9. Every person who accidentally releases a hazardous material into the environment shall immediately
(1) stop the spill;
(2) inform the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks; and
(3) recover the hazardous material and remove all contaminated material that is not cleaned or treated on site.
Subject to the provisions of section 13 of the Regulation respecting halocarbons (chapter Q-2, r. 29), the requirements of subparagraphs 2 and 3 of the first paragraph do not apply in the case of the release of a gaseous halocarbon.
O.C. 1310-97, s. 9; O.C. 1091-2004, s. 71.