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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.01A.016 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-04-22:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the Minister may suspend an establishment licence in respect of any or all matters indicated in subsection C.01A.008(2) if the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that

    • (a) the licensee has contravened any provision of the Act or these Regulations; or

    • (b) the licensee has made a false or misleading statement in the application for the establishment licence.

  • (2) Before suspending an establishment licence, the Minister shall consider

    • (a) the licensee’s history of compliance with the Act and these Regulations; and

    • (b) the risk that allowing the licence to continue in force would constitute for the health of the consumer.

  • (3) Subject to subsection C.01A.017(1), the Minister shall not suspend an establishment licence until

    • (a) an inspector has sent the licensee a written notice that sets out the reason for the proposed suspension, any corrective action required to be taken and the time within which it must be taken;

    • (b) if corrective action is required, the time set out in the notice has passed without the action having been taken; and

    • (c) the licensee has been given an opportunity to be heard in respect of the suspension.

  • SOR/97-12, s. 5
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