Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations - User Guide: chapter 3


Definitions and Interpretation

3.1 References to Definitions

The Regulations set out important definitions and interpretations, among them the definitions of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material. These two definitions are outlined in detail in the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations - Guide to Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Classification (hereafter referred to as the Guide to Classification). Other important definitions are set out in Section 4 of the Regulations.

3.2 Authorized Facilities and Authorized Carriers

Authorization for facilities and carriers must be made in a form that is applicable and acceptable to the responsible jurisdiction, either through regulation, legislation, or permit. The regulatee must submit a notification to Environment and Climate Change Canada containing the registration number issued by either the province or territory of import or the country of export or import.

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