24. The Minister may, by order, develop and implement a pilot project relating to any area within the scope of this Act or the regulations with a view to studying, improving or defining standards applicable to those areas or to experiment or innovate in those areas.
The Minister determines the standards and obligations applicable under a pilot project, which may differ from the standards and obligations provided for by this Act or the regulations. The Minister also determines the monitoring and reporting mechanisms applicable under a pilot project, and the information that is necessary for the purposes of those mechanisms and that must be sent to the Minister by any person.
A pilot project is established for a period of up to three years, which the Minister may, if the Minister considers it necessary, extend by up to two years. The Minister may modify or terminate a pilot project at any time. The Minister may also determine the provisions of an order made under this section whose violation constitutes an offence and set the minimum and maximum amounts to which an offender is liable. That amount may not be less than $200 or greater than $3,000.
2021, c. 302021, c. 30, s. 24.