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Contaminated Sites Remediation Act (C.C.S.M.c. C 205).

Country/Territory
Canada
Territorial subdivision
Manitoba
Document type
Legislation
Date
1996 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Soil rehabilitation Polluter pays principle Hazardous substances
Geographical area
Americas, North America
Entry into force notes
The present Act enters into force on 15 May 1997.
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to provide for remediation of contaminated sites in order to reduce the risks of further damage for human health and the environment and, where practicable, to restore such sites. Under the Act, contaminant means any product, substance or organism that is foreign to or in excess of the natural constituents of the environment at the site and that (a) has affected, is affecting or may affect the natural, physical, chemical or biological quality of the environment, or (b)

Full text
English/French
Website
www.gov.mb.ca

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Contaminated Sites Remediation Regulation (Man. Reg. 105/97).

Legislation | Canada | 1997 (2000)

Keyword: Expropriation, Registration, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Royalties/fees, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX