Marginal note:Prohibition — possession of tobacco manufacturing equipment
32.1 (1) No person shall possess tobacco manufacturing equipment with the intent of manufacturing a tobacco product unless
(a) the person is a tobacco licensee; or
(b) the person is an individual manufacturing manufactured tobacco or cigars for their personal use as permitted under subsection 25(3).
Marginal note:Prohibition — importation of tobacco manufacturing equipment
(2) No person shall import tobacco manufacturing equipment unless
(a) the person is a tobacco licensee;
(b) the equipment is designed for use by an individual manufacturing manufactured tobacco or cigars for their personal use as permitted under subsection 25(3) and is not designed for commercial manufacturing;
(c) the person provides evidence satisfactory to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness that the equipment is imported
(i) on a tobacco licensee’s behalf,
(ii) for the sole purpose of maintenance, alteration or repair in Canada, if the equipment is intended to be exported immediately after the maintenance, alteration or repair is completed,
(iii) by or on behalf of a person who carries on a business of supplying that equipment, or
(iv) for in-transit movement through Canada; or
(d) it is imported in prescribed circumstances or under prescribed terms and conditions.
- 2008, c. 28, s. 53
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