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Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations

Version of section 23 from 2019-12-09 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Suspension

  •  (1) The Minister must suspend a dealer’s licence without prior notice if the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that it is necessary to do so to protect public health or safety, including to prevent a targeted substance from being diverted to an illicit market or use.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (2) The suspension takes effect as soon as the Minister sends the licensed dealer a notice that

    • (a) sets out the reasons for the suspension;

    • (b) gives the dealer an opportunity to be heard; and

    • (c) if applicable, specifies the corrective measures that must be carried out and the date by which they must be carried out.

  • Marginal note:Reinstatement of licence

    (3) The Minister must reinstate the licence if the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that the suspension is no longer necessary.

  • SOR/2019-170, s. 2
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