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Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act

Version of section 21 from 2003-03-24 to 2017-07-11:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes of this Act, including regulations

    • (a) respecting the issuance, renewal, revocation and suspension of permits and the circumstances in which persons may be exempted from holding such permits;

    • (b) respecting the exemption of animals and plants, and parts and derivatives of animals and plants, from the operation of any provision of this Act;

    • (c) amending the definitions animal and plant

      • (i) for the purposes of subsection 6(1),

      • (ii) for the purposes of subsection 6(2),

      • (iii) for the purposes of subsection 6(3),

        • (A) in order to protect species that are subject to the legislative authority of Parliament, or

        • (B) at the request of the minister who is responsible for the protection of wild animal or plant species of the government of the province into which the animal or plant is to be transported, where that minister is of the opinion that the transport would be harmful to the environment of that province,

      • (iv) for the purposes of section 7, in order to protect species of animals and plants in a province, other than those species that are subject to the legislative authority of Parliament, at the request of the minister who is responsible for the protection of wild animal or plant species of the government of the province, and

      • (v) for the purposes of section 8;

    • (d) specifying the places and times at which, and the manner in which, animals and plants, classes of animals and plants and parts and derivatives of animals and plants may be imported into Canada and exported from Canada;

    • (e) respecting the marking of animals and plants, and parts and derivatives of animals and plants, and the packaging for animals, plants and parts and derivatives of animals and plants for importation into or exportation from Canada or for transportation from one province to another province;

    • (f) prescribing the documents to be kept by persons mentioned in section 9 and the manner of keeping the documents and the period for which they are to be kept;

    • (g) specifying the terms and conditions under which animals and plants, and parts and derivatives of animals and plants, are to be removed from Canada under section 18;

    • (h) prescribing the manner in which the proceeds resulting from the payment of fines or the execution of orders under this Act shall be distributed;

    • (i) prescribing the fees or charges to be paid in connection with the administration of this Act and the terms and conditions of paying such fees and charges; and

    • (j) generally to implement the Convention.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) The Governor in Council shall make regulations specifying the animals and plants that are listed as “fauna” and “flora”, respectively, in an appendix to the Convention and shall, not later than ninety days after any change to a list in an appendix to the Convention, amend the regulations to reflect that change.

  • 1992, c. 52, s. 21
  • 2002, c. 29, s. 140
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