Precursor Control Regulations (SOR/2002-359)

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2013-12-19. Previous Versions

Issuance of Authorization Certificate

[SOR/2005-365, s. 46]
  •  (1) Subject to section 78, if an application complies with the requirements of section 76, the Minister shall issue to the applicant an authorization certificate that indicates

    • (a) the certificate number;

    • (b) the name, if any, of the preparation or mixture that is the subject of the certificate, otherwise a description of its chemical composition, and its brand name, if any;

    • (c) the name of the applicant or, if the applicant is a corporation, their corporate name;

    • (d) the effective date; and

    • (e) any conditions that are necessary to

      • (i) ensure that international obligations of Canada are respected, and

      • (ii) ensure compliance with the Act and these Regulations, including reducing the risk of a Class B precursor being diverted to an illicit market or use.

  • (2) The holder of an authorization certificate shall, on request, provide a copy of the certificate to any person conducting an activity in relation to the preparation or mixture to which the certificate applies.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 47.

Grounds for Refusal

 The Minister shall refuse to issue an authorization certificate if, according to the information provided and scientific data or other information or evidence available, a precursor set out in Part 2 of Schedule VI to the Act can be readily extracted from the preparation or mixture that is the subject of the application, having regard to the complexity and cost of extraction, or the preparation or mixture can be used in the production of a controlled substance.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 48.

Document Accompanying Shipment

 A person who exports a preparation or mixture mentioned in an authorization certificate shall ensure that the shipment is accompanied by a document containing:

  • (a) a statement that the preparation or mixture is subject to an authorization certificate under section 77; and

  • (b) the certificate number for the preparation or mixture.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 49.

Revocation and Suspension

 The Minister shall revoke an authorization certificate at the request of the holder.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 49.
  •  (1) The Minister shall, in accordance with subsection 84(1), revoke an authorization certificate if the certificate

    • (a) was issued on the basis of false or misleading information, or false or falsified documents; or

    • (b) has been the subject of a suspension under paragraph 82(a) and subsection 84(2) and the suspension has not been complied with.

  • (2) The Minister may revoke an authorization certificate if the holder fails to comply with a decision of the Minister to suspend the certificate under section 82, or if the situation giving rise to the suspension is not rectified.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 49.