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Bill 83

BILL 83

2021

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT AMENDMENT

ACT, 2021

(Assented to , 2021)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows:

Amends RSA 2000 cE-12 1 The Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act is amended by this Act.

2 Section 170 is amended

(a) by adding “, where the regulations require it,” after “shall”;

(b) in clause (b) by striking out “where the regulations require it,”.

3 Section 173 is amended

(a) by striking out “A person” and substituting “If required by the regulations, a person”;

(b) by striking out “, in accordance with the regulations,”.

1 Explanatory Notes

Explanatory Notes

1 Amends chapter E-12 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta 2000.

2 Section 170 presently reads:

170 A person who manufactures or distributes a designated material for sale in Alberta and a retailer shall

(a) collect the surcharge prescribed for the designated material in accordance with the regulations, and

(b) where the regulations require it, deposit the surcharge in

(i) an industry operated recycling fund, or

(ii) the Recycling Fund.

3 Section 173 presently reads:

173 A person who manufactures or distributes a designated material for sale in Alberta and a retailer shall, in accordance with the regulations, provide in Alberta depots and other methods for the collection and recovery of the designated material.

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4 Section 175 is amended

(a) by adding the following after clause (x):

(x.1) exempting any designated material, activity, industry, person or class of any of them from the application of all or any of the provisions of any regulations made under this section;

(b) by adding the following after clause (z):

(z.1) respecting the provision of and requirements for information to support an application for exemption from the application of all or any of the provisions of any regulations made under this section;

2 Explanatory Notes

4 Section 175 presently reads in part:

(x) exempting any person from the application of all or part of section 169;

(z) respecting the provision of information, reports and returns in respect of designated material and surcharges, including what information, reports and returns must be provided, who must provide them, the person to whom they must be provided and the manner in which and the times at which they must be provided;

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Title: 2021 (30th, 2nd) Bill 83, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Amendment Act, 2021