000-108).

Legislation | Canada | 2000 (2013) | Repealed

Keyword: Hazardous substances, International trade, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sulphurin Diesel Fuel Regulations (SOR/2002-254).

Legislation | Canada | 1997 (2012)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fuels Information Regulations No. 1 (C.R.C., c. 407).

Legislation | Canada | 1979

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Authorization/permit, International trade, Standards, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers) (SOR/2005-247).

Legislation | Canada | 2005 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations (SOR/2005-32).

Legislation | Canada | 2005 (2012)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Authorization/permit, International trade, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Emergency Regulations (SOR/2003-307).

Legislation | Canada | 2003 (2011)

Keyword: Pollution control, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, EIA, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Disposal at Sea Regulations (SOR/2001-275).

Legislation | Canada | 2001 (2015)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Navigation, Certification, Data collection/reporting, Royalties/fees, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (SOR/2005-149).

Legislation | Canada | 2005 (2016)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, International trade, Recycling/reuse, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Masked Name Regulations (SOR/94-261).

Legislation | Canada | 1993

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Interprovincial Movement of Hazardous Waste Regulations (SOR/2002-301).

Legislation | Canada | 2002

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Transboundary movement of waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

List of Hazardous Waste Authorities (SOR/92-636).

Legislation | Canada | 1992 (2010) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, International trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Renewable Fuels Regulations (SOR/2010-189).

Legislation | Canada | 2010 (2014)

Keyword: Renewable energy, Energy conservation/energy production, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chromium Electroplating, Chromium Anodizing and Reverse Etching Regulations (SOR/2009-162).

Legislation | Canada | 2010 (2009)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Automotive Refinishing Products Regulations (SOR/2009-197).

Legislation | Canada | 2009 (2010)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sulphur in Diesel Fuel Regulations (SOR/2002-254).

Legislation | Canada | 2002 (2012)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Export and Import of Hazardous Wastes Regulations (SOR/92-637).

Legislation | Canada | 1992 (2004) | Repealed

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Internal trade, International trade, Recycling/reuse, Transport/storage, Hazardous waste, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chlorobiphenyls Regulations (SOR/91-152).

Legislation | Canada | 1991 (2010) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Inspection, Standards, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ocean Dumping Permit Fee Regulations (Site Monitoring) (SOR/99-114).

Legislation | Canada | 1999 (2015)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Royalties/fees, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Environment Canada.

Legislation | Canada | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Nuclear energy, Hazardous substances, Environmental standards, Disasters, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Disposal at Sea Permit Application Regulations (SOR/2014-177).

Legislation | Canada | 2014 (2014)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Authorization/permit, Procedural matters, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Heavy-Duty Vehicle and Engine Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations (SOR/2013-24).

Legislation | Canada | 2013 (2015)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Ozone layer, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations (SOR/2008-197).

Legislation | Canada | 2008 (2012)

Keyword: Pollution control, Transport/storage, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations (SOR/2013-88).

Legislation | Canada | 2013 (2015)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pesticides, International trade, International agreement-implementation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Virtual Elimination List (SOR/2006-298).

Legislation | Canada | 2006 (2009)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Protected area, Enforcement/compliance, Emissions, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Architectural Coatings Regulations (SOR/2009-264).

Legislation | Canada | 2009 (2009)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solvent Degreasing Regulations (SOR/2003-283).

Legislation | Canada | 2004 (2011)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers Regulations (SOR/2008-218).

Legislation | Canada | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-Fired Generation of Electricity Regulations (SOR/2012-167).

Legislation | Canada | 2013 (2015)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Passenger Automobile and Light Truck Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations (SOR/2010-201).

Legislation | Canada | 2010 (2015)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Ozone layer, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (SOR/2012-285).

Legislation | Canada | 2012 (2013)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Certification, Research, Access-to-information, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations Designating Regulatory Provisions for Purposes of Enforcement (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) (SOR/2012-134).

Legislation | Canada | 2012 (2017)

Keyword: Pollution control, Environmental security, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations (SOR/2003-2).

Legislation | Canada | 2002 (2016)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Rules of Procedure for Boards of Review (SOR/2003-28).

Legislation | Canada | 2003 (2016)

Keyword: Pollution control, Dispute settlement, Court/tribunal, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent Chlorinated Dioxins and Furans Regulations (SOR/92-267).

Legislation | Canada | 1992

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Gasoline and Gasoline Blend Dispensing Flow Rate Regulations (SOR/2000-43).

Legislation | Canada | 2000

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Alberta Equivalency Order (SOR/94-752).

Legislation | Canada | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Vinyl Chloride Release Regulations, 1992 (SOR/92-631).

Legislation | Canada | 1992 (2016)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Canada-Saskatchewan Administrative Agreement for the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

Legislation | Canada | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Procedural matters, Institution, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Secondary Lead Smelter Release Regulations (SOR/91-155).

Legislation | Canada | 1991

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Enforcement/compliance, Pollution control, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pulp and Paper Mill Defoamer and Wood Chip Regulation (SOR 2-268).

Legislation | Canada | 1992

Keyword: Pollution control, Public health, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Tributyltetradecylphosphonium Chloride Regulations (SOR/2000-66).

Legislation | Canada | 2000

Keyword: Pollution control, Public health, Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Off-Road Small Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations (SOR/2003-355).

Legislation | Canada | 2003 (2012)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Authorization/permit, International trade, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations (SOR/2003-79).

Legislation | Canada | 2003 (2011)

Keyword: Pollution control, Public health, Enforcement/compliance, Hazardous substances, Standards, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Release and Environmental Emergency Notification Regulations (SOR/2011-90).

Legislation | Canada | 2011

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Disasters, Institution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations (SOR/2016-151).

Legislation | Canada | 2016

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Polluter pays principle, Monitoring, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations (SOR/2016-137).

Legislation | Canada | 2016

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms) (SOR/2005-248).

Legislation | Canada | 2005

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Research, Biosecurity, Biotechnology

Source: FAO, FAOLEX