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Contaminated Sites Protocols Adoption Regulations (N.S. Reg. 17/2017).

Country/Territory
Canada
Territorial subdivision
Nova Scotia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Soil rehabilitation Polluter pays principle Hazardous substances
Geographical area
Americas, North America
Abstract

The present Regulations are made under the Environment Act. In particular, the Protocols developed by the Department of Environment, as amended, are adopted by the Minister of Environment under clause 8A(1)(c) of the Environment Act as standards for the remediation of contaminated sites. Section 3 establishes that the Protocols adopted by these Regulations must be available to the public, clearly identifying amendments and effective dates, The text consists of 3 sections.

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.ns.ca

References - Legislation

Implements

Environment Act (S.N.S. 1994-95, c. 1).

Legislation | Canada | 1994 (2011)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Polluter pays principle, Air quality/air pollution, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Environmental audit, Environmental fees/charges, Education, Research, EIA, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Waste management, Inspection, Dispute settlement, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX