8. A publisher of an insured work wishing to obtain loss insurance shall, within three months from the expiry of the prescribed delay, submit to the Minister a sworn claim setting forth:
(a) the issue printed;
(b) the actual cost price;
(c) the number of unsold copies;
(d) the number of copies offered to the Minister.
Such claim must be accompanied by the invoices of the printer and of the binder.
The publisher must allow the representatives of the Minister and of the Auditor General to verify all the facts relating to the claim and give them access, at any reasonable time, to his books and accounts and his stores or warehouses. The representatives shall, on request, identify themselves and produce a certificate of capacity signed by the Minister or the Auditor General.
R. S. 1964, c. 58, s. 8; 1965 (1st sess.), c. 22, s. 6; 1970, c. 17, s. 102; 1986, c. 95, s. 18.