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Excise Act, 2001

Version of section 23 from 2018-06-21 to 2022-06-22:

Marginal note:Refusal to issue licence or registration

  •  (1) The Minister may refuse to issue a licence or registration to a person if the Minister has reason to believe

    • (a) that access to the person’s premises will be denied or impeded by any person; or

    • (b) that the refusal is otherwise in the public interest.

  • Marginal note:Amendment or renewal

    (2) Subject to the regulations, the Minister may amend, suspend, renew, cancel or reinstate any licence or registration.

  • Marginal note:Cancellation, etc. — access to premises

    (2.1) The Minister may amend, suspend or cancel any licence or registration of a person if

    • (a) access to the premises of the licensee or registrant is denied or impeded by any person;

    • (a.1) in the case of a cannabis licence, a licence or permit issued to the person under subsection 62(1) of the Cannabis Act is amended, suspended or revoked; or

    • (b) it is otherwise in the public interest.

  • Marginal note:Conditions imposed by Minister

    (3) On issuing a licence or registration, or at any later time, the Minister

    • (a) may, subject to the regulations, specify the activities that may be carried on under the licence or registration and the premises where those activities may be carried on;

    • (b) shall, in the case of a spirits licence, a tobacco licence or a cannabis licence, require security in a form satisfactory to the Minister and in an amount determined in accordance with the regulations; and

    • (c) may impose any other conditions that the Minister considers appropriate with respect to the carrying on of activities under the licence or registration.

  • 2002, c. 22, s. 23
  • 2008, c. 28, s. 52
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 72

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