16. Every exporter of an object or his authorized agent shall, prior to exporting the object described in the export permit issued in respect of that object, give the export permit to the collector of customs at the port of export.
17. Where an export permit in respect of an object has been issued and the exporter has indicated that the object is to be sent by means of the Canada Post Office, the exporter shall give the export permit to the postmaster at the time of posting.
APPLICATION FOR A GENERAL PERMIT
18. An application for a general permit referred to in subsection 14(1) of the Act shall be made in the form set out in Schedule III, signed by the applicant and forwarded to the Minister.
19. The following information shall be furnished and forwarded with an application referred to in section 18:
(a) the name, address and telephone number of the applicant;
(b) the detailed reasons for the application setting out
(i) the area of the applicant’s business specialization, and
(ii) the inconvenience, if any, to obtain an export permit in respect of the individual export of objects;
(c) a list describing any object exported under an export permit by the applicant during the six-month period preceding the date of the application together with the details in respect of each permit issued during that period;
(d) the details of any current general permit held by the applicant;
(e) the volume of the applicant’s commercial activities in respect of the purchase and sale of any objects;
(f) the number of employees of the applicant, the distance between the applicant’s place of business and the nearest office of a permit officer;
(g) any information requested by the Minister where, in his opinion, the information furnished by the applicant requires clarification; and
(h) any other information required in the application form.
20. A general permit referred to in subsection 14(1) of the Act shall be issued in the form set out in Schedule IV.
CULTURAL PROPERTY GENERAL PERMIT DECLARATION
21. No person shall export any object under a general permit issued to him under subsection 14(1) of the Act unless that person or a person authorized to sign a Cultural Property General Permit Declaration by the general permit under which the object is to be exported, prior to exporting the object, completes a Cultural Property General Permit Declaration in respect of that object.
22. (1) A Cultural Property General Permit Declaration referred to in section 21 shall be in the form set out in Schedule V, which form shall be signed by the person referred to in section 21 and shall state that the object intended for export from Canada is an object authorized to be exported from Canada under a general permit and that the conditions set out in that general permit have been complied with.
(2) Where an object is to be exported under a general permit issued under subsection 14(1) of the Act, the declaration referred to in section 21
(a) shall be given to the postmaster, where the object is to be sent by means of the Canada Post Office; or
(b) shall be given to the collector of customs at the port of export, where the object is to be sent by means other than the Canada Post Office.
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