Canada Post Corporation Act

Version of section 40 from 2004-03-31 to 2005-12-11:


Marginal note:Liability of Her Majesty, etc.

  •  (1) Subject to this Act and the regulations, Her Majesty, the Minister and the Corporation are not liable to any person for any claim arising from the loss, delay or mishandling of anything posted.

  • Marginal note:Liability in respect of customs

    (1.1) Her Majesty and the Minister of National Revenue may be liable for any claim arising from the loss, delay or mishandling of anything posted while it is under the custody or control of a customs officer.

  • Marginal note:Liability of mail contractor

    (2) Subject to this Act and the regulations, a mail contractor is not liable to any person, other than the Corporation, for any claim arising from the loss, delay or mishandling of any mail in the performance of his duties as a mail contractor.

  • Marginal note:Liability to seizure

    (3) Notwithstanding any other Act or law, but subject to this Act and the regulations and to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act, the Customs Act and the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, nothing in the course of post is liable to demand, seizure, detention or retention.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-10, s. 40
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 170
  • 2000, c. 17, s. 86
  • 2001, c. 41, s. 77
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