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Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations

Version of section 39 from 2019-12-09 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Approval

 On completion of the review of the approval application, the Minister must approve the destruction of the targeted substance unless

  • (a) in the case of a destruction that is to be carried out at the site specified in the dealer’s licence, the persons proposed for the purpose of paragraph 36(b) do not meet the conditions of that paragraph;

  • (b) the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that the targeted substance would not be destroyed;

  • (c) 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 approval application;

  • (d) the targeted substance or a portion of it is required for the purposes of a criminal or administrative investigation or a preliminary inquiry, trial or other proceeding under any Act or its regulations; or

  • (e) the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that the approval would likely create a risk to public health or safety, including the risk of the targeted substance being diverted to an illicit market or use.

  • SOR/2019-170, s. 2

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