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Version of section 253 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-03-31:


Marginal note:Notice to furnish information

  •  (1) Where the Minister is authorized to require a person to furnish information under this Part or the regulations, the Minister may require the information to be furnished by a notice to that effect served personally or sent by registered or certified mail addressed to the latest known address of the person for whom the notice is intended, and that person

    • (a) where the notice is sent by registered or certified mail, shall be deemed to have received the notice on the seventh day after the day on which it was mailed; and

    • (b) shall furnish the information within such reasonable time as is specified in the notice.

  • Marginal note:Proof of service of notice

    (2) A certificate purporting to be signed by the Minister certifying that a notice was sent by registered or certified mail to the person to whom it was addressed, accompanied by an identifying post office certificate of the registration or certification and a true copy of the notice, is admissible in evidence and is proof of the statements contained therein without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed the certificate.

  • Marginal note:Proof of failure to comply

    (3) Where the Minister is authorized to require a person to furnish information under this Part or the regulations, a certificate of the Minister certifying that the information has not been furnished is admissible in evidence and in the absence of any evidence to the contrary is proof of the statements contained therein.

  • Marginal note:Proof of documents

    (4) A certificate of the Minister certifying that a document annexed thereto is a document or a true copy of the document made by or on behalf of the Minister shall be admitted in evidence and has the same force and effect as if it had been proven in the ordinary way.

  • Marginal note:Proof of authority

    (5) A certificate under this section signed or purporting to be signed by the Minister is admissible in evidence without proof of the Minister’s appointment or signature.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 253
  • 1993, c. 42, s. 39
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