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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section A.01.044 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-04-03:

  •  (1) Where a person seeks to import a food or drug into Canada for sale and the sale would constitute a violation of the Act or these Regulations, that person may, if the sale of the food or drug would be in conformity with the Act and these Regulations after its relabelling or modification, import it into Canada on condition that

    • (a) the person gives to an inspector notice of the proposed importation; and

    • (b) the food or drug will be relabelled or modified as may be necessary to enable its sale to be lawful in Canada.

  • (2) No person shall sell a food or drug that has been imported into Canada under subsection (1) unless the food or drug has been relabelled or modified within three months after the importation or within such longer period as may be specified by

    • (a) in the case of a drug, the Director; or

    • (b) in the case of food, the Director or the President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

  • SOR/92-626, s. 3
  • SOR/95-548, s. 5
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 61
  • SOR/2000-317, s. 18

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