Customs Tariff (S.C. 1997, c. 36)

Act current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2017-09-21. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, make regulations

  • (a) prescribing, for the purposes of section 101,

    • (i) the period after the exportation of goods within which the goods must be returned to Canada, and

    • (ii) what constitutes satisfactory evidence of exportation of the goods;

  • (b) defining the expressions baggage, conveyance, former resident, incidental to the international traffic of the goods, resident, temporarily and temporary resident for the purposes of a tariff item of Chapter 98 of the List of Tariff Provisions;

  • (c) for the purposes of tariff item No. 9801.10.10, 9801.10.20, 9801.10.30, 9801.20.00, 9808.00.00 or 9810.00.00, prescribing conditions under which goods may be imported;

  • (d) for the purposes of tariff item No. 9802.00.00,

    • (i) prescribing conditions under which conveyances may be imported,

    • (ii) limiting the length of time that any imported conveyance may remain in Canada and the use that may be made of the conveyance while it remains in Canada, and authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to extend those limits,

    • (iii) excluding any class of conveyance from classification under that tariff item, and

    • (iv) authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to require security for imported conveyances and limit the amount and type of security that may be required;

  • (e) for the purposes of tariff item No. 9803.00.00,

    • (i) prescribing conditions under which goods or conveyances may be imported and authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to establish such conditions in specified circumstances,

    • (ii) limiting the quantity of any class of goods that may be imported and authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to increase those limits in specified circumstances,

    • (iii) limiting the length of time that imported goods or conveyances may remain in Canada and authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to extend those limits,

    • (iv) excluding any class of goods or conveyances from classification under that tariff item, and

    • (v) authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to require security for imported goods or conveyances and limit the amount and type of security that may be required;

  • (f) for the purposes of heading No. 98.04 or of tariff item No. 9807.00.00, 9813.00.00, 9814.00.00, 9816.00.00, 9938.00.00 or 9989.00.00, prescribing conditions under which goods may be imported;

  • (g) for the purposes of tariff item No. 9805.00.00,

    • (i) exempting goods or classes of goods imported by any class of persons referred to in that tariff item from any of its requirements relating to the period during which goods must be owned, possessed or used abroad, and

    • (ii) substituting less exigent requirements relating to the period during which goods or classes of goods of that tariff item must be owned, possessed or used abroad by any class of persons referred to in that tariff item;

  • (h) for the purposes of tariff item No. 9807.00.00,

    • (i) defining the word settler,

    • (ii) exempting goods or classes of goods imported by any classes of persons referred to in that tariff item from any of its requirements relating to ownership, possession or use, and

    • (iii) substituting less exigent requirements relating to the ownership, possession or use of goods or classes of goods of that tariff item;

  • (i) for the purposes of tariff item No. 9897.00.00,

    • (i) defining the expressions issue, periodical and special edition,

    • (ii) prescribing conditions under which an issue of a periodical will be found to be an issue of a special edition that contained an advertisement that was primarily directed to a market in Canada and that did not appear in identical form in all editions of that issue of a periodical that were distributed in the country of origin, and

    • (iii) prescribing conditions under which an issue of a periodical will be found to be an issue more than five per cent of the advertising space in which consisted of space used for advertisements that indicated specific sources of availability in Canada, or specific conditions relating to the sale or provision in Canada, of any goods or services;

  • (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
    • an EU country or other CETA beneficiary
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Honduras
    • Iceland
    • Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary
    • Jordan
    • Korea
    • 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
    • an EU country or other CETA beneficiary
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Honduras
    • Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary
    • Jordan
    • Korea
    • Panama
    • Peru
  • (k) for the purposes of tariff item No. 9993.00.00,

    • (i) extending any period that the goods imported under that tariff item may remain in Canada, if it is impracticable or impossible for the importer to export the goods,

    • (ii) setting out the conditions under which the requirement for security or for prescribed documents may be waived, and

    • (iii) prescribing the form, nature and conditions of any security satisfactory to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; and

  • (l) prescribing any other thing that is to be prescribed for the purposes of a tariff item referred to in this section.

  • 1997, c. 36, s. 133;
  • 2001, c. 28, s. 45;
  • 2005, c. 38, ss. 142, 145;
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 122, c. 6, s. 36, c. 16, ss. 48, 56, c. 31, s. 51;
  • 2010, c. 4, s. 41;
  • 2011, c. 24, s. 134;
  • 2012, c. 18, s. 39, c. 26, ss. 48, 62;
  • 2014, c. 14, s. 46, c. 28, s. 54;
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 66(F);
  • 2017, c. 6, s. 106.
Marginal note:Other orders
  •  (1) The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness or President of the Canada Border Services Agency may, by order, suspend for a specified period a tariff item referred to in Supplementary Note 2(c) of Chapter 7 of the List of Tariff Provisions, and bring into force for the period one or more tariff items referred to in Supplementary Note 2(b) of that Chapter, in respect of goods that are imported through a customs office in a region or part of Canada specified in the order during that period.

  • Marginal note:Other orders

    (2) The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness or President of the Canada Border Services Agency may, by order, suspend for a specified period a tariff item referred to in Supplementary Note 4(c) of Chapter 8 of the List of Tariff Provisions, and bring into force for the period one or more tariff items referred to in Supplementary Note 4(b) of that Chapter, in respect of goods that are imported through a customs office in a region or part of Canada specified in the order during that period.

  • 1997, c. 36, s. 134;
  • 1999, c. 17, s. 131;
  • 2005, c. 38, ss. 141, 142, 145.
 
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