Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations
41 (1) The Minister must revoke an import permit at the request of the holder or if the holder informs the Minister that the permit has been lost or stolen.
Marginal note:Other revocation circumstances
(2) Subject to subsection (3), the Minister must revoke an import permit in accordance with subsection 10(1) in the following circumstances:
(a) there exists a circumstance described in any of paragraphs 28(1)(a) to (d) with respect to the dealer’s licence under which the targeted substance would be imported; or
(a.1) the import permit was issued on the basis of false or misleading information or false or falsified documents submitted in or with the application for the permit;
(b) the importation is for the purpose of re-exporting the targeted substance without having added any economic value to it in Canada.
(3) Unless it is necessary to do so to protect security, public health or safety, including preventing the targeted substance from being diverted to an illicit market or use, the Minister must not revoke an import permit in the circumstances described in paragraph (2)(a.1), 28(1)(a) or 28(1)(b) if the holder of the permit meets the conditions referred to in paragraphs 28(2)(a) and (b), with any modifications that the circumstances require.
Marginal note:Suspension without prior notice
(4) The Minister must suspend an import permit without prior notice if
(a) the permit holder’s dealer’s licence that applies to the targeted substance being imported has expired or has been suspended or revoked;
(b) the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that it is necessary to do so to protect security, public health or safety including preventing the targeted substance from being diverted to an illicit market or use; or
(c) the importation would contravene the laws of any country or transit or transhipment.
- SOR/2010-223, s. 19
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