Export and Import Permits Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. E-19)

Act current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2014-10-01. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 15

    • 1994, c. 47, s. 100; 2006, c. 13, s. 109
      • 15 (1) The definitions export allocation and import allocation in subsection 2(1) of the Export and Import Permits Act are replaced by the following:

        export allocation

        export allocation means an export allocation issued under paragraph 6.2(2)(b) or 6.3(3)(b); (autorisation d’exportation)

        import allocation

        import allocation means an import allocation issued under paragraph 6.2(2)(b); (autorisation d’importation)

      • (2) The definition free trade partner in subsection 2(1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a):

        • (a.1) an EU country or other CETA beneficiary,

      • (3) Subsection 2(1) of the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

        CETA

        CETA has the same meaning as Agreement in section 2 of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act; (AÉCG)

        EU country or other CETA beneficiary

        EU country or other CETA beneficiary has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff; (pays de l’Union européenne ou autre bénéficiaire de l’AÉCG)

      • 2014, c. 14, s. 17(2)

        (4) Subsection 2(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • Goods imported from certain countries

          (2) For the purposes of this Act, goods are imported from one of the following countries or territories if they are shipped directly to Canada from that country or territory, within the meaning of sections 17 and 18 of the Customs Tariff:

          • a NAFTA country
          • an EU country or other CETA beneficiary
          • Chile
          • Costa Rica
          • Honduras
  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 16

    • 2004, c. 15, s. 54; 2006, c. 13, s. 110

      16 The portion of subsection 3(1) of the French version of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

      • Liste : exportation contrôlée
        • (1) Le gouverneur en conseil peut dresser une liste des marchandises et des technologies dont, à son avis, il est nécessaire de contrôler l’exportation ou le transfert à l’une ou plusieurs des fins suivantes :

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 17

      • 17 (1) The portion of subsection 5(1) of the French version of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

        • Liste des marchandises d’importation contrôlée
          • (1) Le gouverneur en conseil peut dresser la liste des marchandises d’importation contrôlée comprenant les articles dont, à son avis, il est nécessaire de contrôler l’importation pour l’une ou plusieurs des fins suivantes :

      • 2012, c. 26, s. 53

        (2) Subsection 5(3.4) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • Exception for goods imported from certain countries

          (3.4) An order made under subsection (3) or (3.2) may exclude goods of any kind imported from a country listed in Schedule 1 if it appears to the satisfaction of the Governor in Council, on the basis of a report under the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, that the quantity of those goods being imported is not a principal cause of serious injury or threat of serious injury to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods.

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 18

    • 2014, c. 14, s. 18

      18 Subsections 5.2(1) and (2) of the Act are replaced by the following:

      • Addition to Export Control List or Import Control List — Schedule 2
        • 5.2 (1) If at any time it appears to the satisfaction of the Governor in Council that it is advisable to collect information with respect to the exportation or importation of any goods in respect of which a specified quantity is eligible each year for the rate of duty provided for in provisions, set out in column 2 of Schedule 2, of an intergovernmental arrangement set out in column 1, the Governor in Council may, by order and without reference to that quantity, include those goods on the Export Control List or the Import Control List, or on both, in order to facilitate the collection of that information.

        • Addition to Import Control List — Schedule 3

          (2) If at any time it appears to the satisfaction of the Governor in Council that, for the purposes of implementing an intergovernmental arrangement set out column 1 of Schedule 3, it is advisable to collect information with respect to the importation of any goods listed in the provisions of that arrangement set out in column 2, the Governor in Council may, by order, include those goods on the Import Control List in order to facilitate the collection of that information.

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 19

    • 1994, c. 47, s. 106

      19 The heading before section 6.2 of the Act is replaced by the following:

      Import or Export Access

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 20

      • 20 (1) Section 6.2 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

        • Determination of quantities — export

          (1.1) If any goods, other than softwood lumber products to which section 6.3 applies, have been included on the Export Control List under paragraph 3(1)(d), for the purpose of implementing CETA, or under paragraph 3(1)(f), the Minister may determine export access quantities, or the basis for calculating them, for the purposes of subsection (2), 7(1) or (1.1) or section 8.31.

      • 1994, c. 47, s. 106

        (2) The portion of subsection 6.2(2) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

        • Allocation method

          (2) If the Minister has determined a quantity of goods under subsection (1) or (1.1), the Minister may

      • 1994, c. 47, s. 106

        (3) Paragraph 6.2(2)(b) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • (b) issue an import allocation or an export allocation, as the case may be, to any resident of Canada who applies for the allocation, subject to the regulations and any terms and conditions the Minister may specify in the allocation.

      • 1994, c. 47, s. 106

        (4) Subsection 6.2(3) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • Transfer of allocation

          (3) The Minister may consent to the transfer of an import allocation or an export allocation from one resident of Canada to another.

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 21

    • 21 The Act is amended by adding the following after section 8.3:

      • Export permits — allocation

        8.31 Despite subsection 7(1), if goods have been included on the Export Control List, the Minister shall, at the request of any person who has been issued an export allocation under paragraph 6.2(2)(b) with respect to the goods, issue to that person a permit to export the goods, subject to

        • (a) the export allocation; and

        • (b) the person’s compliance with any regulations made under section 12.

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 22

    • 2001, c. 28, s. 50; 2014, c. 14, s. 19

      22 Section 9.1 of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Minister may issue certificate — Schedule 4

        9.1 The Minister may, for the purpose of implementing an intergovernmental arrangement with a country listed in column 1 of Schedule 4 or with an international organization acting on behalf of such a country — or of implementing an intergovernmental arrangement applicable to a territory listed in column 1  — respecting the administration of the provisions set out in column 2, issue a certificate with respect to an exportation of goods to that country or territory stating the specific quantity of those goods that, on importation into the country or territory, is eligible for the rate of duty provided for in the provisions set out in column 3.

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 23

    • 2012, c. 26, s. 54

      23 The schedule to the Act is renumbered as Schedule 1.

  • — 2017, c. 6, s. 24

    • 24 The Act is amended by adding, after Schedule 1, the Schedules 2 to 4 set out in Schedule 1 to this Act.

      SCHEDULE 2(Subsection 5.2(1))

      Intergovernmental Arrangements — Collection of Information Relating to Quotas

      Column 1Column 2
      Intergovernmental ArrangementProvisions
      CCFTASchedules to Annex C-02.2, in accordance with Appendix 5.1 of Annex C-00-B
      CCRFTASchedule to Annex III.3.1, in accordance with Appendix III.1.6.1 of Annex III.1
      CETASchedules to Annex 2-A, in accordance with Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures
      CHFTASchedules to Annex 3.4.1, in accordance with Annex 3.1
      NAFTASchedules to Annex 302.2, in accordance with Appendix 6 of Annex 300-B

      SCHEDULE 3(Subsection 5.2(2))

      Intergovernmental Arrangements — Collection of Information Relating to Imports of Textile and Apparel Goods

      Column 1Column 2
      Intergovernmental ArrangementProvisions
      CCFTAAppendix 1.1 of Annex C-00-B
      CCRFTAAppendix III.1.1.1 of Annex III.1
      CETATables C.3 and C.4 of Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures
      CHFTASection 1 of Annex 3.1
      NAFTAAppendix 1.1 of Annex 300-B

      SCHEDULE 4(Section 9.1)

      Intergovernmental Arrangements — Issuance of Certificates for the Export of Goods Subject to Foreign Import Quotas

      Column 1Column 2Column 3
      Country or TerritoryProvisionsProvisions Providing for Rates of Duty
      ChileAppendix 5.1 to Annex C-00-B of CCFTASchedules to Annex C-02.2 of CCFTA, in accordance with Appendix 5.1 to Annex C-00-B of CCFTA
      Costa RicaAppendix III.1.6.1 to Annex III.1 of CCRFTASchedules to Annex III.3.1 of CCRFTA, in accordance with Appendix III.1.6.1 to Annex III.1 of CCRFTA
      EU country or other CETA beneficiaryAnnex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETAAnnex 2-A of CETA, in accordance with Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA
      HondurasSection 5 of Annex 3.1 of CHFTASchedules to Annex 3.4.1 of CHFTA, in accordance with section 5 of Annex 3.1 of CHFTA
      NAFTA countryAppendix 6 to Annex 300-B of NAFTASchedules to Annex 302.2 of NAFTA, in accordance with Appendix 6 to Annex 300-B of NAFTA
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