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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-307
An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (tamper resistance and abuse deterrence)
FIRST READING, September 28, 2016
Mr. Sorenson
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Summary
This enactment amends the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to provide for regulations regarding tamper-resistant properties and abuse-deterrent formulations of controlled substances.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-307
An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (tamper resistance and abuse deterrence)
1996, c. 19
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1Subsection 55(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (i):
(i.‍1)specifying controlled substances or classes of controlled substances that must have tamper-resistant properties or abuse-deterrent formulations;
(i.‍2)providing that the Minister may authorize any person to conduct any of the activities referred to in paragraph (a) in relation to a controlled substance or a class of controlled substances that is specified under paragraph (i.‍1) if the Minister is satisfied, on the basis of scientific evidence, that the substance or the substances in the class have tamper-resistant properties or abuse-deterrent formulations;
(i.‍3)respecting the issuance, suspension, cancellation, duration and terms and conditions of any authorization referred to in paragraph (i.‍2);
2The Act is amended by adding the following after section 55:
Reports to Parliament
Absence of regulations
55.‍1(1)If no regulations are made under paragraph 55(1)‍(i.‍1) within 12 months after the day on which this section comes into force, the Minister must cause a report stating the reasons no regulations have been made and establishing a schedule for the making of such regulations to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 10 days on which that House is sitting after the expiry of that 12-month period.
Subsequent reports
(2)If no regulations are made within 12 months after the tabling of the report referred to in subsection (1), the Minister must cause a report stating the reasons no regulations have been made and establishing a schedule for the making of such regulations to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 10 days on which that House is sitting after the expiry of that 12-month period, and at least once every subsequent 12-month period as long as no regulations have been made.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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