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Non-mailable Matter Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-09-20:


 Any non-mailable matter found in course of post, other than non-mailable matter that is seized under the Customs Act, shall be disposed of as follows:

  • (a) any non-mailable matter included in item 1 of the schedule shall be destroyed or disposed of in a manner that does not expose any person or property or the environment to danger;

  • (b) any non-mailable matter included in item 2 of the schedule shall be delivered to an association for the protection of animals or any other facility that shelters or looks after animals;

  • (c) any non-mailable matter included in item 3 of the schedule shall, where its outside cover bears a return address, be returned to the sender or, where its outside cover does not bear a return address, be destroyed;

  • (d) any non-mailable matter included in item 4 of the schedule shall be delivered to a police officer, a peace officer or the competent authority, as applicable; and

  • (e) any non-mailable matter included in item 5 of the schedule shall, where its outside cover bears a return address, be returned to the sender or, where its outside cover does not bear a return address, be disposed of in accordance with the Undeliverable and Redirected Mail Regulations.

  • SOR/98-557, s. 1
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