Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations

Version of section 97 from 2013-06-07 to 2016-08-23:


Marginal note:Suspension of security clearance

  •  (1) The Minister may suspend a security clearance on receipt of information that could change the Minister’s determination made under section 92.

  • Marginal note:Written notice to holder

    (2) Immediately after suspending a security clearance, the Minister must notify the holder in writing of the suspension.

  • Marginal note:Content of notice

    (3) The notice must set out the basis for the suspension and must fix a period of time within which the holder may make written representations to the Minister, which period of time must start on the day on which the notice is served or sent and must be not less than 20 days.

  • Marginal note:Reinstatement of clearance

    (4) The Minister may reinstate the security clearance if the Minister determines under section 92 that the holder does not pose an unacceptable risk to the integrity of the control of the production and distribution of cannabis under the Act and its regulations, including the risk of cannabis being diverted to an illicit market or use.

  • Marginal note:Cancellation of clearance

    (5) The Minister may cancel the security clearance if the Minister determines under section 92 that the holder may pose an unacceptable risk to the integrity of the control of the production and distribution of cannabis under the Act and its regulations, including the risk of cannabis being diverted to an illicit market or use. The Minister must notify the holder in writing of any cancellation.

  • Marginal note:Opportunity to be heard

    (6) The Minister must not cancel the security clearance until the written representations referred to in subsection (3) have been received and considered or before the time period fixed in the notice referred to in that subsection has expired, whichever comes first.

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