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Textile Labelling and Advertising Regulations

Version of section 12 from 2018-11-23 to 2020-06-17:

  •  (1) A dealer who resides in Canada may apply to the Commissioner for an identification number for use on the label of a consumer textile article in place of the dealer’s name and postal address if 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 Commissioner shall assign an identification number to a dealer if the dealer meets the requirements set out in subsections (1) and (2).

  • (4) A dealer may use the identification number on the label of a consumer textile article in place of the dealer’s name and postal address if the information required by paragraph (2)(b) is up-to-date.

  • (5) If a dealer transfers the identification number to a subsequent dealer, the subsequent dealer may use the identification number in place of the subsequent dealer’s name and postal address if

    • a) the subsequent dealer meets the requirements set out in subsection (1); and

    • b) the information required by paragraph 2(b) is up-to-date.

  • (6) to (9) [Repealed, SOR/2018-253, s. 2]

  • SOR/86-643, s. 1
  • SOR/87-247, s. 4
  • SOR/96-92, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-253, s. 2
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