Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (R.S., 1985, c. A-12)

Content last updated 2018.01.10

Summary Description

An Act to prevent pollution of areas of the arctic waters adjacent to the mainland and islands of the Canadian arctic.

Administration: Minister of Transport; Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development; Minister of Natural Resources ( C.R.C. c. 355 see also 1994, c. 41, s.37(2))

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

Other Related Acts and Regulations

Bills (specific to the act)

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No current bills.

Regulatory Initiatives (specific to the act)

Depending on the date, amendments listed may not yet be included in the consolidated text.

Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 152, No. 1 – January 10, 2018
Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations (Proposed)
SOR/2017-286 December 19, 2017
Comes into force on December 19, 2017

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 151, No. 26 – July 1st, 2017
Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations (Proposed)

Government Notices (specific to the act)

No current notices.

News Releases / Media Advisories