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Export and Import Permits Act

Version of section 23 from 2007-03-31 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Evidence

  •  (1) The original or a copy of a bill of lading, customs form, commercial invoice or other document, in this section called a shipping document, is admissible in evidence in any prosecution under this Act in respect of goods or technology if it appears from the shipping document that

    • (a) the goods or technology was sent, shipped or transferred from Canada or the goods came into Canada;

    • (b) a person, as shipper, consignor or consignee, sent, shipped or transferred the goods or technology from Canada or brought the goods into Canada; or

    • (c) the goods or technology was sent, shipped or transferred to a destination or person other than as authorized in the export permit relating to the goods or technology or the import permit relating to the goods.

  • Marginal note:Proof of the facts

    (2) In the absence of evidence to the contrary, a shipping document that is admissible in evidence under subsection (1) is proof of any of the facts set out in paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c) that appear from the shipping document.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-19, s. 23
  • 2004, c. 15, s. 64

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