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Textile Labelling and Advertising Regulations

Version of section 12 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-11-22:

  •  (1) A dealer who resides in Canada may apply to the Minister for an identification number for use on the label of a consumer textile article in place of the dealer’s name and postal address where the dealer

    • (a) manufactures or has manufactured on his or her behalf, processes, finishes or sells at retail consumer textile articles in Canada;

    • (b) imports consumer textile articles into Canada; or

    • (c) owns and distributes consumer textile articles in Canada.

  • (2) An application for an identification number shall

    • (a) be in writing;

    • (b) set out

      • (i) the name under which the dealer carries on business in Canada,

      • (ii) the name of an official, employed by the dealer and residing in Canada, who is authorized by the dealer to make the application,

      • (iii) the address and telephone number of the dealer’s place of business in Canada, or of the dealer’s head office where that office is in Canada, and

      • (iv) the dealer’s postal address in Canada, where the address set out under subparagraph (iii) is not appropriate for postal delivery; and

    • (c) be accompanied by a fee of $100.

  • (3) The Minister shall assign an identification number to a dealer where the dealer meets the requirements set out in subsections (1) and (2).

  • (4) A dealer to whom an identification number has been assigned or transferred in accordance with paragraph (5)(a) is entitled to use the identification number on the label of a consumer textile article in place of the dealer’s name and postal address until

    • (a) the dealer’s business is transferred to another dealer who meets the requirements set out in subsection (1); or

    • (b) the identification number is revoked.

  • (5) A dealer who is entitled to use an identification number shall immediately give written notice to the Minister if the dealer

    • (a) transfers the business carried on by the dealer to another dealer who meets the requirements set out in subsection (1);

    • (b) changes the name under which the dealer carries on business or the address of the place of business or head office of the dealer; or

    • (c) ceases to carry on business.

  • (6) The Minister shall revoke a dealer’s identification number on receiving from the dealer

    • (a) a notice under paragraph (5)(a), where the dealer to whom the business is transferred does not meet any of the requirements set out in subsection (1);

    • (b) a notice under paragraph (5)(b), where the dealer, as a result of the change of name or address, no longer meets any of the requirements set out in subsection (1); or

    • (c) a notice from the dealer under paragraph (5)(c).

  • (7) The Minister may revoke a dealer’s identification number if the Minister believes on reasonable grounds that the dealer

    • (a) failed to give notice in accordance with subsection (5);

    • (b) used the identification number in a false or misleading manner; or

    • (c) on receiving an inquiry or complaint from any person, refused to admit or denied ownership of the identification number, where that number was applied on the label of a consumer textile article by or on behalf of that dealer.

  • (8) Where the Minister revokes a dealer’s identification number pursuant to subsection (6) or (7), the Minister shall immediately send to the dealer by registered mail a written notice of the revocation.

  • (9) The revocation of an identification number takes effect 10 days after the day on which the notice of revocation is sent by the Minister.

  • SOR/86-643, s. 1
  • SOR/87-247, s. 4
  • SOR/96-92, s. 2
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