Q-2, r. 44 - Regulation respecting the reuse of water containers with a capacity exceeding 8 litres

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chapter Q-2, r. 44
Regulation respecting the reuse of water containers with a capacity exceeding 8 litres
ENVIRONMENT QUALITY — REUSE OF WATER CONTAINERS EXCEEDING 8 LITRES
Environment Quality Act
(chapter Q-2, ss. 31, 53.28, 115.27 and 115.34).
Q-2
September 1 2012
1. In this Regulation, “to market” means to offer for sale, sell, distribute or otherwise make available to consumers.
O.C. 84-2008, s. 1.
2. To reduce the volume of residual materials and facilitate reclamation by reuse, containers with a capacity exceeding 8 litres used to market water intended for human consumption must satisfy the following conditions:
(1)  be designed and manufactured to be refilled a number of times during their useful life for the purposes of the marketing;
(2)  be handled by a recovery system with a view to their reuse; and
(3)  bear a clear indication that they are returnable and reusable.
O.C. 84-2008, s. 2.
2.1. A monetary administrative penalty of $350 in the case of a natural person or $1,500 in other cases may be imposed on any person who markets water intended for human consumption in containers with a capacity exceeding 8 litres that do not satisfy the condition prescribed by paragraph 3 of section 2.
O.C. 673-2013, s. 1.
2.2. A monetary administrative penalty of $500 in the case of a natural person or $2,500 in other cases may be imposed on any person who markets water intended for human consumption in containers with a capacity exceeding 8 litres that do not satisfy the conditions prescribed by paragraph 1 or 2 of section 2.
O.C. 673-2013, s. 1.
3. Every person marketing water intended for human consumption in containers with a capacity exceeding 8 litres that do not comply with the condition prescribed by paragraph 3 of section 2 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $2,000 to $100,000 or, in other cases, to a fine of $6,000 to $600,000.
O.C. 84-2008, s. 3; O.C. 673-2013, s. 2.
3.1. Every person marketing water intended for human consumption in containers with a capacity exceeding 8 litres that do not comply with the conditions prescribed by paragraph 1 or 2 of section 2 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $2,500 to $250,000 or, in other cases, to a fine of $7,500 to $1,500,000.
O.C. 673-2013, s. 2.
4. (Omitted).
O.C. 84-2008, s. 4.
REFERENCES
O.C. 84-2008, 2008 G.O. 2, 660
O.C. 673-2013, 2013 G.O. 2, 1786