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Canada. 2010 ‘Registration.’ Controlled Goods Regulations SOR/2001-32 (Regulations are current to 10 September 2015) (Sections 2, 3, 5, 7), pp. 2-4. Ottawa ON: Minister of Justice. 10 December
Eligibility for Registration
2. A person is eligible to apply for registration if
(a) in the case of an individual, they carry on business in Canada, give their consent to a security assessment and are
(i) a Canadian citizen ordinarily resident in Canada, or
(ii) a permanent resident ordinarily resident in Canada; and
(b) in the case of a corporation, partnership or any other business enterprise, it is either
(i) incorporated under federal or provincial law, or
(ii) authorized by federal or provincial law to carry on business in Canada.
Applications for Registration
3. A person who is eligible may apply for registration by sending to the Minister1 on a form supplied by the Minister an application that contains
(a) the applicant's legal name, business name, address, telephone numbers for each place of business in Canada and, if applicable, electronic mail and facsimile numbers for each place;
(b) evidence of the legal status of the applicant's business…
(f) the consent to a security assessment of the proposed designated official and, in the case of an individual applicant, the applicant;
(g) a description of the controlled goods2 that the applicant intends to examine, possess or transfer and the addresses of the locations where those goods will be kept;
(h) the addresses of the locations where the records required by these Regulations will be kept…
5. If the Minister approves an application for registration, the Minister shall provide a certificate of registration to the applicant that sets out the period for which the registration is valid and any conditions under which they may examine, possess or transfer controlled goods.
Period of Validity
7. The registration of a person is valid for a period not exceeding five years from the date of approval by the Minister.