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Tobacco (Seizure and Restoration) Regulations (SOR/99-94)

Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2018-05-23. Previous Versions

Tobacco (Seizure and Restoration) Regulations

SOR/99-94

TOBACCO AND VAPING PRODUCTS ACT

TOBACCO ACT

Registration 1999-02-11

Tobacco (Seizure and Restoration) Regulations

P.C. 1999-198 1999-02-11

Whereas, pursuant to section 42.1 of the Tobacco ActFootnote a, the Minister of Health laid a copy of the proposed Tobacco (Seizure and Restoration) Regulations, in the annexed form, before the House of Commons on June 3, 1998 and the House of Commons did not concur in any report from a committee respecting the proposed regulations within the following thirty sitting days;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 42 of the Tobacco ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Tobacco (Seizure and Restoration) Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations, Act means the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act.

  • 2018, c. 9, s. 77

Seizure

 When an inspector seizes a tobacco product or other thing pursuant to subsection 39(1) of the Act, the inspector shall provide its owner or the person in charge of the place from which it was seized with a copy of these Regulations and of section 40 of the Act.

Application for Restoration

Service of Notice

 A notice referred to in subsection 40(1) of the Act shall be served by registered mail on the Minister at least 15 clear days before the day on which the application for an order of restoration is to be made to the provincial court judge.

  • SOR/2016-104, s. 1

Contents of Notice

 A notice referred to in subsection 40(1) of the Act must specify

  • (a) the provincial court judge to whom the application for an order of restoration is to be made;

  • (b) the time when and the place where the application is to be heard;

  • (c) the tobacco product or other thing seized in respect of which the application is to be made; and

  • (d) the evidence on which the applicant intends to rely to establish that the applicant is entitled to possession of the product or other thing seized in respect of which the application is to be made.

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.


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