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Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events Notification Regulations (SOR/2011-91)

Regulations are current to 2022-11-16

Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events Notification Regulations

SOR/2011-91

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 2011-03-25

Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events Notification Regulations

P.C. 2011-455 2011-03-25

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 ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events Notification Regulations.

  •  (1) For the purpose of subsection 38(4) of the Fisheries Act, the following persons are prescribed:

    • (a) those providing 24-hour emergency telephone service provided by the office set out in column 2 of the schedule for the province, set out in column 1, where the occurrence of the deposit of a deleterious substance out of the normal course of events or the serious and imminent danger of such a deposit takes place; or

    • (b) the pollution prevention officer referred to in paragraph 5(8)(a) or subsection 5(9) of the Pollutant Discharge Reporting Regulations, 1995.

  • (2) Any person required by subsection 38(4) of the Fisheries Act to report the occurrence of a deposit of a deleterious substance out of the normal course of events or the serious and imminent danger of such a deposit shall without delay notify

    • (a) in all cases other than those mentioned in paragraph (b), an inspector or a person referred to in paragraph (1)(a) at the applicable telephone number set out in column 3 of the schedule; or

    • (b) in the case of the master of a vessel, the owner of a vessel or the operator of an oil handling facility to whom the Pollutant Discharge Reporting Regulations, 1995 apply, an inspector or the person referred to in paragraph (1)(b).

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE(Section 1)

Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
ProvinceOfficeTelephone number
1OntarioSpills Action Centre416-325-3000 or 1-800-268-6060Footnote for Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events*
Ontario Ministry of the Environment
2QuebecEnvironmental Protection Operations Directorate – Quebec514-283-2333 or 1-866-283-2333Footnote for Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events*
Environment Canada
3Nova ScotiaMaritimes Regional Office902-426-6030 or 1-800-565-1633Footnote for Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events*
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
4New BrunswickMaritimes Regional Office902-426-6030 or 1-800-565-1633Footnote for Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events*
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
5ManitobaManitoba Department of Conservation204-944-4888
6British ColumbiaBritish Columbia Provincial Emergency Program1-800-663-3456
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
7Prince Edward IslandMaritimes Regional Office902-426-6030 or 1-800-565-1633Footnote for Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events*
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
8SaskatchewanSaskatchewan Ministry of Environment1-800-667-7525
9AlbertaAlberta Ministry of Environment780-422-4505 or 1-800-222-6514Footnote for Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events*
10Newfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland and Labrador Regional Office709-772-2083 or 1-800-563-9089Footnote for Notification of Deposit Out of the Normal Course of Events*
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
11YukonYukon Department of Environment867-667-7244
12Northwest TerritoriesDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources867-920-8130
Government of the Northwest Territories
13NunavutDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources867-920-8130
Government of the Northwest Territories
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