Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Canada. 2015 ‘Organization of Industry for Defence.’ Defence Production Act R.S.C., 1985, c. D-1 (Act Current to 30 August 2015); Part 1 (Sections 12, 13), pp. 6-7. Ottawa ON: Senate and House of Commons of Canada. 26 February
Part 1. Procurement of Defence Supplies
Organization of Industry for Defence
Duties of Minister1
12. The Minister shall examine into, organize, mobilize and conserve the resources of Canada contributory to, and the sources of supply of, defence supplies1 and the agencies and facilities available for the supply thereof and for the construction of defence projects and shall explore, estimate and provide for the fulfilment of the needs, present and prospective, of the Government and the community with respect thereto and generally shall take steps to mobilize, conserve and coordinate all economic and industrial facilities in respect of defence supplies and defence projects and the supply or construction thereof.
Minister may require returns to be made
13. (1) The Minister may, by notice in writing, require any person referred to in subsection (2) to make periodical or other returns, at such times and containing such particulars as may be specified in the notice, with respect to defence supplies produced, dealt in or controlled by the person or that the person holds, has contracted for or contemplates acquiring, and the sources of supply thereof, and with respect to the facilities or accommodation that the person has available for or that are adaptable to the production or storage of defence supplies or the construction of defence projects.
Persons who are to make returns
(2) The Minister may require the returns referred to in subsection (1) to be made by any person who
(a) produces, deals in or has control of defence supplies or constructing defence projects; or
(b) carries on a business or possesses accommodation or facilities that, in the opinion of the Minister, is or are suitable for or can be adapted to producing, dealing in or storing defence supplies or constructing defence projects.