Tobacco and Vaping Products Act
Marginal note:Administrative agreements
60 (1) The Minister may enter into agreements with provinces or other bodies respecting the administration and enforcement of this Act, including the designation of provincial or other officials and bodies as inspectors under this Act and the appointment of federal officials as inspectors under provincial legislation in respect of tobacco.
Marginal note:Equivalency agreements
(2) The Minister may enter into equivalency agreements with a province where there are in force, under the laws of that province, provisions that are equivalent to the provisions of this Act.
(3) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, by order, declare that certain provisions of this Act or the regulations, other than those creating an absolute prohibition, do not apply within a province in which an equivalency agreement is in force.
Marginal note:Table in Parliament
(4) A copy of an equivalency agreement in respect of which an order is made under subsection (3) must be tabled in each House of Parliament within the first 15 sitting days of that House after the order is made.
- 1997, c. 13, s. 60
- 2015, c. 3, s. 155
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