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Excise Act

Version of section 66 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-04-03:


Marginal note:Officers of excise

  •  (1) All persons employed for the purposes of this Act, including members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, are officers of excise.

  • Marginal note:Persons to have powers and duties of officers

    (2) All members of any police force designated under subsection (4) have the powers and duties of an officer for the purposes of any of sections 69, 70 and 88, subsection 163(3), section 177, subsection 225(2), sections 226 and 227, subsections 233(3) and 239.1(2) and section 255 that are specified in the designation.

  • Marginal note:Persons deemed to be officers

    (3) All members of any police force designated under subsection (4) shall be deemed to be officers for the purposes of any of sections 76, 79, 82, 84, 97 and 107, subsection 117(1) and section 124 that are specified in the designation.

  • Marginal note:Designation of police forces

    (4) The Minister and the Solicitor General of Canada may designate any police force in Canada for the purposes of any of the provisions referred to in subsections (2) and (3) that are specified in the designation, subject to any terms and conditions specified in the designation, for any period specified in the designation.

  • Marginal note:Designation may be varied or cancelled

    (5) The Minister and the Solicitor General of Canada may at any time vary or cancel a designation made under subsection (4).

  • Marginal note:Designation to be published

    (6) A designation made under subsection (4), and any variation or cancellation of one, shall be published in the Canada Gazette and shall not be effective before it is so published.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-14, s. 66
  • 1994, c. 37, s. 3
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