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Schedule 1 Chemicals Regulations (Chemical Weapons Convention)

Version of section 3 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-10-09:

Marginal note:Authorization

  •  (1) Subject to these Regulations, the National Authority shall authorize, by the issuance, amendment or renewal of a licence, an individual who ordinarily resides in Canada to produce, use, acquire or possess a Schedule 1 chemical if the following conditions are met:

    • (a) public health and safety, the environment, international relations or national defence or security is unlikely to be compromised;

    • (b) the activities are for research, medical, pharmaceutical or protective purposes;

    • (c) the aggregate quantity of Schedule 1 chemicals produced does not exceed 10 kg per year per facility; and

    • (d) the quantities authorized are consistent with the intended purpose referred to in paragraph (b).

  • Marginal note:Production for protective purposes

    (2) There shall be only one licensed facility in Canada for the production of Schedule 1 chemicals for protective purposes.

  • Marginal note:Term of licence

    (3) The term of a licence shall not exceed three years.

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