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Environmental Assessment Regulations (N.S. Reg. 26/95).

Country/Territory
Canada
Territorial subdivision
Nova Scotia
Document type
Regulation
Date
1995
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Pollution control EIA Polluter pays principle Classification/declassification Environmental fees/charges Environmental planning Enforcement/compliance Indigenous peoples
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

The present Regulations are made under section 49 of the Environment Act and provide together with the Act the legislative framework for environmental assessment . Act and Regulations are administrated by the Environmental Assessment Administrator. The Environmental Assessment Branch (EA Branch) promotes good project planning and sustainable development through the coordination and administration of environmental assessment in Nova Scotia. Table 1 lists developments required to undergo an environmental assessment. These developments are called undertakings and are divided into two classes, Class 1 and Class 2. The text consists of 31 sections and 1 Schedule.

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.ns.ca

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | Canada | 1994

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Environmental Assessment Review Panel Regulations (N.S. Reg. 19/2013).

Legislation | Canada | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Institution, EIA, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX