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

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

Export and Import Permits Act

R.S.C., 1985, c. E-19

An Act respecting the export and transfer of goods and technology and the import of goods

Short Title

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Export and Import Permits Act.

  • R.S., c. E-17, s. 1.

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions
  •  (1) In this Act,

    Area Control List

    Area Control List means a list of countries established under section 4; (liste des pays visés)

    Automatic Firearms Country Control List

    Automatic Firearms Country Control List means a list of countries established under section 4.1; (liste des pays désignés (armes automatiques))

    CCFTA

    CCFTA has the same meaning as Agreement in subsection 2(1) of the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act; (ALÉCC)

    CCRFTA

    CCRFTA has the same meaning as Agreement in subsection 2(1) of the Canada — Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act; (ALÉCCR)

    CETA

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

    CHFTA

    CHFTA has the same meaning as Agreement in section 2 of the Canada–Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act; (ALÉCH)

    Chile

    Chile has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff; (Chili)

    CIFTA

    CIFTA has the same meaning as Agreement in subsection 2(1) of the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act; (ALÉCI)

    Colombia

    Colombia has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff; (Colombie)

    Costa Rica

    Costa Rica has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff; (Costa Rica)

    data

    data means representations, in any form, of information or concepts; (données)

    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)

    export allocation

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

    Export Control List

    Export Control List means a list of goods and technology established under section 3; (liste des marchandises d’exportation contrôlée)

    Free Trade Agreement

    Free Trade Agreement[Repealed, 1997, c. 14, s. 70]

    free trade partner

    free trade partner means

    • (a) a NAFTA country,

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

    • (b) Chile, or

    • (c) Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary; (partenaire de libre-échange)

    goods imported from a NAFTA country

    goods imported from a NAFTA country[Repealed, 1997, c. 14, s. 70]

    goods imported from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary

    goods imported from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary[Repealed, 1997, c. 36, s. 207]

    Honduras

    Honduras has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff; (Honduras)

    import allocation

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

    Import Control List

    Import Control List means a list of goods established under section 5; (liste des marchandises d’importation contrôlée)

    imported from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary

    imported from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary has the meaning assigned by regulations made under section 52 of the Customs Tariff; (importé d’Israël ou d’un autre bénéficiaire de l’ALÉCI)

    Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary

    Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff; (Israël ou autre bénéficiaire de l’ALÉCI)

    Minister

    Minister means such member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as is designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister for the purposes of this Act; (ministre)

    NAFTA

    NAFTA has the meaning assigned to the word Agreement by subsection 2(1) of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act; (ALÉNA)

    NAFTA country

    NAFTA country has the meaning assigned to the expression NAFTA country by subsection 2(1) of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act; (pays ALÉNA)

    Panama

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

    Peru

    Peru has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Customs Tariff; (Pérou)

    record

    record means any material on which data are recorded or marked and which is capable of being read or understood by a person or a computer system or other device; (registre)

    resident of Canada

    resident of Canada means, in the case of a natural person, a person who ordinarily resides in Canada and, in the case of a corporation, a corporation having its head office in Canada or operating a branch office in Canada; (résident du Canada)

    softwood lumber agreement

    softwood lumber agreement means the Softwood Lumber Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America signed on September 12, 2006 and amended on October 12, 2006, and includes any rectifications made to it before its ratification by Canada; (accord sur le bois d’oeuvre)

    technology

    technology includes technical data, technical assistance and information necessary for the development, production or use of an article included in an Export Control List; (technologie)

    transfer

    transfer means, in relation to technology, to dispose of it or disclose its content in any manner from a place in Canada to a place outside Canada; (transfert)

    World Trade Organization Agreement

    World Trade Organization Agreement has the same meaning as the word Agreement in subsection 2(1) of the World Trade Organization Agreement Implementation Act. (Accord sur l’Organisation mondiale du commerce)

  • Marginal note: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
  • R.S., 1985, c. E-19, s. 2;
  • 1988, c. 65, s. 116;
  • 1991, c. 28, s. 1;
  • 1993, c. 44, s. 146;
  • 1994, c. 47, s. 100;
  • 1996, c. 33, s. 57;
  • 1997, c. 14, s. 70, c. 36, s. 207;
  • 2001, c. 28, s. 47;
  • 2004, c. 15, s. 53;
  • 2006, c. 13, s. 109;
  • 2009, c. 16, s. 52;
  • 2010, c. 4, s. 44;
  • 2012, c. 26, s. 51;
  • 2014, c. 14, s. 17;
  • 2017, c. 6, s. 15.
 
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