Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Version of section 50 from 2018-06-21 to 2019-04-25:


Marginal note:Certificate issued under regulations

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), any certificate or other document issued under regulations made under paragraph 55(2)(c) or (2.1)(c) is admissible in evidence in a preliminary inquiry, trial or other proceeding under this or any other Act of Parliament and, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, is proof that the certificate or other document was validly issued and of the facts contained in it, without proof of the signature or official character of the person purporting to have certified it.

  • Marginal note:Certificate issued pursuant to regulations

    (2) The defence may, with leave of the court, require that the person who issued the certificate or other document

    • (a) produce an affidavit or solemn declaration attesting to any of the matters deemed to be proved under subsection (1); or

    • (b) appear before the court for examination or cross-examination in respect of the issuance of the certificate or other document.

  • 1996, c. 19, s. 50
  • 2018, c. 16, s. 201
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