An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in December 2009.

Status

In committee (Senate), as of Oct. 29, 2009
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to remove the requirement for an individual to show that an alleged offence under the Act has caused significant harm to the environment in order to proceed with an environmental protection action. It also provides for fine splitting and an order for the recovery of costs in private prosecutions for offences under the Act.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.