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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 236 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-12-09:

Marginal note:Exigent circumstances

  •  (1) In the case of exigent circumstances, an order may be given orally, but within the period of seven days immediately after it is so given, a written order must be issued in accordance with section 235.

  • Marginal note:Definition of “exigent circumstances”

    (2) For greater certainty, exigent circumstances includes circumstances in which the delay necessary to issue a written order that meets the requirements of subsection 235(6) would result in danger to human life or the environment.

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