Textile Labelling Act
(a) prescribing consumer textile articles for the purposes of this Act and prescribing any other matter or thing that by this Act is to be prescribed;
(b) exempting any textile fibre product or any portion thereof from the application of any provision of this Act or the regulations;
(c) exempting any type of transaction in relation to a prescribed consumer textile article from the prohibition contained in paragraph 3(a);
(d) requiring, authorizing or prohibiting the inclusion in a label of any information or representation in addition to the information required by section 6;
(e) requiring, authorizing or prohibiting the inclusion in any advertising of a consumer textile article of any representation in relation to the textile fibre content of the article;
(f) requiring or authorizing the statement on the container of a consumer textile article of any information or representation required or authorized to be shown in a label, in addition to or in place of the statement of that information or representation in a label;
(g) prescribing the form and manner in which any information or representation required or authorized to be shown in any label, on any container or in any advertisement shall be shown;
(h) prescribing any expressions, words, figures, depictions or symbols the use of which, in relation to a textile fibre product, shall be deemed, unless the contrary is proven, to constitute a false or misleading representation;
(i) prescribing generic names for textile fibres;
(j) prescribing how a textile fibre for which no generic name is prescribed pursuant to this Act shall be described for the purposes of this Act;
(k) requiring the disclosure to the Minister of information in respect of any textile fibre in order to enable a generic name to be prescribed for the textile fibre and prescribing the time and manner in which the disclosure shall be made;
(l) establishing tolerances in relation to the percentage by mass of textile fibres shown in labels or otherwise;
(m) respecting the duties and functions of analysts and the taking of samples of textile fibre products;
(n) respecting the detention of textile fibre products and other things seized pursuant to subsection 10(1);
(o) respecting the disposition of textile fibre products and other things forfeited under section 16; and
(p) generally, for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act.
Marginal note:Where statement on container deemed to be label
(2) Where any information or representation is required or authorized by the regulations to be stated on the container of a consumer textile article in place of the statement of that information or representation in a label and is so stated, that statement on the container shall be deemed to be a label and to be applied to the article.
Marginal note:Where no generic name for textile fibre
(3) Where a textile fibre comprising or contained in a consumer textile article is a textile fibre for which no generic name and description is set out in the regulations, a label applied to the article shall be deemed to show the generic name of the textile fibre if the textile fibre is described in the label in accordance with the regulations.
- R.S., 1985, c. T-10, s. 11
- 1993, c. 34, s. 120
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