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Narcotic Control Regulations

Version of section 56 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-10-20:

 If a practitioner alleges or, in any prosecution for an offence under the Act or these Regulations, pleads that their possession of a narcotic was for use in their practice or that they administered it to a person or animal, or prescribed, sold or provided it for a person or animal who or that was a patient under their professional treatment and that the narcotic was required for the condition for which the patient received treatment, the burden of proof in respect of the allegation or plea shall be on the practitioner.

  • SOR/2004-237, s. 23

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