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Order Declaring that the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations Do Not Apply in Yukon (SOR/2014-279)

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Order Declaring that the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations Do Not Apply in Yukon

SOR/2014-279

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 2014-11-28

Order Declaring that the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations Do Not Apply in Yukon

P.C. 2014-1300 2014-11-27

Whereas the Minister of the Environment has caused to be published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on June 28, 2014, a copy of the proposed Order Declaring that the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations Do Not Apply in Yukon, substantially in the annexed form, and persons were given an opportunity to file comments with respect to the proposed order;

And whereas on October 29, 2014, the Minister of the Environment and the Government of Yukon entered into an equivalency agreement under section 4.1Footnote a of the Fisheries ActFootnote b to the effect that there are in force by or under the laws of Yukon provisions in the Waters ActFootnote c and in the Waters RegulationFootnote d that are equivalent in effect to provisions in the Wastewater Systems Effluent RegulationsFootnote e;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to subsection 4.2(1)Footnote a of the Fisheries ActFootnote b, makes the annexed Order Declaring that the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations Do Not Apply in Yukon.

Declaration

Marginal note:Definitions

 For the purposes of sections 2 and 3, effluent, final discharge point and wastewater system have the same meanings as in section 1 of the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations.

Marginal note:Non-application — Regulations

 The Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations, made under subsection 36(5) of the Fisheries Act, do not apply in respect of a wastewater system in Yukon that would otherwise have been subject to those regulations and that is subject to the Waters Act, S.Y. 2003, c. 19; 2007, c. 6 and the Waters Regulation, Yukon O.I.C. 2003/58.

Marginal note:Non-application — subsection 36(3) of the Act

 Subsection 36(3) of the Fisheries Act does not apply in respect of any deposit of effluent from the final discharge point of a wastewater system referred to in section 2 if the effluent would otherwise have been regulated under the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

 

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