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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Version of section 32 from 2003-01-01 to 2009-06-15:


Marginal note:Protective directions

  •  (1) The Minister or a person designated for the purposes of this section may, if satisfied of the matters described in subsection (2), direct a person engaged in handling, offering for transport, transporting or importing dangerous goods, or supplying or importing standardized means of containment, to cease that activity or to conduct other activities to reduce any danger to public safety.

  • Marginal note:Emergency

    (2) The Minister or the designated person must be satisfied that the direction is necessary to deal with an emergency that involves danger to public safety and cannot be effectively dealt with under any other provision of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Revocation of protective direction

    (3) The Minister or a person designated for the purposes of this section may revoke the direction where the Minister or the designated person is satisfied that the direction is no longer needed.

  • 1992, c. 34, s. 32
  • 1994, c. 26, s. 73
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