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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Version of section 7 from 2003-01-01 to 2009-06-15:


Marginal note:Plans and summaries

  •  (1) Before offering for transport or importing any quantity or concentration of dangerous goods prescribed for the purposes of this section, a person shall have an emergency response assistance plan that is approved under this section and outlines what is to be done if there is an accident in transporting the dangerous goods.

  • Marginal note:Approval of plans

    (2) The Minister or a person designated for the purposes of this section may approve the plan, either indefinitely or for a specified period, where the Minister or the designated person believes on reasonable grounds that it is capable of being implemented and will be effective in responding to any accident in transporting the dangerous goods.

  • Marginal note:Interim approval

    (3) The Minister or the designated person may approve the plan pending an investigation of the matters to be considered under subsection (2) if the Minister or the designated person has no reason to suspect that the plan is incapable of being implemented or will be ineffective.

  • Marginal note:Revocation of approval

    (4) The Minister or a person designated for the purposes of this section may revoke the approval where

    • (a) the Minister or the designated person has requested changes to the plan that he or she believes on reasonable grounds are needed to make it effective and the changes have been refused or have not been made; or

    • (b) the Minister or the designated person believes on reasonable grounds that the plan is no longer capable of being implemented.

  • 1992, c. 34, s. 7
  • 1994, c. 26, s. 69
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