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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 193 from 2002-12-31 to 2004-09-30:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

environmental emergency

urgence environnementale

environmental emergency means

  • (a) an uncontrolled, unplanned or accidental release, or release in contravention of regulations made under this Part, of a substance into the environment; or

  • (b) the reasonable likelihood of such a release into the environment. (urgence environnementale)



substance means, except in section 199, a substance on the list of substances established under regulations made under this Part. (substance)

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