• January 3, 2019
  • WTO

Canadian regulatory proposal to capture additional substances used in the production of fentanyls and amphetamines



Title of document
Notice to interested parties — Proposed Governor in Council Order amending schedules I and VI to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and proposed regulations amending the schedules to the Narcotic Control Regulations and the Precursor Control Regulations to capture additional substances used in the production of fentanyls and amphetamines. (5 page(s), in English; 5 page(s), in French)

Description
Health Canada has informed the public, through the publication of a notice published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, of its intent to control certain chemicals under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and its regulations.

Notifying member: Canada

NotificationG/TBT/N/CAN/573

Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

Objective
The chemicals in question have been identified in recent years by law enforcement as precursors in the illegal production of fentanyls and amphetamines. In order to protect the public health and safety, it is necessary to schedule these chemicals under the legislative framework so that law enforcement can take appropriate actions against illegal activities involving these substances and that Health Canada can regulate legitimate activities with these substances if needed.

 


Agency responsible
Department of Health

 

Timing:

  • Submission: 21/12/2018
  • Reception: 03/01/2019
  • Distribution: 03/01/2019
  • Final date for comments: 02/02/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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