C-5.3 - Cannabis Regulation Act

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70. An inspector may, in the performance of inspection functions,
(1)  enter, at any reasonable hour,
(a)  any place where cannabis smoking is prohibited under Chapter IV,
(b)  any place where a cannabis retail outlet or a business where cannabis accessories are sold retail is operated,
(c)  any place where cannabis is stored,
(d)  any place operated by a cannabis producer, and
(e)  any place where cannabis or cannabis accessories are promoted or advertised and any place where information relating to the promotion or advertising of cannabis or cannabis accessories is found;
(2)  inspect a vehicle used for transporting cannabis or order any such vehicle to be stopped for inspection;
(3)  open containers or packaging and collect or cause to be collected, free of charge, samples of cannabis or of any substance if, in the latter case, the inspector has reasonable grounds to believe the substance is cannabis;
(4)  require the production of any document for examination or copying, if the inspector has reasonable grounds to believe that it contains information relating to the application of this Act or the regulations;
(5)  take photographs of the place inspected and of the equipment, property or products found there; and
(6)  require any person present in a cannabis retail outlet or leaving a retail outlet to provide proof of age by producing the identification referred to in the second paragraph of section 36.
However, a person authorized to act as an inspector by a local municipality has only the powers provided for in subparagraph a of subparagraph 1 and in subparagraphs 4 and 5 of the first paragraph.
The owner of or person responsible for a place or vehicle being inspected, and any other person in the place or vehicle, are bound to provide assistance to the inspector.
If the place referred to in subparagraph a of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph is in the nature of a dwelling for the occupant, the inspector must obtain the occupant’s consent before conducting the inspection unless the place is one where home child care services within the meaning of the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1) are provided.
Before requiring that a person mentioned in subparagraph 6 of the first paragraph provide proof of age, an inspector must be reasonably convinced that the person is under 21 years of age.
2018, c. 192018, c. 19, s. 19; 2019, c. 212019, c. 21, s. 21.
70. An inspector may, in the performance of inspection functions,
(1)  enter, at any reasonable hour,
(a)  any place where cannabis smoking is prohibited under Chapter IV,
(b)  any place where a cannabis retail outlet or a business where cannabis accessories are sold retail is operated,
(c)  any place where cannabis is stored,
(d)  any place operated by a cannabis producer, and
(e)  any place where cannabis or cannabis accessories are promoted or advertised and any place where information relating to the promotion or advertising of cannabis or cannabis accessories is found;
(2)  inspect a vehicle used for transporting cannabis or order any such vehicle to be stopped for inspection;
(3)  open containers or packaging and collect or cause to be collected, free of charge, samples of cannabis or of any substance if, in the latter case, the inspector has reasonable grounds to believe the substance is cannabis;
(4)  require the production of any document for examination or copying, if the inspector has reasonable grounds to believe that it contains information relating to the application of this Act or the regulations;
(5)  take photographs of the place inspected and of the equipment, property or products found there; and
(6)  require any person present in a cannabis retail outlet or leaving a retail outlet to provide proof of age by producing the identification referred to in the second paragraph of section 36.
However, a person authorized to act as an inspector by a local municipality has only the powers provided for in subparagraph a of subparagraph 1 and in subparagraphs 4 and 5 of the first paragraph.
The owner of or person responsible for a place or vehicle being inspected, and any other person in the place or vehicle, are bound to provide assistance to the inspector.
If the place referred to in subparagraph a of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph is in the nature of a dwelling for the occupant, the inspector must obtain the occupant’s consent before conducting the inspection unless the place is one where home child care services within the meaning of the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1) are provided.
Before requiring that a person mentioned in subparagraph 6 of the first paragraph provide proof of age, an inspector must be reasonably convinced that the person is a minor.
2018, c. 192018, c. 19, s. 19.
In force: 2018-08-07
70. An inspector may, in the performance of inspection functions,
(1)  enter, at any reasonable hour,
(a)  any place where cannabis smoking is prohibited under Chapter IV,
(b)  any place where a cannabis retail outlet or a business where cannabis accessories are sold retail is operated,
(c)  any place where cannabis is stored,
(d)  any place operated by a cannabis producer, and
(e)  any place where cannabis or cannabis accessories are promoted or advertised and any place where information relating to the promotion or advertising of cannabis or cannabis accessories is found;
(2)  inspect a vehicle used for transporting cannabis or order any such vehicle to be stopped for inspection;
(3)  open containers or packaging and collect or cause to be collected, free of charge, samples of cannabis or of any substance if, in the latter case, the inspector has reasonable grounds to believe the substance is cannabis;
(4)  require the production of any document for examination or copying, if the inspector has reasonable grounds to believe that it contains information relating to the application of this Act or the regulations;
(5)  take photographs of the place inspected and of the equipment, property or products found there; and
(6)  require any person present in a cannabis retail outlet or leaving a retail outlet to provide proof of age by producing the identification referred to in the second paragraph of section 36.
However, a person authorized to act as an inspector by a local municipality has only the powers provided for in subparagraph a of subparagraph 1 and in subparagraphs 4 and 5 of the first paragraph.
The owner of or person responsible for a place or vehicle being inspected, and any other person in the place or vehicle, are bound to provide assistance to the inspector.
If the place referred to in subparagraph a of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph is in the nature of a dwelling for the occupant, the inspector must obtain the occupant’s consent before conducting the inspection unless the place is one where home child care services within the meaning of the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1) are provided.
Before requiring that a person mentioned in subparagraph 6 of the first paragraph provide proof of age, an inspector must be reasonably convinced that the person is a minor.
2018, c. 192018, c. 19, s. 19.