Marginal note:Provision of annual summary
15 (1) A registrant must provide the Minister with an annual summary in respect of an active ingredient if
(a) the active ingredient is a component of a pest control product that is the subject of an incident about which the registrant received information during the year; and
(b) the active ingredient is implicated in at least 10 incidents of the type set out in paragraph (a), each of which relates to the same type of subject of exposure referred to in section 2, namely, a human, an animal or one set out in paragraphs 2(f) to (h).
Marginal note:Definition of year
(1.1) For the purposes of this section, the term year means a calendar year.
(2) The annual summary must contain the following information:
(a) in respect of each incident referred to in paragraph (1)(b), the category of incident set out in section 2; and
(b) a concise critical analysis of all the data relating to the active ingredient, including a comparison with analyses of past years and commentary on any changes that arose during the year in the risk profile of any pest control product of which the active ingredient is a component.
(3) The annual summary must be provided by March 31 of the year that follows the year during which the registrant receives information about the incidents specified in subsection (1).
Marginal note:Transitional period – annual summary
15.1 (1) A registrant who, during the year preceding the day on which this section comes into force, receives information about any incident that is associated with one of its pest control products must also, by the date set out in subsection (3), provide an annual summary in respect of any active ingredient that is a component of one of its pest control products and that is implicated in at least 10 incidents about which it has received information in that calendar year.
(2) The annual summary must contain the information referred to in subsection 15(2) as it read immediately before the day on which this section comes into force.
(3) The annual summary must be provided to the Minister by March 31, 2022.
Marginal note:Minister’s request
16 Every registrant must provide the Minister with the information referred to in subsection 3(1) that they have received but have not already provided, within 24 hours after the Minister requests it for the purpose of responding to a situation that endangers human health, animal health or terrestrial or aquatic plants.
Marginal note:Keep and submit at Minister’s request
17 Every registrant and applicant must keep a record of every incident report and any information they have that relates to that report for six years after the day on which the report is provided to the Minister. The record must be provided to the Minister, on request, for the purpose of making comparisons or a historical analysis of the incidents or to permit the Minister to exercise powers under the Act.
Placement in Register
Marginal note:Incident reports and supplemental information
18 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister must place all incident reports that relate to registered pest control products in the Register, including any supplemental information in support of the reports that is volunteered by the registrant or applicant, such as any relevant opinion or commentary.
(2) The Minister must remove from the incident reports, and from any supplemental information provided in connection with them, all personal information as defined in section 3 of the Privacy Act.
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Coming into force
19 These Regulations come into force six months after the day on which they are registered.
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