Special Import Measures Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. S-15)

Act current to 2014-11-11 and last amended on 2014-11-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Designation of evidence as confidential
  •  (1) Where a person who provides the President with evidence pursuant to subsection 78(3) wishes some or all of the evidence to be kept confidential, the person shall submit, at the time the evidence is provided, a statement designating as confidential the evidence that he wishes to be kept confidential, together with an explanation of why he designated that evidence as confidential.

  • Marginal note:Summary or statement to be provided

    (2) Where, pursuant to subsection (1), a person submits to the President a statement designating evidence as confidential, together with the explanation referred to in that subsection, the person shall submit to the President, at the same time, a summary of the evidence designated as confidential in sufficient detail to convey a reasonable understanding of the evidence.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-15, s. 79;
  • 1999, c. 17, s. 183;
  • 2005, c. 38, s. 135(E).

Collection of Duty

 [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 209]

Marginal note:Recovery of duties from person other than importer
  •  (1) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, if any duty payable under this Act in respect of goods has not been paid within thirty days after a demand for payment of the duty has been made under this Act, the President may, by notice in writing, require any person in Canada to whom the goods are sold to pay a sum in respect of the duty not exceeding the amount of the duty payable in respect of the goods sold to that person, which sum is, after the notice has been given, a debt due and payable to Her Majesty by that person and may be recovered at any time by action in any court of competent jurisdiction, together with costs of the action.

  • Marginal note:Recourse under Customs Act

    (2) Where an amount that is less than the duty payable in respect of goods imported into Canada is recovered from a person pursuant to subsection (1), such recovery is without prejudice to any recourse available to Her Majesty under the Customs Act with respect to the remainder of the duty payable.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-15, s. 81;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 210;
  • 1999, c. 12, s. 43, c. 17, s. 184;
  • 2005, c. 38, s. 134.

Disclosure of Information

Definition of “information”

 In sections 83 to 87, “information” includes evidence.

  • 1984, c. 25, s. 82.
Marginal note:Information to be disclosed

 Where information is provided to the President for the purposes of any proceedings under this Act, every party to the proceedings has, unless the information is information to which subsection 84(1) applies, a right, on request, to examine the information during normal business hours and a right, on payment of the prescribed fee, to be provided with copies of any such information that is in documentary form or that is in any other form in which it may be readily and accurately copied.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-15, s. 83;
  • 1999, c. 17, s. 183;
  • 2005, c. 38, s. 134.