Answer these 3 questions when considering whether to file a submission:
Please note that as of July 1, 2020, the SEM Process is now governed by Articles 24.27 and 24.28 from the Environment Chapter of CUSMA/TMEC/USMCA. There are some changes to the process, particularly with respect to which environmental laws can be asserted in a submission.
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Any non-governmental organization or person established or residing in Canada, Mexico or the United States may file a submission on enforcement matters.
For a step-by-step guide on filing a submission, please use this simple fillable form.
Excerpts from Chapter 1 and 24 of the CUSMA/TMEC/USMCA and complete Environmental Cooperation Agreement
To know the status of all active and closed Submissions
These guidelines are no longer directly applicable to submissions filed as of July 1, 2020. However, they remain a reference tool and continue to apply to submissions filed prior to July 1, 2020.
If you have questions about the submission process, contact the SEM unit:
Paolo Solano Tovar
Director of Legal Affairs and Submissions on Enforcement Matters (SEM)
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