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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section G.01.002 from 2018-04-04 to 2019-06-20:

  •  (1) A person is authorized to have a controlled drug set out in any of items 1 to 3, 8 to 10, 12 to 14, 16 or 17 of Part I of the schedule to this Part in his or her possession where the person has obtained the controlled drug under these Regulations, in the course of activities performed in connection with the enforcement or administration of an Act or regulation, or from a person who is exempt under section 56 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act from the application of subsection 5(1) of that Act with respect to that controlled drug, and the person

    • (a) requires the controlled drug for his business or profession and is

      • (i) a licensed dealer,

      • (ii) a pharmacist, or

      • (iii) a practitioner who is registered and entitled to practise in the province in which he has such possession;

    • (b) is a practitioner who is registered and entitled to practise in a province other than the province in which he has such possession and such possession is for emergency medical purposes only;

    • (c) is a hospital employee or a practitioner in a hospital;

    • (d) has obtained the controlled drug for his own use from a practitioner or pursuant to a prescription that is not issued or obtained in contravention of these Regulations;

    • (e) is a practitioner of medicine who received the controlled drug under subsection G.06.001(3) or (4) and whose possession is for a purpose referred to in subsection G.06.001(5);

    • (f) is an agent or mandatary of a practitioner of medicine who received the controlled drug under subsection G.06.001(3) and whose possession is for the purpose of complying with subsection G.06.001(4);

    • (g) is employed as an inspector, a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a police constable, peace officer or member of the technical or scientific staff of any department of the Government of Canada or of a province or university and such possession is for the purposes of and in connection with such employment;

    • (h) is a person other than a person referred to in paragraph (e) or (f), is exempted under section 56 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with respect to possession of that controlled drug and whose possession is for a purpose set out in the exemption; or

    • (i) is a person referred to in paragraph G.06.001(5)(b).

  • (2) A person is authorized to have a controlled drug referred to in subsection (1) in his possession where the person is acting as the agent or mandatary for any person referred to in paragraph (1)(a) to (e), (h) or (i).

  • (3) A person is authorized to have a controlled drug referred to in subsection (1) in his possession where

    • (a) the person is acting as the agent or mandatary for a person he has reasonable grounds to believe is a person referred to in paragraph (1)(g); and

    • (b) the possession of the controlled drug is for the purpose of assisting that person in the enforcement or administration of an Act or a regulation.

  • SOR/97-515, s. 3
  • SOR/99-125, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-34, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-413, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-69, ss. 67, 68
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