Canada Grain Act

Version of section 90 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-07-31:


Marginal note:Seizure and report

  •  (1) An inspector who believes on reasonable grounds that

    • (a) any offence under this Act has been committed,

    • (b) any grain, grain product or screenings in an elevator is infested or contaminated,

    • (c) any equipment in an elevator is in such condition that grain, grain products or screenings cannot safely or accurately be weighed or handled in the elevator,

    • (d) an elevator is in such condition as to cause danger to persons or loss or deterioration of grain, grain products or screenings stored therein, or

    • (e) an overage at a primary elevator is in excess of a prescribed maximum amount,

    may seize any documents or records that the inspector believes, on reasonable grounds, contain or are evidence that an offence under this Act has been committed and, in any event, shall forthwith report to the Commission the facts ascertained by the inspector.

  • Marginal note:Detention

    (2) Documents or records seized pursuant to subsection (1) shall not be detained after the expiration of thirty days from the seizure unless before that time proceedings in respect of an offence under this Act, in respect of which the documents or records contain or are evidence, have been instituted, in which event the documents or records may be detained until the proceedings are finally concluded.

  • R.S., 1985, c. G-10, s. 90
  • 1988, c. 65, s. 127
  • 1994, c. 45, s. 29
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