Excise Act, 2001 (S.C. 2002, c. 22)

Assented to 2002-06-13

 Section 7 of the Act is replaced the following:

Marginal note:Designation of officers

7. The Minister may designate any person, or person within a class of persons, as an officer as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Act, section 2 of the Excise Act or section 2 of the Excise Act, 2001 to exercise any powers or perform any duties and functions of an officer under those Acts that the Minister may specify.

R.S., c. C-46Criminal Code

Marginal note:R.S., c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 213(2) (Sch. II, s. 3(1))(F), s. 213(4) (Sch. IV, s. 1)(E)

 Paragraph (d) of the definition “peace officer” in section 2 of the Criminal Code is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:R.S., c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 213(3) (Sch. III, s. 1)

 Subsection 78(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Definition of “civil aircraft”

    (2) For the purposes of this section, “civil aircraft” means all aircraft other than aircraft operated by the Canadian Forces, a police force in Canada or persons engaged in the administration or enforcement of the Customs Act, the Excise Act or the Excise Act, 2001.

Marginal note:1993, c. 25, par. 94(b)

 The reference to “section 126.1 (possession of property obtained by excise offences), 126.2 (laundering proceeds of excise offences), 158 (unlawful distillation of spirits) or 163 (unlawful selling of spirits) or subsection 233(1) (unlawful packaging or stamping) or 240(1) (unlawful possession or sale of manufactured tobacco or cigars) of the Excise Act” in the definition “offence” in section 183 of the Act is replaced by a reference to “section 214 (unlawful production, sale, etc., of tobacco or alcohol), 216 (unlawful possession of tobacco product), 218 (unlawful possession, sale, etc., of alcohol), 219 (falsifying or destroying records), 230 (possession of property obtained by excise offences) or 231 (laundering proceeds of excise offences) of the Excise Act, 2001”.