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Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations

Version of section 38 from 2010-10-21 to 2019-12-08:

Marginal note:Refusal of permit

 The Minister must refuse to issue an import permit if

  • (a) with respect to the application for the permit, there exists a circumstance described in any of paragraphs 22(c) to (f) or (h), with any modifications that the circumstances require;

  • (b) the applicant does not hold a dealer’s licence for the targeted substance that is to be imported or holds a dealer’s licence that will expire before the date of importation;

  • (c) the applicant has been notified in accordance with paragraph 10(1)(a) that one of the following applications submitted by the applicant with respect to the dealer’s licence under which the targeted substance would be imported is to be refused under section 22:

    • (i) an application under section 20 for a dealer’s licence,

    • (ii) an application under section 24 to renew a dealer’s licence, or

    • (iii) an application under section 25 for the amendment of a dealer’s licence; or

  • (d) the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that

    • (i) the shipment for which the permit is requested would contravene the laws of the country of export or any country of transit or transhipment, or

    • (ii) the importation is for the purpose of re-exporting the targeted substance without having added any economic value to it in Canada.

  • SOR/2010-223, s. 18

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