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The Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act

C.C.S.M. c. D12

The Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act

1 Definitions
2 (1) Non-application of Act
(2) Non-application of Act
(3) Crown bound
3 Handling of dangerous goods in accordance with Act
4 Director
5 (1) Inspectors
(2) Designation of federal employees as inspectors
6 Environment officers
7 (1) Appointment of advisory committee
(2) Expenses of members of advisory committees
8 (1) Licence to handle licensable hazardous wastes
(2) Licence to transport hazardous waste
(3) Hazardous waste to be disposed of at licensed facility
(4) Licence to operate hazardous waste disposal facility
(5) Application for licence or temporary operating permit
(6) Licence to handle licensable hazardous wastes
(7) Licence to transport hazardous wastes
(8) Certain operations not contraventions under Act
9 (1) Prior registration to handle hazardous waste
(2) Registration of existing handling of hazardous waste
(3) Certain continued handling not a contravention
10 (1) Action by director upon receipt of application
(2) Environmental review and assessment
(3) Factors to consider
11 (1) Director may issue or refuse to issue licence or permit
(2) Suspension or cancellation of licence or permit
12 Manifest
13 Various orders by director
14 Safe handling required
14.1 Misleading safety marks
15 Repealed
16 (1) Remedial order
(2) To whom order may be directed
(3) Requirements of remedial order
(4) Additional requirements
17 Order to lessen risk of escape or spillage of any dangerous goods
18 (1) Powers of environment officers and inspectors
(1.1) Presentation of identification
(2) Assistance to inspectors and environment officers
19 (1) Hold orders
(2) Compliance with hold order
(3) Expiry of hold order
(4) Abatement of damages
(5) Report to department
20 Powers of environment officer
21 Termination, variation, etc. of order
22 (1) Director may cause work to be done
(2) Order to pay costs
(3) Subsequent order to pay costs
(3.1) Costs that may be included in an order
(3.2) Amount recoverable as debt
(4) Certificate of debt
23 Obstruction
24 (1) Appeals from actions of environment officers and inspectors
(2) Action by director on appeal
25 Appeals from director's actions
26 (1) Disposition of an appeal by the minister
(2) Appeal does not operate as stay of order, etc.
(3) Disposition of appeal by minister
27 Variation or reversal of minister's decision
28 Reporting of environmental accident
29 (1) Special powers of environment officers and inspectors
(2) Non-application of section 24
30 (1) Issuance of instructions by environment officer
(2) Persons as agents of government
(3) Exemption from liability
(4) Recovery of costs
(5) Subsequent order to pay costs
(6) Costs that may be included in an order
(7) Amount recoverable as debt
(8) Certificate of debt
30.1 (1) Minister may demand payment from third party
(2) Demand must be served personally
(3) Service at place of business
(4) Service on a partnership
(5) Application of demand to periodic payments
(6) Amount payable by third party
(7) Status of demand for payment
(8) Personal liability under a third party demand
(9) Payment discharges liability
30.2 Protection from liability
31 Offences
32 Separate offences
32.1 (1) Penalties on individuals
(2) Penalties on corporations
32.2 Judge may restore licence
32.3 Other penalties
33 Laying of information
33.1 Limitation on prosecution
34 Liability of director or officer of corporation
35 (1) Admissibility of report or certificate as evidence
(2) Admissibility of copy of extract as evidence
(3) Analyst or inspector may be required to attend
(4) Service of duplicate of report etc., on a party required
35.1 Evidence: safety marks, labels or accompanying documents
36 (1) Order binding on subsequent purchaser
(2) Transfer of licence or permit
(3) Director may impose conditions
(4) Reissuance of transferred licence or permit
(5) Terms and conditions binding on transferee
37 Proprietary information
38 Insurance
39 (1) Power to conduct inquiry
(2) Powers of persons conducting inquiry
40 (1) Regulations
(2) Adoption of other regulations
41 (1) Conflict between Acts
(2) Application of Act to developments
42 Application of regulation
43 Municipality may make by-laws
44 Commencement