Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act

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The Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (1970, R.S.C. 1985)[1][2] is a Government of Canada statute to prevent pollution of areas of the arctic waters adjacent to the mainland and islands of the Canadian arctic. The federal departments responsible for enforcing this Act is Natural Resources Canada,[2] Transport Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.[3]


  1. ^ Rothwell, Donald R. (1996). The Polar Regions and the Development of International Law. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. p. 193. ISBN 0-521-56182-5. 
  2. ^ a b "Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-12)". Consolidated Acts. Department of Justice Canada. 1985. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  3. ^ "Table of Public Statutes and Responsible Ministers". Table of Public Statutes, Statutes beginning with A. Department of Justice. 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-10.