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Report of the Terra Nova Development Project Environmental Assessment Panel

Appendix F: Acts, Regulations and Guidelines cited in the Report

International Agreements

  • The Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea of l0 December l982 Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks U.N.Doc./A/CONF.164/37 (1995)
  • Convention on Biological Diversity U.N.Doc.UNEP/Bio.Div./N7INC.5/4 (1992)
  • The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987) Int. Leg. Mat. 26:1541 Nov 87
  • The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (1992) Int. Leg. Mat. 31:876 Jul 92
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeUN.Doc. A./AC.236/18 (1992)

Federal Acts

  • Canadian Environmental Assessment Act S.C., 1992, c.37
  • Canadian Environmental Protection Act R.S.C.,1985,c.16
  • Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act S.C.,1987, c.3
  • Canada Shipping Act R.S.C., 1985, c.S-9
  • Environmental Assessment and Review Process Guidelines Order P.C. 1984-2132 31 June 1984
  • Oceans Act S.C., 1996,c.31

Provincial Acts

  • Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation (Newfoundland) Act R.S.N., 1986, c.37
  • Labour Relations Act R.S.N., 1977, c.64


  • Newfoundland and Labrador Petroleum Regulations, 1977 139/78


  • Environmental Code of Practice for Treatment and Disposal of Waste Discharges from Offshore Oil and Gas Operations, Department of Environment. Environmental Protection Directorate. Industrial Programs Branch, 1990.
  • Offshore Waste Treatment Guidelines, published by National Energy Board, Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board, and Canada-Nova-Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, September 1996