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Environmental Protection Act

ONTARIO REGULATION 245/11

Registrations under Part II.2 of the Act — General

Consolidation Period: From March 6, 2015 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment:  O. Reg. 46/15.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Part i
Interpretation

Definition

1. In this Regulation,

“Ministry’s electronic system” means the electronic system that is available on a website maintained by the Ministry on the Internet for a purpose that includes, but is not limited to, the purpose of enabling persons to register an activity in the Registry established under subsection 20.20 (1) of the Act. O. Reg. 46/15, s. 1.

Part II
Registration

Registration

2. (1) A person who engages or proposes to engage in an activity prescribed for the purposes of subsection 20.21 (1) of the Act may register the activity by filing information in the Registry using the Ministry’s electronic system.  O. Reg. 245/11, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 46/15, s. 2 (1).

(2) The information filed in the Registry under subsection (1) shall include the following information:

1. The contact information of the person who is engaging in or who proposes to engage in the activity.

2. Information about the activity.

3. Information about the site at which the person is engaging in or proposes to engage in the activity.

4. Any additional information required by the Director.  O. Reg. 245/11, s. 2 (2).

(3) One of the following persons shall, using the Ministry’s electronic system, certify that the information filed in the Registry under subsection (1) is complete and accurate:

1. If the person engaging in the activity is an individual, the person engaging in the activity.

2. If the person engaging in the activity is a corporation, an officer or director of or a person who has authority to bind the corporation.

3. If the person engaging in the activity is a partnership,

i. an individual who is a partner in the partnership, or

ii. an officer or director of or person who has authority to bind a corporation that is a partner in the partnership.  O. Reg. 245/11, s. 2 (3); O. Reg. 46/15, s. 2 (2).

(4) If a person registers an activity in the Registry under this section, the Director shall,

(a) file a confirmation of the registration in respect of the activity in the Registry; and

(b) send an electronic notification to the person who registered the activity, notifying the person that the confirmation of registration has been provided to the person in the Registry. O. Reg. 345/12, s. 3.

(5) For the purposes of clause 182 (1) (c) of the Act, a confirmation of registration is sufficiently given to a person if the Director complies with subsection (4) in respect of the confirmation. O. Reg. 345/12, s. 3.

Updating of filed information

3. (1) For the purposes of clause 20.22 (2) (a) of the Act, if a person who engages in an activity registered under section 2 becomes aware that any information filed in the Registry is no longer complete or accurate, the person shall ensure that complete and accurate information is filed in the Registry, using the Ministry’s electronic system, within 30 days after the day the person becomes aware that the information is no longer complete or accurate.  O. Reg. 245/11, s. 3 (1); O. Reg. 46/15, s. 3 (1).

(2) A person authorized to provide certification under subsection 2 (3) shall, using the Ministry’s electronic system, certify that the information filed under subsection (1) is complete and accurate.  O. Reg. 245/11, s. 3 (2); O. Reg. 46/15, s. 3 (2).

New information required by Director

4. (1) For the purposes of clauses 20.22 (2) (a) and (b) of the Act, if, after a person has registered an activity under section 2 of this Regulation, a new requirement for information to be filed in the Registry is imposed under subsection 2 ( 2) of this Regulation, the Director may give notice to the person who registered the activity that the person must file the newly required information in the Registry. O. Reg. 46/15, s. 4.

(2) A person given notice under subsection (1) shall file the newly required information in the Registry using the Ministry’s electronic system by the date specified in the notice. O. Reg. 46/15, s. 4.

(3) A person authorized to provide certification under subsection 2 (3) shall, using the Ministry’s electronic system, certify that the information filed under subsection (2) is complete and accurate. O. Reg. 46/15, s. 4.

Part III (ss. 5-10) Revoked: O. Reg. 345/12, s. 4.

Part iV (ss. 11-17) Revoked: O. Reg. 345/12, s. 4.

Part v (ss. 18-24) Revoked: O. Reg. 345/12, s. 4.

25. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation).  O. Reg. 245/11, s. 25.

 

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