CEPA

Canadian Environmental Protection Act

Last updated:
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February
2024
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Legislation Overview

Legislation name
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Applicable to
Canada
Purpose
Prevent pollution, encourage sustainable development, protect human health and the environment.
Scope
Pollution prevention, toxic substances control, waste management, enforcement.
Key requirements
Pollution prevention plans, toxic substances control, emergency measures.
Penalties
Imposes penalties for non-compliance, including fines and possibly imprisonment.
EXEMPTIONS
Detailed within specific provisions
Guidance
Environment and Climate Change Canada's website