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Hazardous Products Act

Version of section 30 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-02-10:

Marginal note:Certificate of analyst

  •  (1) Subject to this section, a certificate of an analyst stating that the analyst has analysed or examined a product, material or substance and stating the result of the analysis or examination is admissible in evidence in any prosecution for an offence mentioned in subsection 29(1) and in the absence of any evidence to the contrary is proof of the statements contained in the certificate without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed the certificate.

  • Marginal note:Attendance of analyst

    (2) The party against whom a certificate of an analyst is produced pursuant to subsection (1) may, with leave of the court, require the attendance of the analyst for the purposes of cross-examination.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (3) No certificate shall be admitted in evidence pursuant to subsection (1) unless the party intending to produce it has, before the trial, given to the party against whom it is intended to be produced reasonable notice of that intention together with a copy of the certificate.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 24 (3rd Supp.), s. 1

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