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The new federal Impact Assessment Act (IAA) which came into force on August 28, 2019, represents a fundament shift in federal environmental assessment in Canada. The move from environmental assessment to impact assessment has resulted in a need for guidance on how the new legislation differs from the old and the ramifications of those differences. That’s what A Guide to Canada’s Impact Assessment Act, 2020 Edition aims to provide.
Practical and Informative
Written by three expert environmental lawyers, A Guide to Canada’s Impact Assessment Act, 2020 Edition offers valuable insight into the new Act as well as a detailed review of each of the processes that now govern impact assessment. In particular, practitioners of impact assessment and environmental, resources and infrastructure law will benefit from:
- The overview of the IAA, including the most relevant features
- The 10-point summary of the application and administration of the IAA
- Valuable commentary prepared by a team of leading environmental lawyers
- The full text of the IAA and the accompanying regulations
- The full text of the IAA’s predecessor statute, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012
As the first legal reference on the new legislation, A Guide to Canada’s Impact Assessment Act, 2020 Edition will prove indispensable to:
- Environmental consultants who are responsible for assessing the significance of environmental effects under IAA and numerous environmental regimes across Canada
- Environmental, energy, aboriginal law, and natural resources lawyers in public and private practice who advise clients on IAA issues and the significance of effects in numerous legal contexts
- Management and in-house counsel in the energy, mining and natural resources sectors who seek to comply with IAA and design projects to avoid or minimize significant environmental effects
- Regulatory personnel who administer IAA and other federal, provincial, territorial and self-government regimes that focus on the significance of environmental effects
- Teachers and advanced environmental studies students interested in environmental assessment inside and outside Canada
Table of contents
Part 1: Overview of the Impact Assessment Act
A. The new era
B. History of federal environmental assessment
C. New features in the IAA
D. 10-point summary of the application and administration of the IAA
E. Summary of the process required to carry out impact assessment
Part 2 : Impact Assessment Act and Regulations
Impact Assessment Act, S.C. 2019, c.28, s.1
Information and management of time limits regulations, SOR/2019-283
Physical activities regulations, SOR/2019-285
Designated classes of projects order, SOR/2019-323
Part 3: Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 and key Regulations
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c.19, s.52
Regulations designating physical activities, SOR/2019-285
Prescribed information for the description of a designated project regulations, SOR/2012-148
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