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Racing Products Transfer and Loan Regulations (SOR/85-730)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01

Racing Products Transfer and Loan Regulations



Registration 1985-08-08

Regulations Respecting the Transfer or Loan of Racing Photographic or Video Products

P.C. 1985-2417 1985-08-07

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and the Treasury Board, pursuant to section 52 of the Financial Administration Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations respecting the transfer or loan of racing photographic or video products.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Racing Products Transfer and Loan Regulations.


 In these Regulations,


agreement means an agreement referred to in subsection 3(1); (accord)


association means an association as defined in subsection 188(9) of the Criminal Code; (association)


contractor means a person who has contracted with the Minister to produce a product; (entrepreneur)


Director means the Director of the Race Track Division of the Department of Agriculture and includes any person designated by him to act on his behalf for the purposes of these Regulations; (directeur)


Minister means the Minister of Agriculture; (ministre)


officer means a person appointed by the Minister pursuant to subsection 188(3) of the Criminal Code; (fonctionnaire)


product means any photographic material, video material or video signal that relates to a horse race and that is produced for the Minister by a contractor by means of a photo-finish or video camera during the running of the race; (matériel)

product user

product user means a contractor or an association. (utilisateur)

Transfer or Loan

  •  (1) Subject to these Regulations, the Director is hereby authorized to transfer or loan products to product users and, for such purpose, to enter into an agreement in writing with any product user.

  • (2) An agreement may provide for the transfer or loan of products to the product user from time to time in accordance with the agreement.

  • (3) An agreement shall provide

    • (a) that the Director may at any time terminate the agreement if any product that has been transferred or loaned pursuant thereto is used by the product user contrary to the condition set out in section 4; and

    • (b) that, where a product user to whom a product has been loaned pursuant to the agreement uses the product contrary to the condition set out in section 4, the product user shall deliver up the product to an officer forthwith after the Director requests the product user to do so.

  • SOR/86-388, s. 1


 The Director shall not transfer or loan a product pursuant to section 3 except subject to the condition that the product transferred or loaned will be used only for viewing or reproduction, or for both viewing and reproduction, for one or more of the following purposes:

  • (a) promoting the horse racing industry;

  • (b) compiling personal records for persons who participate in horse racing;

  • (c) assisting in informing legal telephone account bettors about horse races;

  • (d) informing legal telephone account bettors about horse races in conjunction with the distribution of pre-race or post-race betting information by an association; and

  • (e) providing the public with general information about horse racing.

  • SOR/86-388, s. 2(F)

 The Director shall not loan a product to a product user unless the product user has entered into an agreement that complies with subsection 3(3).

  • SOR/86-388, s. 3

 [Revoked, SOR/86-388, s. 3]

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