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Version of section G.02.017 from 2019-12-09 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Refusal

  •  (1) The Minister must refuse to amend a dealer’s licence if

    • (a) an activity for which the licence amendment is requested would contravene an international obligation;

    • (b) the licensed dealer does not have in place at the site the security measures set out in the Security Directive in respect of an activity for which the licence amendment is requested;

    • (c) the method referred to in paragraph G.02.006(1)(j) does not permit the recording of information as required by section G.02.071;

    • (d) the licensed dealer has not complied with the requirements of subsection G.02.014(3) or the information or documents that they have provided are not sufficient to complete the review of the amendment application;

    • (e) the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that the licensed dealer has submitted false or misleading information or false or falsified documents in or in support of the amendment application; or

    • (f) the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that the amendment of the licence would likely create a risk to public health or safety, including the risk of a controlled drug being diverted to an illicit market or use.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) The Minister must not refuse to amend a licence under paragraph (1)(e) if the licensed dealer meets the following conditions, unless the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that it is necessary to do so to protect public health or safety, including to prevent a controlled drug from being diverted to an illicit market or use:

    • (a) the licensed dealer does not have a history of non-compliance with the Act, the Cannabis Act or their regulations; and

    • (b) the licensed dealer has carried out, or signed an undertaking to carry out, the necessary corrective measures to ensure compliance with the Act, the Cannabis Act and their regulations.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (3) Before refusing to amend a licence, the Minister must send the licensed dealer a notice that sets out the Minister’s reasons and gives the dealer an opportunity to be heard.

  • SOR/2019-171, s. 1

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