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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 115 from 2002-12-31 to 2017-12-11:

Marginal note:Other regulations

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Ministers, make regulations

    • (a) for the purposes of implementing an international agreement,

      • (i) respecting living organisms, whether or not they are on the Domestic Substances List, and

      • (ii) respecting the safety of the environment or human health, including, but not limited to, the safe transfer, handling and uses of any living organism that is moved across a boundary; and

    • (b) respecting the effective and safe use of living organisms in pollution prevention.

  • Marginal note:Living organisms regulated under other Acts of Parliament

    (2) The Governor in Council shall not make a regulation under subsection (1) in respect of any living organism if the regulation regulates an aspect of the living organism that is regulated by or under any other Act of Parliament in a manner that provides, in the opinion of the Governor in Council, sufficient protection to the environment and human health.

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