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filed November 27, 2014 under Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993, S.O. 1993, c. 28

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ontario regulation 226/14

made under the

Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993

Made: October 22, 2014
Filed: November 27, 2014
Published on e-Laws: November 27, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 13, 2014

Amending O. Reg. 681/94

(Classification of Proposals for Instruments)

1. Section 3 of Ontario Regulation 681/94 is revoked and the following substituted:

Class 1 Proposals ­­- Ontario Water Resources Act

3. (1) Subject to subsection (2), a proposal for a permit under the Ontario Water Resources Act that would authorize a new transfer or an increased transfer within the meaning of subsection 34.5 (1) of the Act or the taking of water is a Class 1 proposal for an instrument.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to,

(a) a proposal for a permit only,

(i) for the purposes of irrigation of agricultural crops,

(ii) for the purposes of watering livestock or poultry, or

(iii) for both of the purposes described in subclauses (i) and (ii);

(b) a proposal to issue or amend a permit in response to a request made under section 34.8 of the Ontario Water Resources Act; or

(c) a proposal for a permit described in subsection (1) if the permit would authorize the taking or transfer of water for a period of less than 365 days from the date the taking or transfer begins.


2. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day subsection 1 (8) of the Safeguarding and Sustaining Ontario’s Water Act, 2007 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.