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Vol. 145, No. 8 — April 13, 2011

Registration

SOR/2011-92 March 25, 2011

FISHERIES ACT

P.C. 2011-456 March 25, 2011

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to paragraph 38(9)(a) of the Fisheries Act (see footnote a), hereby makes the annexed Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Fisheries Act.

REGULATIONS AMENDING CERTAIN REGULATIONS MADE UNDER THE FISHERIES ACT

PULP AND PAPER EFFLUENT REGULATIONS

1. Subsections 32(1) and (2) of the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations (see footnote 1) are replaced by the following:

32. (1) For the purpose of subsection 38(4) of the Act, the person occupying the position set out in column II of Schedule VI for the province, set out in column I, where the mill or the off-site treatment facility is located is a prescribed person.

(2) Any person required by subsection 38(4) of the Act to report the occurrence of a deposit of a deleterious substance out of the normal course of events shall, if a deposit has occurred, submit a written report to an inspector or the person referred to in subsection (1) as soon as possible in the circumstances, but at the latest 30 days after the day on which the deposit occurred.

2. Subsections 38(1) and (2) of the Regulations are replaced by the following:

38. (1) For the purpose of subsection 38(4) of the Act, the person occupying the position set out in item 6, column II, of Schedule VI is a prescribed person.

(2) Any person required by subsection 38(4) of the Act to report the occurrence of a deposit of a deleterious substance out of the normal course of events shall, if a deposit has occurred, submit a written report to an inspector or the person referred to in subsection (1) as soon as possible in the circumstances, but at the latest 30 days after the day on which the deposit occurred.

3. Schedule VI to the Regulations is replaced by the Schedule VI set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations.

METAL MINING EFFLUENT REGULATIONS

4. Subsection 14(1.1) of the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (see footnote 2) is amended by replacing “paragraph 29(a)” with “section 29”.

5. Section 29 of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

29. For the purpose of subsection 38(4) of the Act, the person occupying the position set out in column 2 of Schedule 6.1 for the province, set out in column 1, where the mine is located is a prescribed person.

6. Subsection 31(1) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

31. (1) Any person required by subsection 38(4) of the Act to report the occurrence of a deposit of a deleterious substance out of the normal course of events shall, if a deposit has occurred, submit a written report to an inspector or the person referred to in section 29 as soon as possible in the circumstances, but at the latest 30 days after the day on which the deposit occurred.

7. Schedule 6.1 to the Regulations is replaced by the Schedule 6.1 set out in Schedule 2 to these Regulations.

COMING INTO FORCE

8. These Regulations come into force on the day on which the Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events Notification Regulations come into force, but if these Regulations are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE 1
(Section 3)

SCHEDULE VI
(Subsections 32(1) and 38(1))

PRESCRIBED PERSONS FOR REPORTING


Item

Column I
Province

Column II
Position

1.

Ontario

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Ontario
Environment Canada

2.

Quebec

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Quebec
Environment Canada

3.

Nova Scotia

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Atlantic
Environment Canada

4.

New Brunswick

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Atlantic
Environment Canada

5.

Manitoba

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Prairie and Northern
Environment Canada

6.

British Columbia

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Pacific and Yukon
Environment Canada

7.

Saskatchewan

Executive Director
Compliance and Field Services Branch
Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

8.

Alberta

Director
Enforcement and Monitoring Division
Alberta Ministry of Environment

9.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Atlantic
Environment Canada

SCHEDULE 2
(Section 7)

SCHEDULE 6.1
(Section 29)

PRESCRIBED PERSONS FOR REPORTING


Item

Column 1
Province

Column 2
Position

 1.

Ontario

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Ontario
Environment Canada

 2.

Quebec

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Quebec
Environment Canada

 3.

Nova Scotia

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Atlantic
Environment Canada

 4.

New Brunswick

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Atlantic
Environment Canada

 5.

Manitoba

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Prairie and Northern
Environment Canada

 6.

British Columbia

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Pacific and Yukon
Environment Canada

 7.

Prince Edward Island

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Atlantic
Environment Canada

 8.

Saskatchewan

Executive Director
Compliance and Field Services Branch
Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

 9.

Alberta

Director
Enforcement and Monitoring Division
Alberta Ministry of Environment

10.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Atlantic
Environment Canada

11.

Yukon

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Pacific and Yukon
Environment Canada

12.

Northwest Territories

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Prairie and Northern
Environment Canada

13.

Nunavut

Regional Director
Environmental Enforcement Division — Prairie and Northern
Environment Canada

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for these Regulations appears following SOR/2011-90, Release and Environmental Emergency Notification Regulations

Footnote a
R.S., c. F-14

Footnote 1
SOR/92-269

Footnote 2
SOR/2002-222