Q-2 - Environment Quality Act

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31.58. Where a characterization study performed pursuant to this Act reveals the presence in land of contaminants in a concentration exceeding the regulatory limit values, the person or municipality who had the study performed shall apply for registration in the land register of a notice of contamination on being informed of the presence of such contaminants.
The notice of contamination must contain, in addition to a description of the land,
(1)  the name and address of the applicant for registration of the notice and of the owner of the land ;
(2)  the name of the municipality in which the land is situated and the land use authorized by the zoning by-laws ; and
(3)  a summary of the characterization study, certified by an expert referred to in section 31.65, stating among other things the nature of the contaminants present in the land.
In addition, the person or municipality must transmit to the Minister and to the owner of the land a duplicate of the notice bearing a registration certificate or a copy of the notice certified by the Land Registrar. On receipt of the document, the Minister shall transmit a copy to the municipality in which the land is situated ; if the land is situated in a territory referred to in section 133 or 168 that is not constituted as a municipality, the document is transmitted to the body designated by the Minister.
2002, c. 11, s. 2.