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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Version of section 17 from 2003-01-01 to 2009-06-15:


Marginal note:Remedying non-compliance

  •  (1) Where an inspector believes on reasonable grounds that any dangerous goods are being handled, offered for transport, transported or imported in a way that does not comply with this Act, the inspector may detain the dangerous goods until satisfied that they will be handled, offered for transport, transported or imported in compliance with this Act.

  • Marginal note:Detention of non-complying standardized means of containment

    (2) Where an inspector believes on reasonable grounds that any standardized means of containment is being sold, offered for sale, delivered, distributed, imported or used in a way that does not comply with this Act, the inspector may detain the means of containment until satisfied that it will be sold, offered for sale, delivered, distributed, imported or used in compliance with this Act.

  • Marginal note:Other measures

    (3) The inspector may also take any other measures necessary to remedy the non-compliance, or direct any person who owns, imports or has the charge, management or control of the dangerous goods or means of containment to take the necessary measures.

  • Marginal note:Direction not to import

    (4) Where the dangerous goods or means of containment originate from outside Canada and the inspector believes on reasonable grounds that measures to remedy the non-compliance are not possible or desirable, the inspector may direct that the goods or means of containment not be imported or that they be returned to their place of origin.

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