Plant Protection Act

Version of section 47 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-02-26:

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act and prescribing anything that is to be prescribed under this Act, including regulations

  • (a) prohibiting or regulating the importation and admission into Canada, the exportation from Canada and the processing, handling, packaging, distribution, sale, disposition, loading, unloading and movement within Canada of pests and other things that are or could be infested with pests or that constitute or could constitute biological obstacles to the control of pests;

  • (b) governing the issue, renewal, amendment, suspension and revocation of permits, certificates or other documents on such terms and conditions as may be required for the purposes of this Act;

  • (c) prohibiting or regulating the importation of food or garbage into Canada;

  • (d) regulating any activity referred to in section 6;

  • (e) designating places of entry where things may be presented for inspection and admittance into Canada;

  • (f) governing investigations and surveys to detect pests and to identify areas of infestation;

  • (g) respecting the declaration of things infested with pests and things free of infestation;

  • (h) respecting the declaration under sections 11, 12 and 15 of places that are infested;

  • (i) prohibiting or regulating the use of places that are, or are suspected of being, infested with pests and of things that are, or are suspected of being, pests or infested with pests or that constitute or could constitute biological obstacles to the control of pests;

  • (j) governing the quarantine of things;

  • (k) for the establishment of inspection and treatment centres and quarantine stations;

  • (l) governing the disposition of things that are, or are suspected of being, pests or infested with pests or that constitute or could constitute biological obstacles to the control of pests;

  • (m) respecting the detention or disposition of things seized, forfeited or confiscated under this Act;

  • (n) governing the treatment or manner of treatment to be administered to places or things and requiring persons to administer or to arrange the administration of the treatment;

  • (o) governing the removal from places where treatment is administered of persons or things that present obstacles to the treatment or that may be adversely affected by it;

  • (p) requiring things to be marked or identified or to have affixed to them labels, tags, seals or other devices and prohibiting the removal, breaking, tampering with or altering of those marks, labels, tags, seals or other devices;

  • (q) prescribing the terms and conditions on which compensation may be ordered under section 39 and the maximum levels of compensation;

  • (r) requiring documents to be furnished to or by inspectors; and

  • (s) prescribing any fees or charges, or the manner of calculating any fees or charges, required for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act or the regulations.

  • 1990, c. 22, s. 47;
  • 1993, c. 34, s. 103.
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