Precursor Control Regulations (SOR/2002-359)

Regulations are current to 2016-05-12 and last amended on 2016-02-05. Previous Versions

 Information to be recorded and records to be kept under this Part shall be retained for at least two years after the date the information was obtained or the record was made.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 58.

Security Measures and Communication of Information

 A pharmacist, practitioner or hospital that sells or provides only on a retail basis, or possesses for the purpose of sale or provision, preparations or mixtures containing Class A precursors, shall

  • (a) take reasonable steps to ensure the security of the Class A precursors;

  • (b) on discovering an unusual waste or disappearance of a Class A precursor that cannot be explained on the basis of normally accepted business practices, notify

    • (i) a member of a police force within 24 hours after the discovery, and

    • (ii) the Minister, in writing, within 72 hours after making the discovery, and confirm that the notice required under subparagraph (i) has been provided;

  • (c) on discovering a theft of a Class A precursor set out in column 1 of the schedule, if the package in which it is contained is not intended for retail sale and contains a quantity of the precursor exceeding the maximum quantity specified for the precursor in column 2 of the schedule, notify the persons mentioned in subparagraphs (b)(i) and (ii) within the applicable time-periods; and

  • (d) on request, provide to the Minister or make available for examination by the Minister, any information or record required to be kept or made under this Part.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 58.

Transitional and Coming into Force

Transitional

 During the year following the day these Regulations are published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, the maximum package size set out in column 2 of the schedule for the precursors listed in column 1 for items 4, 5 and 17 does not apply to the sale or provision of any of these precursors, or any preparation or mixture containing any of them, if the precursor or the preparation or mixture was produced and packaged before the day these Regulations are published in the Canada Gazette, Part II and, in respect of the sale of provision, the person who makes the sale or provision

  • (a) is deemed to conform with paragraph 5(1)(c) regardless of the package size; and

  • (b) does not require an end-use declaration under section 8.

Coming into Force

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4), these Regulations come into force on the later of January 1, 2003 and the expiry of 90 days after the day on which these Regulations are published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.

  • (2) Subsections 6(1) and (2) and sections 7, 9, 12 to 24 and 47 come into force

    • (a) in respect of a person who produces, packages, imports or exports a Class A precursor, on the later of January 1, 2003 and the expiry of 90 days after the day on which these Regulations are published in the Canada Gazette, Part II; and

    • (b) in respect of a person who carries out any other activity pertaining to a Class A precursor, on July 7, 2003.

  • (3) Section 8 comes into force on July 7, 2003.

  • (4) Sections 55 to 82 come into force on January 1, 2004.

  • SOR/2003-153, s. 4.
 
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