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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 236 from 2010-12-10 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Exigent circumstances

  •  (1) In the case of exigent circumstances, an order may be given orally on the condition that it is followed, within seven days, by a written order issued in accordance with section 235.

  • 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.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 236
  • 2009, c. 14, s. 62(E)

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