Export and Import Permits Act
23 (1) The original or a copy of a bill of lading, customs form, commercial invoice or other document, in this section called a "shipping document", is admissible in evidence in any prosecution under this Act in respect of goods where it appears from the shipping document that
(a) the goods were sent or shipped from Canada or came into Canada;
(b) a person, as shipper, consignor or consignee, sent or shipped the goods from Canada or brought goods into Canada; or
(c) the goods were sent to a destination or person other than as authorized in any export or import permit relating to the goods.
Marginal note:Proof of the facts
(2) In the absence of evidence to the contrary, a shipping document that is admissible in evidence under subsection (1) is proof of any of the facts set out in paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c) that appear from the shipping document.
- R.S., c. E-17, s. 23
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