V-5 - Unwrought Metal Sales Act

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chapter V-5
Unwrought Metal Sales Act
UNWROUGHT METAL SALESDecember 21 1984December 21 1984
Repealed, 1984, c. 47, s. 190.
1984, c. 47, s. 190.
1. In this act and in the regulations thereunder, the expression unwrought metal means gold, silver, platinum or other precious metal in:
(1)  Ore the value whereof exceeds $0.50 per kilogram;
(2)  Nuggets, amalgams, concentrates or residues obtained from the treatment of ore;
(3)  Ingots, bars, wire, beads or sheets.
R. S. 1964, c. 90, s. 1; 1977, c. 60, s. 8.
2. No person shall, without being the holder of a license from the Minister of Energy and Resources, receive, purchase, sell or alienate unwrought metal in Québec.
R. S. 1964, c. 90, s. 2; 1979, c. 81, s. 20.
3. No person shall, in Québec, sell or deliver unwrought metal to a person who does not hold such a license, nor receive or purchase it from such person.
R. S. 1964, c. 90, s. 3.
4. The above provisions do not apply to:
(1)  The person who purchases, from the holder of a license, unwrought metal delivered in a form suitable for industrial, artistic or scientific purposes;
(2)  The person who sells less than one hundred grams of unwrought metal per month.
R. S. 1964, c. 90, s. 4; 1977, c. 60, s. 9.
5. The Government may make regulations:
(a)  To regulate the issuing, renewal and cancellation of licenses;
(b)  To determine the cost, the conditions and the duration thereof;
(c)  To prohibit the holders of licenses from doing business at certain hours, upon certain days of the week and in certain localities;
(d)  To oblige the holders of licenses to enter in registers or records all operations relating to unwrought metal and to transmit reports containing the information deemed necessary in this connection;
(e)  To authorize, upon conditions deemed expedient, the holders of licenses to purchase or receive unwrought metal from certain categories of persons not holding licenses;
(f)  Generally, for the proper carrying out of this act.
R. S. 1964, c. 90, s. 5.
6. Any person infringing the provisions of this act or of the regulations made under its authority, commits an unlawful act and shall be liable, for the first offence, to a fine not exceeding $200 and costs, and, for any subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding $500 with costs and to imprisonment for not more than one year.
R. S. 1964, c. 90, s. 6.
7. This Act shall operate notwithstanding the provisions of sections 2 and 7 to 15 of the Constitution Act, 1982 (Schedule B of the Canada Act, chapter 11 in the 1982 volume of the Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom).
1982, c. 21, s. 1.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 90 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter V-5 of the Revised Statutes.