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CUSTOMS NOTICE

April 13, 1987

SUBJECT

ADMINISTRATION OF TARIFF ITEM
99201-1

In light of the decision rendered in the District Court of Ontario on March 20, 1987, that the book entitled The Joy of Gay Sex is not considered obscene within the meaning of subsection 159(8) of the Criminal Code, the following should be considered when applying the guidelines for the interpretation of material subject to the prohibitory provisions of tariff item 99201-1:

This information will be incorporated in due course into the administrative guidelines contained in departmental Memorandum D9-1-1. Further details or clarification may be obtained from the Manager, Prohibited Importations Unit, Ottawa, telephone (613) 954-7048.


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