ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT (CLEAN-UP INSTRUCTIONS) AMENDMENT ACT, 2002 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT (CLEAN‑UP INSTRUCTIONS) AMENDMENT ACT, 2002
(Assented to May 14, 2002)
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 The following is added after section 112:
Issuance of instructions by Director
112.1(1) When the release of a substance has been reported under section 110, the Director may issue instructions immediately to the person responsible for the substance to restore the area affected by the release to a condition satisfactory to the Director.
(2) When instructions are issued under subsection (1) and the person to whom the instructions are issued fails to comply, the Director shall issue an environmental protection order under section 113 to the person responsible for the substance.
3 Section 120 is amended by adding the following after clause (d):
(d.1) respecting the manner in which the Director issues instructions under section 112.1;
4 The following is added after section 256:
Review of Act
257 The Minister must begin a comprehensive review of this Act within 10 years of the coming into force of this section, and every 10 years after that, and must submit to the Legislative Assembly, within one year after beginning the review, a report that includes any amendments recommended by the Minister.
5 This Act comes into force on Proclamation.