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

Assented to 2012-12-14

Marginal note:Bill C-13 and Canada–Jordan Economic Growth and Prosperity Act
  •  (1) Subsections (2) to (6) apply if Bill C-13, introduced in the 1st session of the 41st Parliament and entitled the Keeping Canada’s Economy and Jobs Growing Act (in this section referred to as the “first Act”), receives royal assent and a Bill entitled the Canada–Jordan Economic Growth and Prosperity Act (in this section referred to as the “second Act”) is introduced in the 1st session of 41st Parliament and receives royal assent.

  • (2) On the first day on which subsection 113(2) of the first Act, section 34 of the second Act and section 40 of this Act are all in force, paragraph 14(2)(c) of the Customs Tariff is replaced by the following:

    • (c) by way of compensation for any action taken under any of the following provisions:

      • (i) subsection 55(1),

      • (ii) section 60,

      • (iii) subsection 63(1),

      • (iv) subsection 69(2),

      • (v) subsection 70(2),

      • (vi) subsection 71(2),

      • (vii) subsection 71.01(1),

      • (viii) subsection 71.1(2),

      • (ix) subsection 71.41(1),

      • (x) subsection 71.5(1),

      • (xi) subsection 71.6(1),

      • (xii) subsection 5(3), (3.2) or (4.1) of the Export and Import Permits Act.

  • (3) On the first day on which section 116 of the first Act, section 35 of the second Act and section 41 of this Act are all in force, section 27 of the Customs Tariff is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Abbreviations

    27. The following abbreviations, as defined below, apply in the schedule.

    “AUT”

    « TAU »

    “AUT” refers to the Australia Tariff.

    “CCCT”

    « TPAC »

    “CCCT” refers to the Commonwealth Caribbean Countries Tariff.

    “CIAT”

    « TACI »

    “CIAT” refers to the Canada–Israel Agreement Tariff.

    “COLT”

    « TCOL »

    “COLT” refers to the Colombia Tariff.

    “CRT”

    « TCR »

    “CRT” refers to the Costa Rica Tariff.

    “CT”

    « TC »

    “CT” refers to the Chile Tariff.

    “GPT”

    « TPG »

    “GPT” refers to the General Preferential Tariff.

    “IT”

    « TI »

    “IT” refers to the Iceland Tariff.

    “JT”

    « TJ »

    “JT” refers to the Jordan Tariff.

    “LDCT”

    « TPMD »

    “LDCT” refers to the Least Developed Country Tariff.

    “MFN”

    « NPF »

    “MFN” refers to the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff.

    “MT”

    « TM »

    “MT” refers to the Mexico Tariff.

    “MUST”

    « TMÉU »

    “MUST” refers to the Mexico–United States Tariff.

    “NT”

    « TN »

    “NT” refers to the Norway Tariff.

    “NZT”

    « TNZ »

    “NZT” refers to the New Zealand Tariff.

    “PAT”

    « TPA »

    “PAT” refers to the Panama Tariff.

    “PT”

    « TP »

    “PT” refers to the Peru Tariff.

    “SLT”

    « TSL »

    “SLT” refers to the Switzerland–Liechtenstein Tariff.

    “UST”

    « TÉU »

    “UST” refers to the United States Tariff.

  • (4) On the first day on which section 129 of the first Act, section 38 of the second Act and section 47 of this Act are all in force, section 79 of the Customs Tariff 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 71.6(1).

  • (5) If subsection 138(1) of the first Act comes into force before subsection 40(2) of the second Act and subsection 49(3) of this Act, then subsections 62(46) to (48) of this Act are deemed never to have produced their effects.

  • (6) If subsection 44(2), (7), (11) or (13) of the second Act produces its effects on the same day that, respectively, subsection 61(2), (13), (17) or (22) of this Act produces its effects, then that subsection of this Act is deemed never to have produced its effects.

Marginal note:SOR/2011-191
  •  (1) In this section, “Order” means the Order Amending the Schedule to the Customs Tariff (Harmonized System Conversion, 2012), SOR/2011-191.

  • (2) If section 1 of the Order comes into force before subsection 49(1) of this Act, then

    • (a) Schedule 4 to this Act is amended by deleting tariff item Nos. 0209.00.21, 0209.00.22, 0209.00.24, 0401.30.20, 0407.00.12 and 0407.00.19; and

    • (b) Schedule 5 to this Act is amended by deleting tariff item Nos. 0209.00.23, 0401.30.10, 0407.00.11, 0407.00.18 and 2403.10.00 and the rates of customs duty and staging categories set out with respect to each of those tariff items in that Schedule.

  • (3) If section 1 of the Order comes into force on the same day as subsection 49(1) of this Act, then that subsection 49(1) is deemed to have come into force before that section 1.

  • (4) If section 5 of the Order comes into force before subsection 49(1) of this Act, then

    • (a) Schedule 4 to this Act is amended by adding, in numerical order, tariff item Nos. 0209.90.10, 0209.90.20, 0209.90.40, 0401.40.20, 0401.50.20, 0407.11.12, 0407.11.92, 0407.21.20 and 0407.90.12; and

    • (b) Schedule 5 to this Act is amended by adding, in numerical order, the tariff items set out in Schedule 10 to this Act and the rates of customs duty and staging categories set out with respect to each of those tariff items in that Schedule 10.

  • (5) If subsection 49(1) of this Act comes into force before section 5 of the Order, then, on the day on which that section 5 comes into force, the tariff provisions that are added by that section 5 to the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Customs Tariff are 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 tariff item Nos. 0209.90.10, 0209.90.20, 0209.90.40, 0401.40.20, 0401.50.20, 0407.11.12, 0407.11.92, 0407.21.20, 0407.90.12 and the tariff items set out in Schedule 10 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 tariff item Nos. 0209.90.10, 0209.90.20, 0209.90.40, 0401.40.20, 0401.50.20, 0407.11.12, 0407.11.92, 0407.21.20 and 0407.90.12; 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 10 to this Act, the rates of customs duty and staging categories set out with respect to that tariff item in that Schedule.

  • (6) If section 5 of the Order comes into force on the same day as subsection 49(1) of this Act, then that section 5 is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 49(1) and subsection (4) applies as a consequence.

 
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