P-42.1 - Crop Health Protection Act

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40. In proceedings instituted for an offence under this Act or its regulations, the inspection, analysis or sampling report and the minutes of the seizure or confiscation, signed by an inspector or an analyst designated by the Minister, are proof of their contents, unless there is evidence to the contrary, and no proof of the signature or of the quality of the signatory is required if the inspector or analyst certifies in the inspection, analysis or sampling report that the inspector personally observed the facts stated in the report.
The cost of inspection or analysis is included in the costs of the proceedings and may be claimed in the statement of offence.
2008, c. 16, s. 40.