Export and Import Permits Act

Version of section 3 from 2006-12-14 to 2007-03-30:

Marginal note:Export control list of goods
  •  (1) The Governor in Council may establish a list of goods, to be called an Export Control List, including therein any article the export of which the Governor in Council deems it necessary to control for any of the following purposes:

    • (a) to ensure that arms, ammunition, implements or munitions of war, naval, army or air stores or any articles deemed capable of being converted thereinto or made useful in the production thereof or otherwise having a strategic nature or value will not be made available to any destination where their use might be detrimental to the security of Canada;

    • (b) to ensure that any action taken to promote the further processing in Canada of a natural resource that is produced in Canada is not rendered ineffective by reason of the unrestricted exportation of that natural resource;

    • (c) to limit or keep under surveillance the export of any raw or processed material that is produced in Canada in circumstances of surplus supply and depressed prices and that is not a produce of agriculture;

    • (c.1) [Repealed, 1999, c. 31, s. 88]

    • (d) to implement an intergovernmental arrangement or commitment;

    • (e) to ensure that there is an adequate supply and distribution of the article in Canada for defence or other needs; or

    • (f) to ensure the orderly export marketing of any goods that are subject to a limitation imposed by any country or customs territory on the quantity of the goods that, on importation into that country or customs territory in any given period, is eligible for the benefit provided for goods imported within that limitation.

  • Marginal note:Conditions

    (2) The description of goods set out in the Export Control List may contain conditions that are based on approvals, classifications or determinations made by specified persons or specified government entities, including foreign government entities.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-19, s. 3;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 12 (3rd Supp.), s. 26;
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 88;
  • 2006, c. 13, s. 110.
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