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Reproduction of Postage Stamps Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1292)

Regulations are current to 2020-07-15

Reproduction of Postage Stamps Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1292

CANADA POST CORPORATION ACT

Regulations Respecting the Reproduction of Postage Stamps

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Reproduction of Postage Stamps Regulations.

Reproductions Authorized

 Subject to sections 3 and 4, reproductions of postage stamps

  • (a) may be made and published to illustrate or accompany a news item or article in a newspaper, magazine or periodical; and

  • (b) may be made and published

    • (i) in a philatelic publication or catalogue, or

    • (ii) on the stationery of a philatelic club or society, other than on envelopes or other like containers or articles.

 Any reproduction made and published pursuant to section 2 shall be

  • (a) at least 50 per cent larger or 50 per cent smaller, by area measurement, than the postage stamp of which it is a reproduction; or

  • (b) clearly defaced by means of a line that is embodied in the plate or die from which the reproduction is made.

 Plates or dies used or employed in the reproduction of postage stamps pursuant to section 2 shall be made entirely of babbit or other soft metal or material.

Reproduction with Consent of the Canada Post Corporation

 In addition to reproductions of postage stamps authorized by section 2, reproduction of postage stamps may, where the Canada Post Corporation considers that it will be in the public interest, be made or published with the written consent of the Canada Post Corporation, which consent may be sought by an application in writing addressed to the following address:

  • DIRECTOR OF STAMP PRODUCTS
    • CANADA POST
    • 2701 RIVERSIDE DR
    • OTTAWA, ONTARIO K1A 0B1
  • SOR/81-845, s. 1
  • SOR/2000-199, s. 7
 
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