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Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations

Version of section 33 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-11-06:


Marginal note:Destruction procedures

  •  (1) A licensed dealer may destroy a targeted substance that it produced, made, assembled, sold or provided or, where authorized by its dealer’s licence, any other targeted substance if

    • (a) before destroying the substance, the licensed dealer obtains the Minister’s approval for the destruction in accordance with subsection 34(3); and

    • (b) the substance is destroyed in the presence of at least two employees of the licensed dealer qualified to witness the destruction, one of whom must be the qualified person in charge or, if applicable, the alternate qualified person in charge at the premises specified in the dealer’s licence.

  • Marginal note:Witness to destruction

    (2) An employee of the licensed dealer is qualified to witness the destruction if the employee

    • (a) is the qualified person in charge or, if applicable, the alternate qualified person in charge at the premises specified in the dealer’s licence;

    • (b) has sufficient knowledge of chemistry or pharmacology and experience in those fields to be able to confirm that the targeted substance listed in the application for the Minister’s approval has been destroyed, and whose duties for the licensed dealer do not include the receiving, preparing or shipping of targeted substances; or

    • (c) is a senior management officer of the licensed dealer.

  • Marginal note:Transportation of the targeted substance

    (3) If the targeted substance is to be destroyed at a location other than the premises specified in the dealer’s licence, the qualified person in charge or, if applicable, the alternate qualified person in charge at the premises specified in the dealer’s licence must accompany the targeted substance to the location at which it is to be destroyed.

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