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On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems Standard Adoption Regulations
made under clause 8A(1)(c) of the
S.N.S. 1994-95, c. 1
N.S. Reg. 56/2017 (March 24, 2017, effective May 1, 2017)
1 These regulations may be cited as the On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems Standard Adoption Regulations.
2 The On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems Standard developed by the Department of Environment, as amended or replaced from time to time, is adopted by the Minister of Environment under clause 8A(1)(c) of the Environment Act as a standard setting out the minimum requirements for selecting, designing, installing, repairing and altering an on-site sewage disposal system, or its parts, that handles sewage that does not include any significant volume of wastewater from an industrial source.
3 The standard adopted by these regulations must be available to the public, clearly identifying amendments and effective dates, as follows:
(a) on the Department of Environment’s website, which, as of the date these regulations are in force, is at https://www.novascotia.ca/nse/wastewater/On.site.Sewage.Disposal.Standard.asp
and https://www.novascotia.ca/nse/wastewater/docs/On-site-Sewage-Disposal-Systems-Standard.pdf; and
(b) at the offices of the Department of Environment, which, as of the date these regulations are in force, is at 1903 Barrington Street, Suite 2085, Halifax, Nova Scotia.