Q-2, r. 7.1 - Regulation respecting sand pits and quarries

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2. For the purposes of this Regulation, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
Act means the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2); (Loi)
ambient noise means the total noise present in a given situation, at a certain time, usually composed of noise emitted by several near and remote sources; (bruit ambiant)
dwelling means any construction intended to lodge persons and connected to individual or collective systems for the supply of drinking water and the treatment of waste water; (habitation)
Minister means the Minister responsible for the administration of the Environment Quality Act; (ministre)
overburden means any material covering the surface mineral substances of a quarry or sand pit and that is removed so that the substance may be mined, except topsoil within the meaning of subparagraph 16 of the first paragraph of section 0.1 of the Act respecting the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities (chapter P-41.1); (découverte)
particles means any substance that is finely divided, in liquid or solid form, in suspension in a gaseous environment, except water non-chemically bound; (particules)
particular noise means a component of the ambient noise that may be specifically identified and is associated with the activities carried out in the quarry or sand pit; (bruit particulier)
professional means a professional within the meaning of section 1 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26); (professionnel)
public institution means any of the following institutions:
correctional facility means any facility used for the detention of persons and governed by the Act respecting the Québec correctional system (chapter S-40.1); (établissement de détention)
educational institution means any institution providing preschool, elementary or secondary education and governed by the Education Act (chapter I-13.3) or by the Education Act for Cree, Inuit and Naskapi Native Persons (chapter I-14), a private educational institution governed by the Act respecting private education (chapter E-9.1), an institution whose instructional program is the subject of an international agreement within the meaning of the Act respecting the Ministère des Relations internationales (chapter M-25.1.1), a general and vocational college, a university, a research institute, a superior school or an educational institution of which more than one-half of the operating expenditures are paid out of the appropriations voted by the National Assembly, and for the purposes of this Regulation, includes childcare centres and day care centres governed by the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1); (établissement d’enseignement)
health and social services institution means any health and social services institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). For the purposes of this Regulation, any other place where lodging services are provided for senior citizens or for any users entrusted by a public institution governed by any of the aforementioned Acts is also a health and social services institution; (établissement de santé et de services sociaux)
tourist establishment means an establishment which offers to the public restaurant services or sleeping accommodations, including the rental of camping spaces. (établissement touristique)
For the purposes of this Regulation, tourist information offices, museums, ski stations, holiday camps, outdoor recreation areas, public beaches, rest areas, golf courses, marinas and sites with guided tourist visits are deemed to be tourist establishments; (établissement public)
public road means a public highway within the meaning of section 4 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2); (voie publique)
reference noise level means a particular noise to which a corrective term may be added; (niveau acoustique d’évaluation)
residual noise means noise that lingers at a given place, in a given situation, when the particular noise is eliminated from the ambient noise; (bruit résiduel)
surface mineral substances means one of the substances referred to in the definition of “surface mineral substances” provided for in section 1 of the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1), except for peat. (substance minérale de surface)
236-2019O.C. 236-2019, s. 2.
In force: 2019-04-18
2. For the purposes of this Regulation, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
Act means the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2); (Loi)
ambient noise means the total noise present in a given situation, at a certain time, usually composed of noise emitted by several near and remote sources; (bruit ambiant)
dwelling means any construction intended to lodge persons and connected to individual or collective systems for the supply of drinking water and the treatment of waste water; (habitation)
Minister means the Minister responsible for the administration of the Environment Quality Act; (ministre)
overburden means any material covering the surface mineral substances of a quarry or sand pit and that is removed so that the substance may be mined, except topsoil within the meaning of subparagraph 16 of the first paragraph of section 0.1 of the Act respecting the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities (chapter P-41.1); (découverte)
particles means any substance that is finely divided, in liquid or solid form, in suspension in a gaseous environment, except water non-chemically bound; (particules)
particular noise means a component of the ambient noise that may be specifically identified and is associated with the activities carried out in the quarry or sand pit; (bruit particulier)
professional means a professional within the meaning of section 1 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26); (professionnel)
public institution means any of the following institutions:
correctional facility means any facility used for the detention of persons and governed by the Act respecting the Québec correctional system (chapter S-40.1); (établissement de détention)
educational institution means any institution providing preschool, elementary or secondary education and governed by the Education Act (chapter I-13.3) or by the Education Act for Cree, Inuit and Naskapi Native Persons (chapter I-14), a private educational institution governed by the Act respecting private education (chapter E-9.1), an institution whose instructional program is the subject of an international agreement within the meaning of the Act respecting the Ministère des Relations internationales (chapter M-25.1.1), a general and vocational college, a university, a research institute, a superior school or an educational institution of which more than one-half of the operating expenditures are paid out of the appropriations voted by the National Assembly, and for the purposes of this Regulation, includes childcare centres and day care centres governed by the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1); (établissement d’enseignement)
health and social services institution means any health and social services institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). For the purposes of this Regulation, any other place where lodging services are provided for senior citizens or for any users entrusted by a public institution governed by any of the aforementioned Acts is also a health and social services institution; (établissement de santé et de services sociaux)
tourist establishment means an establishment which offers to the public restaurant services or sleeping accommodations, including the rental of camping spaces. (établissement touristique)
For the purposes of this Regulation, tourist information offices, museums, ski stations, holiday camps, outdoor recreation areas, public beaches, rest areas, golf courses, marinas and sites with guided tourist visits are deemed to be tourist establishments; (établissement public)
public road means a public highway within the meaning of section 4 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2); (voie publique)
reference noise level means a particular noise to which a corrective term may be added; (niveau acoustique d’évaluation)
residual noise means noise that lingers at a given place, in a given situation, when the particular noise is eliminated from the ambient noise; (bruit résiduel)
surface mineral substances means one of the substances referred to in the definition of “surface mineral substances” provided for in section 1 of the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1), except for peat. (substance minérale de surface)
236-2019O.C. 236-2019, s. 2.