Q-2, r. 26 - Agricultural Operations Regulation

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29.1. The spreading of the following fertilizing materials or a product containing any amount of such materials on a parcel of land where a crop for human consumption is grown, or on pasture land, is prohibited:
(1)  compost from all or any part of a carcass of a mammal or fowl, including a carcass originating outside Québec; and
(2)  sludge from a municipal wastewater treatment plant or any other wastewater treatment or collection system, including sludge originating outside Québec.
Subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph does not apply:
(1)  to food waste compost composed of organic, vegetal or animal matter, of domestic origin or derived from the preparation, consumption or distribution of food or drink; or
(2)  to sewage sludge compost from a wastewater treatment plant of a slaughterhouse, rendering plant or other meat processing plant.
The first paragraph does not apply to the fertilizing materials to which it refers if they are certified compliant with CAN/BNQ Standard 0413-200 or 0413-400, or with BNQ Standard 0419-090.
O.C. 906-2005, s. 7; O.C. 1006-2007, s. 1.