Q-2, r. 47 - Regulation respecting the rate to determine the costs of sampling, analysis, inspection or investigation included in the costs of civil or penal proceedings instituted for the purposes of the Environment Quality Act

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chapter Q-2, r. 47
Regulation respecting the rate to determine the costs of sampling, analysis, inspection or investigation included in the costs of civil or penal proceedings instituted for the purposes of the Environment Quality Act
ENVIRONMENT QUALITY — INSPECTION — CIVIL — PENAL
Environment Quality Act
(chapter Q-2, s. 123.5).
Q-2
January 1 2016
The rates prescribed in the Regulation have been indexed as of 1 January 2021 pursuant to the notice published in Part 1 (French) of the Gazette officielle du Québec of 19 December 2020, page 920. (s. 3, Sch. I)
M.O. 2005-10-11; I.N. 2019-12-01.
1. The costs incurred by the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks includes the costs related to the use of the personnel and equipment of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs and, if any, the costs related to the use of external human or material resources.
M.O. 2005-10-11, s. 1.
2. The rate for departmental labour and special equipment is established in Schedule I.
M.O. 2005-10-11, s. 2.
3. Despite section 2, the rate for a laboratory analysis made by the Department is established on the basis of the time required for the analysis at an hourly rate of $128.47, including manpower and equipment.
M.O. 2005-10-11, s. 3.
4. The rate for external human and material resources corresponds to the actual costs incurred by the Minister.
M.O. 2005-10-11, s. 4.
5. The costs established in section 3 and in Schedule I to this Regulation are adjusted on 1 January of each year based on the percentage change in the Consumer Price Indexes for Canada, as published by Statistics Canada; the change is calculated by determining the difference between the average of the monthly indexes for the 12-month period ending on 30 September of the preceding year and the average of the monthly indexes for the equivalent period of the second preceding year.
The Minister is to publish the results of the adjustment in the Gazette officielle du Québec before 1 January of each year and, if the Minister considers it appropriate, by any other means.
M.O. 2005-10-11, s. 5.
6. (Omitted).
M.O. 2005-10-11, s. 6.
SCHEDULE I
(ss. 2 and 5)
RATE FOR THE RESOURCES OF THE MINISTÈRE DU DÉVELOPPEMENT DURABLE, DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT ET DES PARCS
Tarif
ITEMSCOSTS
Labour$ / hour
$ / quarter of an hour
Public servant - technician $51.38*
  $12.85
Professional or engineer $77.11*
  $19.27*
Executive $96.36
  $24.07
Special equipment$ / day or part of day of use
Nitrites and nitrates analyzer $1,027.90
Flame thermocouple detector $38.53
Photo-ionization detector $44.96
Gas detector $25.69
Automatic sampler $128.47
Flow measurement equipment $250.55
Gas-powered portable drill $256.96
Generator $173.46
Mobile laboratory - LEAE
(environmental analysis)
$1,606.10
Mobile laboratory - LMP
(multi-purpose)
$2,561.81
Mobile laboratory - TAGA
(trace atmospheric gas analyzer)
$12,077.97
Water pump$173.46
Air sampler pump$179.89
Electric peristaltic pump$256.96
Submersible pump$481.82
Waterra pump$231.28
Mobile coordination unit$1,458.34
Seismograph$687.43
Water level sensors$19.27
Interface sensors$19.27
Type I sonometer$57.81
Type II sonometer$19.27
Blower$25.69
Portable radioactivity spectrometer$469.01
Water oxidation evaluation station$44.96
Total survey station (including software)$44.96
Meteorological tower$340.49
Safety harness, lifeline and tripod$83.52
Radioactivity measurement kit$552.49
Turbidimeter$64.26
Mobile sampling unit$431.56
* Under the collective agreements in force, the tariff is increased by 50% if a member of the personnel of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs works in excess of normal weekly working hours.
M.O. 2005-10-11, Sch. I.
REFERENCES
M.O. 2005-10-11, 2005 G.O. 2, 4693