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Quarantine Act

Version of section 34 from 2005-05-13 to 2007-06-21:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Report of arriving operators

  •  (1) Before arriving in Canada, the operator of a conveyance used in a business of carrying persons or cargo, or of any prescribed conveyance, shall report to the authority designated under paragraph 63(b) situated at the nearest entry point any reasonable grounds to suspect that

    • (a) any person, cargo or other thing on board the conveyance could cause the spreading of a communicable disease listed in the sched­ule;

    • (b) a person on board the conveyance has died; or

    • (c) any prescribed circumstances exist.

  • Marginal note:Report of departing operators

    (2) Before departing from Canada through a departure point, the operator shall report to the authority designated under paragraph 63(b) situated at the departure point any circumstance referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) to (c) that exists.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) If it is not possible for the operator to report before their arrival in or departure from Canada, the report shall be made at the entry or departure point, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Notice to quarantine or environmental health officer

    (4) The authority shall notify a quarantine officer or an environmental health officer without delay of any report received under this section.

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