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Inclusion List Regulations (SOR/94-637)

Regulations are current to 2020-11-02 and last amended on 2014-12-31. Previous Versions

Inclusion List Regulations

SOR/94-637

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ACT

Registration 1994-10-07

Regulations Prescribing Physical Activities and Classes of Physical Activities Not Relating to Physical Works that May Require an Environmental Assessment

P.C. 1994-1686 1994-10-07

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to paragraph 59(b) of the Canadian Environmental Assessment ActFootnote *, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations prescribing physical activities and classes of physical activities not relating to physical works that may require an environmental assessment, effective on the day on which section 59 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act comes into force.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Inclusion List Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

borrow site

borrow site means a site from which earth material is extracted in order to obtain topsoil, sand, gravel, rock, crushed stone, building stone, or other mineral aggregate for use elsewhere; (site d’emprunt)

drilling program

drilling program means

ecodistrict

ecodistrict means an ecodistrict as described in the publication entitled “A National Ecological Framework For Canada” published by the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Department of the Environment, and as depicted on those maps that contain ecodistricts and that are included in the series of maps entitled “Terrestrial Ecozones and Ecoregions of Canada”, published by the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, as amended from time to time. (écodistrict)

effective dose

effective dose has the meaning assigned in subsection 1(1) of the Radiation Protection Regulations; (dose efficace)

exemption quantity

exemption quantity has the meaning assigned in section 1 of the Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations; (quantité d’exemption)

germplasm

germplasm has the same meaning as in section 10 of the Health of Animals Regulations; (matériel génétique)

historic canal

historic canal means a historic canal set out in column I of an item of Schedule I to the Historic Canals Regulations; (canal historique)

Indian reserve

Indian reserve means a reserve as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act; (réserve indienne)

marine or freshwater seismic survey

marine or freshwater seismic survey means a geophysical operation that uses a seismic energy source to generate acoustic waves that propagate through the earth, are reflected from or refracted along subsurface layers of the earth and are subsequently recorded; (étude sismique marine ou d’eau douce)

military weapons platform

military weapons platform means a vehicle, ship or aircraft that is designed for the operation of a military weapon; (plate-forme d’armes militaires)

national historic site

national historic site means a place that is commemorated under section 3 of the Historic Sites and Monuments Act and is under the administration of the Parks Canada Agency; (lieu historique national)

national park

national park means

  • (a) a park described in Schedule 1 to the Canada National Parks Act, and

  • (b) a park established pursuant to a federal-provincial agreement that is under the responsibility of the Parks Canada Agency and is not described in Schedule 1 to the Canada National Parks Act; (parc national)

national park reserve

national park reserve means

  • (a) a national park reserve of Canada named and described in Schedule 2 to the Canada National Parks Act, and

  • (b) a national park reserve that is under the responsibility of the Parks Canada Agency and that is not described in Schedule 2 to the Canada National Parks Act; (réserve à vocation de parc national)

nuclear substance

nuclear substance has the meaning assigned in section 2 of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act; (substance nucléaire)

prescribed substances

prescribed substances[Repealed, SOR/2003-349, s. 1]

regulated animal

regulated animal has the same meaning as in section 10 of the Health of Animals Regulations; (animal réglementé)

scheduled quantity

scheduled quantity or SQ[Repealed, SOR/2003-349, s. 1]

unsealed source

unsealed source has the meaning assigned in section 1 of the Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations; (source non scellée)

water body

water body means any water body, including a canal, reservoir, an ocean, and a wetland, up to the high-water mark, but does not include a sewage or waste treatment lagoon or a mine tailings pond; (plan d’eau)

wetland

wetland means a swamp, marsh, bog, fen or other land that is covered by water during at least three consecutive months of the year. (terres humides)

  • SOR/99-436, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-280, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-349, s. 1
  • SOR/2005-261, s. 2
  • SOR/2006-223, s. 27
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 117

General

 The physical activities and classes of physical activities set out in the schedule are prescribed for the purpose of paragraph (b) of the definition project in subsection 2(1) of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act except in so far as they relate to a physical work.

  • SOR/99-436, s. 2
 
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