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  1. Industrial Hemp Regulations - SOR/2018-145 (Section 1)
    Industrial Hemp Regulations
    Marginal note:Definitions — Regulations
    •  (1) The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

      approved cultivar

      approved cultivar  means any variety of industrial hemp set out in the List of Approved Cultivars, published by the Government of Canada on its website, as amended from time to time. (cultivar approuvé)

      competent laboratory

      competent laboratory  means a laboratory that is owned or operated by a holder of a licence for analytical testing issued under subsection 62(1) of the Act, or a laboratory outside Canada that is recognized as a qualified laboratory, for the application of the United Nations’ Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961, as amended from time to time, by the competent authorities of the country in which it is located. (laboratoire compétent)

      customs office

      customs office  has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Act. (bureau de douane)


      form , in relation to industrial hemp, means the whole plant, flowering heads, leaves, branches, seed, grain or fibre, as the case may be. (forme)

      pedigreed status

      pedigreed status  has the same meaning as in subsection 2(2) of the Seeds Regulations. (qualité Généalogique)

      plant breeder

      plant breeder  means an individual who is recognized by the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association as a plant breeder, under the Canadian Regulations and Procedures for Breeder Seed Crop Production, published by the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association, as amended from time to time. (sélectionneur de plantes)


      variety  has the same meaning as in subsection 2(2) of the Seeds Regulations. (variété)

  2. Industrial Hemp Regulations - SOR/2018-145 (Section 33)
    Industrial Hemp Regulations
    Marginal note:General
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    • (5) A holder of a licence that authorizes cultivation must also retain documents that contain the following information:

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      • (b) except in the case of the plant breeder, confirmation of the pedigreed status of the seed sown, including the official tagas defined in subsection 2(2) of the Seeds Regulations.

    • Marginal note:Place and period of retention

      (6) The documents referred to in subsections (1) to (5) must be retained at the address of the place for document retention as provided in the licence application, or at the address provided under paragraph 6(1)(f), for at least one year after the day on which they were prepared or received.

  3. Industrial Hemp Regulations - SOR/2018-145 (Section 29)
    Industrial Hemp Regulations
    Marginal note:Testing
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    • Marginal note:Test results

      (2) The holder of the licence must submit the test results expressed as a percentage w/w, together with the name of the approved cultivar to which the test relates, to the Minister within 15 days after receiving the results.

  4. Industrial Hemp Regulations - SOR/2018-145 (Section 26)
    Industrial Hemp Regulations
    Marginal note:Seed of pedigreed status of approved cultivar
    •  (1) A holder of a licence that authorizes cultivation, other than as a plant breeder, must sow only seed of pedigreed status that is of an approved cultivar.

  5. Industrial Hemp Regulations - SOR/2018-145 (Section 25)
    Industrial Hemp Regulations

     A holder of a licence that authorizes the possession of grain for the purpose of processing it must

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    • (b) if the processing results in the obtaining of non-viable grain,

      • (i) have it tested for viability at a laboratory that is designated as an accredited laboratory under section 2.1 of the Seeds Act, and


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