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Seeds Act

Version of section 8 from 2015-02-27 to 2022-07-25:


Marginal note:Seizure

  •  (1) Where an inspector believes on reasonable grounds that this Act or the regulations have been contravened, the inspector may seize the seed or package by means of or in relation to which the inspector believes on reasonable grounds the contravention was committed.

  • Marginal note:Release of seized seed or package

    (2) If an inspector is satisfied that the provisions of this Act and the regulations that apply with respect to any seed or package seized under this Act have been complied with, the seed or package must be released.

  • Marginal note:Forfeiture

    (3) Where the Tribunal decides that a person has committed a violation, or a person is convicted of an offence under this Act, the Tribunal or the convicting court, as the case may be, may, in addition to any penalty or punishment imposed, order that any seed or package by means of or in relation to which the violation or offence was committed be forfeited to Her Majesty in right of Canada.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-8, s. 8
  • 1995, c. 40, s. 87
  • 2015, c. 2, s. 80
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