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Hazardous Materials Information Review Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2015-02-11 to 2020-03-17:

  •  (1) In these Regulations,


    Act means the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act; (Loi)

    CAS registry number

    CAS registry number[Repealed, SOR/2015-18, s. 1]

    electronic document

    electronic document means data that is recorded or stored on any medium in or by a computer system or other similar device and that can be read or perceived by a person or a computer system or other similar device. It includes a display, printout or other output of that data. (document électronique)

    electronic signature

    electronic signature means a signature that consists of one or more letters, characters, numbers or other symbols in digital form incorporated in, attached to or associated with an electronic document and that results from the application by a person of a technology or process that permits the following to be proved:

    • (a) the signature resulting from the use by a person of the technology or process is unique to the person;

    • (b) the technology or process is used by a person to incorporate, attach or associate the person’s signature to the electronic document; and

    • (c) the technology or process can be used to identify the person using the technology or process. (signature électronique)

    existing claim for exemption

    existing claim for exemption[Repealed, SOR/2002-235, s. 1]

    original claim

    original claim means a claim for exemption that is filed by a claimant in respect of information relating to a hazardous product, but does not include a refiled claim. (demande originale)

    product identifier

    product identifier means the chemical name, common name, generic name, trade-name or brand name of a hazardous product. (identificateur de produit)

    refiled claim

    refiled claim means a claim for exemption that is filed in respect of information relating to a hazardous product, that is filed by the claimant who filed the original claim relating to that product, and that is solely in respect of any of the information that, under subsection 19(2) of the Act, is or was previously exempt from disclosure in relation to that product. (demande représentée)

    subsequent claim for exemption

    subsequent claim for exemption[Repealed, SOR/2002-235, s. 1]

  • (2) For the purposes of the Act, affected party means, in respect of a hazardous product that is the subject of a claim for exemption, a person who is not a competitor of the claimant and uses, supplies or is otherwise involved in the use or supply of the hazardous product at a work place, and includes

    • (a) a supplier of the hazardous product;

    • (b) an employee at the work place;

    • (c) an employer at the work place;

    • (d) a safety and health professional for the work place;

    • (e) a safety and health representative or a member of a safety and health committee for the work place; and

    • (f) a person who is authorized in writing to represent

      • (i) a supplier referred to in paragraph (a) or an employer referred to in paragraph (c), or

      • (ii) an employee referred to in paragraph (b), except where that person is an official or a representative of a trade union that is not certified or recognized in respect of the work place.

  • (3) For the purposes of subsection 46(3) of the Act, a medical professional is a nurse who is registered or licensed, and entitled under the laws of a province to practise nursing and who is practising nursing under those laws in that province.

  • SOR/89-288, s. 1
  • SOR/91-419, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-235, s. 1
  • SOR/2008-261, s. 1
  • SOR/2015-17, s. 10
  • SOR/2015-18, s. 1
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