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Canada Grain Act

Version of section 90 from 2013-08-01 to 2021-01-10:


Marginal note:Seizure and report

  •  (1) An inspector may seize any documents or records that he or she has reasonable grounds to believe contain or are evidence that an offence under this Act was committed — and, in any event, shall without delay report to the Commission the facts ascertained by him or her — if he or she has reasonable grounds to believe that

    • (a) any offence under this Act was committed;

    • (b) any grain, grain product or screenings in an elevator are infested or contaminated;

    • (c) any equipment in an elevator is in such condition that grain, grain products or screenings cannot safely or accurately be weighed or handled in the elevator; or

    • (d) an elevator is in any condition that causes danger to persons or loss or deterioration of grain, grain products or screenings stored in it.

  • Marginal note:Detention

    (2) Documents or records seized pursuant to subsection (1) shall not be detained after the expiration of thirty days from the seizure unless before that time proceedings in respect of an offence under this Act, in respect of which the documents or records contain or are evidence, have been instituted, in which event the documents or records may be detained until the proceedings are finally concluded.

  • R.S., 1985, c. G-10, s. 90
  • 1988, c. 65, s. 127
  • 1994, c. 45, s. 29
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 380
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