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Food and Drugs Act

Version of section 25 from 2016-12-12 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Storage, movement and disposal

 An inspector may, in respect of any article seized under this Part,

  • (a) on notice to its owner or the person having possession, care or control of it at the time of its seizure, store it or move it at the expense of the person to whom the notice is given;

  • (b) order its owner or the person having possession, care or control of it at the time of its seizure to store it or move it at the expense of the person being so ordered; or

  • (c) order its owner or the person having possession, care or control of it at the time of its seizure to dispose of it at the expense of the person being so ordered — or, on notice to its owner or the person having possession, care or control of it at the time of its seizure, dispose of it at the expense of the person to whom the notice is given — if

    • (i) the article is perishable, or

    • (ii) the inspector is of the opinion that the article presents a risk of injury to health or safety and that its disposal is necessary to respond to the risk.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-27, s. 25
  • 2016, c. 9, s. 5
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