Q-2 - Environment Quality Act

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31.17. The Minister may, on the Minister’s own initiative, amend an authorization to operate an industrial establishment if
(1)  the additional requirements prescribed by the Minister under section 31.11 with regard to the control and monitoring of releases of contaminants, including the procedure for sending statements of the results obtained, must be adjusted to allow better control of the sources of contamination; or
(2)  a modification to the conditions, restrictions or prohibitions governing the operation of the industrial establishment must be made following the authorization of a new activity referred to in section 22 or the modification of an authorized activity.
If the Government adopts a regulation applicable to the operator of an industrial establishment under this Act and the operator holds an authorization to operate the establishment, the Minister must adjust the content of the authorization to take into account the new regulatory standards applicable to the operator.
Before making a decision under this section, the Minister must notify the prior notice prescribed by section 5 of the Act respecting administrative justice (chapter J‑3) to the person concerned and grant the latter at least 15 days to submit observations.
1988, c. 49, s. 8; 2017, c. 42017, c. 4, s. 26.
31.17. The application for a depollution attestation shall include the documents and contain the information prescribed by regulation.
However, the Minister may, at any time, require the applicant to furnish him, within such time as he shall determine, with further particulars and dictate how such particulars are to be presented.
1988, c. 49, s. 8.