Canada–Panama Economic Growth and Prosperity Act (S.C. 2012, c. 26)

Assented to 2012-12-14

Marginal note:2010, c. 4, s. 40

 Section 79 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Goods in transit

79. An order made under any of the following provisions may provide that goods that are in transit to Canada at the time the order comes into force are entitled to the tariff treatment that was applicable to those goods immediately before that time:

  • (a) subsection 53(2);

  • (b) subsection 55(1);

  • (c) section 60;

  • (d) subsection 63(1);

  • (e) subsection 69(2);

  • (f) subsection 70(2);

  • (g) subsection 71.01(1);

  • (h) subsection 71.1(2);

  • (i) subsection 71.41(1);

  • (j) subsection 71.5(1);

  • (k) subsection 72(1);

  • (l) subsection 75(1);

  • (m) subsection 76(1);

  • (n) subsection 76.1(1).

Marginal note:2010, c. 4, s. 41

 Paragraphs 133(j) and (j.1) of the Act are replaced by the following:

  • (j) for the purpose of tariff item No. 9971.00.00, prescribing conditions under which goods that have been exported to one of the following countries for repair or alteration may be imported:

    • a NAFTA country
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Iceland
    • Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary
    • Liechtenstein
    • Norway
    • Panama
    • Peru
    • Switzerland
  • (j.1) for the purpose of tariff item No. 9992.00.00, prescribing conditions under which goods that have been exported to one of the following countries for repair or alteration may be imported:

    • a NAFTA country
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary
    • Panama
    • Peru
  •  (1) The List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by

    • (a) adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate”, above the reference to “GPT”, a reference to “PAT:”;

    • (b) adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate”, above the reference to “GPT”, a reference to “PAT:”;

    • (c) adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate” a reference to “Free” after the abbreviation “PAT”, and adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate” a reference to “Free (A)” after the abbreviation “PAT”, for all tariff items except those set out in each of Schedules 4 and 5 to this Act;

    • (d) adding in the columns “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate” and “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate” a reference to “N/A” after the abbreviation “PAT” for the tariff items set out in Schedule 4 to this Act; and

    • (e) adding in the columns “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate” and “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate” after the abbreviation “PAT”, for each tariff item set out in Schedule 5 to this Act, the rates of customs duty and staging categories set out with respect to that tariff item in that Schedule.

  • (2) The Description of Goods of tariff item No. 9929.00.00 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by

    • (a) replacing the reference to “imported from the United States, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Peru or Colombia” with a reference to “imported from one of the countries listed below”; and

    • (b) adding, at the end of that Description of Goods, the following:

      Countries:

      • Chile
      • Colombia
      • Costa Rica
      • Mexico
      • Panama
      • Peru
      • United States
  • (3) The Description of Goods of tariff item No. 9971.00.00 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by

    • (a) replacing the reference beginning with “All the foregoing,” and ending with “in that country.” with a reference to “All the foregoing, regardless of the country of origin or tariff treatment, returned to Canada after having been exported to one of the countries listed below for repair or alteration in that country.”; and

    • (b) adding the following before Note 1:

      Countries:

      • Chile
      • Colombia
      • Costa Rica
      • Iceland
      • Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary
      • Liechtenstein
      • Mexico
      • Norway
      • Panama
      • Peru
      • Switzerland
      • United States
  • (4) The Description of Goods of tariff item No. 9990.00.00 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by

    • (a) replacing the reference to “Commercial samples imported from the United States, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Peru or Colombia,” with a reference to “Commercial samples imported from one of the countries listed below,”;

    • (b) replacing, in paragraph (i), the reference to “in Canadian, Chilean, Mexican, Costa Rican, Peruvian or Colombian currency,” with a reference to “in Canadian currency or the currency of the country from which it was imported”; and

    • (c) adding, at the end of that Description of Goods, the following:

      Countries:

      • Chile
      • Colombia
      • Costa Rica
      • Mexico
      • Panama
      • Peru
      • United States
  • (5) The Description of Goods of tariff item No. 9992.00.00 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is replaced by the following:

    Goods, regardless of the country of origin or tariff treatment, other than the goods of tariff item No. 9971.00.00, returned to Canada after having been exported to one of the countries listed below for repair or alteration in that country.

    Countries:

    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary
    • Mexico
    • Panama
    • Peru
    • United States

2005, c. 34Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act

Marginal note:2009, c. 16, s. 51; 2010, c. 4, s. 43

 The schedule to the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act is replaced by the schedule set out in Schedule 6 to this Act.

R.S., c. E-19Export and Import Permits Act

 Subsection 2(1) of the Export and Import Permits Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

“Panama”

« Panama »

“Panama” has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff;

Marginal note:2010, c. 4, s. 45

 The definition “principal cause” in subsection 4.2(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

“principal cause”

« cause principale »

“principal cause” means an important cause that is no less important than any other cause;

 
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