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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act

Version of section 11 from 2019-01-15 to 2024-05-01:

Marginal note:Administration and enforcement

  •  (1) The Agency is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act, Feeds Act, Fertilizers Act, Health of Animals Act, Plant Breeders’ Rights Act, Plant Protection Act, Safe Food for Canadians Act and Seeds Act.

  • (2) [Repealed, 2012, c. 24, s. 103]

  • Marginal note:Food and Drugs Act

    (3) The Agency is responsible for

    • (a) the enforcement of the Food and Drugs Act as it relates to food, as defined in section 2 of that Act; and

    • (b) the administration of the provisions of the Food and Drugs Act as they relate to food, as defined in section 2 of that Act, except those provisions that relate to public health, safety or nutrition.

  • Marginal note:Role of Minister of Health

    (4) The Minister of Health is responsible for establishing policies and standards relating to the safety and nutritional quality of food sold in Canada and assessing the effectiveness of the Agency’s activities related to food safety.

  • Marginal note:Role of Canada Border Services Agency

    (5) The Canada Border Services Agency is responsible for the enforcement of the program legislation referred to in paragraph (b) of the definition program legislation in section 2 of the Canada Border Services Agency Act as that program legislation relates to the delivery of passenger and initial import inspection services performed at airports and other Canadian border points other than import service centres.

  • 1997, c. 6, s. 11
  • 2005, c. 38, s. 53
  • 2012, c. 24, s. 103

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