Cruiser Remission Order (SI/78-57)

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Cruiser Remission Order

SI/78-57

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION ACT

Registration 1978-04-12

Order Respecting Remission of Customs Duties and Sales Tax on certain Pleasure Cruisers

P.C. 1978-842 1978-03-23

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance and the Treasury Board, pursuant to section 17 of the Financial Administration Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Order respecting the remission of Customs duty and sales tax on certain pleasure cruisers.

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Cruiser Remission Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

base year

base year means

  • (a) in the case of a class A manufacturer, the calendar year 1969, and

  • (b) in the case of a class B manufacturer, the calendar year immediately prior to the calendar year for which remission is first claimed under this Order; (année de base)

Canadian value added in boats

Canadian value added in boats means the factory cost of production of

  • (a) water-borne pleasure craft, other than cruisers, and

  • (b) hulls and parts for water-borne pleasure craft, other than cruisers

produced by a manufacturer in Canada for sale, minus

  • (c) the cost, other than any cost set out in paragraph (d), of any imported parts and materials used in the production of the craft, hulls and parts, and

  • (d) the cost of duty, freight and insurance and any other cost incurred in transporting the imported parts and materials from the point of their shipment to the customs office where the goods are reported; (valeur canadienne ajoutée dans le cas des bateaux)

Canadian value added in cruisers

Canadian value added in cruisers means the factory cost of production of cruisers and of hulls and parts for cruisers produced by a manufacturer in Canada for sale minus

  • (a) the cost, other than any cost set out in paragraph (b), of any imported parts and materials used in the production of cruisers or of hulls and parts for cruisers, and

  • (b) the cost of duty, freight and insurance and any other cost incurred in transporting the imported parts and materials from the point of their shipment to the frontier port; (valeur canadienne ajoutée dans le cas des yachts de croisière)

class A manufacturer

class A manufacturer means a manufacturer who produced cruisers in Canada during the calendar year 1969; (fabricant de la catégorie A)

class B manufacturer

class B manufacturer means a manufacturer who did not produce cruisers in Canada during the calendar year 1969 and who produced water-borne pleasure craft in Canada subsequent to the calendar year 1976; (fabricant de la catégorie B)

cruiser

cruiser means a water-borne pleasure craft, other than a houseboat, not equipped with or designed to be equipped with sails, that is

  • (a) 25 feet or more in overall length, and

  • (b) equipped with or designed to be equipped with one or more inboard motors; (yachts de croisière)

factory cost of production

factory cost of production means the aggregate of the following costs to the manufacturer reasonably attributable to his production of water-borne pleasure craft and of hulls and parts for water-borne pleasure craft, namely,

  • (a) the cost of parts and materials,

  • (b) the transportation costs, including insurance charges, incurred in transporting parts and materials from a supplier to the factory in Canada of the manufacturer to the extent that such costs are not included under paragraph (a),

  • (c) the wages paid for direct production labour,

  • (d) administrative and general expenses, and

  • (e) the manufacturer's overhead expenses for his factory in Canada; (coût de production)

frontier port

frontier port[Revoked, SI/88-17, s. 2]

initial production period

initial production period means, in respect of a class B manufacturer, the three consecutive calendar years immediately following that manufacturer's base year; (période initiale de production)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of National Revenue; (ministre)

warehouse

warehouse has the same meaning as in the Customs Act. (entrepôt)

  • SI/88-17, s. 2.
  •  (1) In this Order "manufacturer's overhead expenses for his factory in Canada" means, subject to subsection (2), the aggregate of

    • (a) such part of the following costs to the manufacturer as is reasonably attributable to the production by the manufacturer of water-borne pleasure craft and of hulls and parts for water-borne pleasure craft, namely,

      • (i) light, heat, power and water,

      • (ii) materials used in the production operation but not incorporated in the final product,

      • (iii) workmen's compensation, unemployment insurance and group insurance premiums, pension contributions and similar expenses,

      • (iv) taxes on land and buildings in Canada,

      • (v) rent for factory premises,

      • (vi) fire and other insurance premiums in respect of production inventories and the manufacturer's factory and its equipment,

      • (vii) maintenance and repairs to buildings, machinery and equipment,

      • (viii) tools, jigs, dies, fixtures and other similar plant equipment of a non-permanent character,

      • (ix) engineering services, experimental work and product development work executed in Canada,

      • (x) indirect and non-production labour, and

      • (xi) miscellaneous factory expenses; and

    • (b) a capital cost allowance of 10 per cent per annum on the cost of buildings, machinery and equipment used by the manufacturer and reasonably required by the manufacturer in the production of water-borne pleasure craft and of hulls and parts for water-borne pleasure craft.

  • (2) A manufacturer's overhead expenses for his factory in Canada in respect of water-borne pleasure craft and hulls and parts for water-borne pleasure craft shall not include the following:

    • (a) the payment of any royalty or any payment analogous to a royalty;

    • (b) the payment of any amount by a manufacturer as a result of a warranty given by the manufacturer; or

    • (c) any expenses incurred by the manufacturer in respect of the advertising for sale or the sale of water-borne pleasure craft or hulls and parts for the water-borne pleasure craft.

Remission of Customs Duties

 Subject to sections 6 and 10, remission is hereby granted of the customs duties paid or payable under the Customs Tariff in respect of cruisers imported or taken out of warehouse by or on behalf of

  • (a) a class A manufacturer in each calendar year subsequent to December 31, 1976, or

  • (b) a class B manufacturer, other than a class B manufacturer referred to in section 5, in each calendar year subsequent to his base year,

the aggregate of the value for duty of which does not exceed the amount by which the sum of

  • (c) the manufacturer's Canadian value added in cruisers in the calendar year for which the remission is claimed, and

  • (d) the lesser of

    • (i) the manufacturer's Canadian value added in boats in that calendar year, and

    • (ii) the manufacturer's Canadian value added in boats in his base year

exceeds the sum of the manufacturer's

  • (e) Canadian value added in boats, and

  • (f) Canadian value added in cruisers,

in his base year.

  • SI/88-17, s. 2.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and sections 7 and 10, on the election of a class B manufacturer pursuant to section 7, remission is hereby granted to that manufacturer of the customs duties paid or payable under the Customs Tariff in respect of cruisers imported or taken out of warehouse prior to January 1, 1998 by the manufacturer or on the manufacturer's behalf during the initial production period, the aggregate of the value for duty of which does not exceed the amount by which the sum of

    • (a) the manufacturer's Canadian value added in cruisers in the initial production period, and

    • (b) the lesser of

      • (i) the manufacturer's Canadian value added in boats in the initial production period, and

      • (ii) three times the sum of the manufacturer's Canadian value added in boats in his base year

    exceeds three times the sum of the manufacturer's

    • (c) Canadian value added in boats, and

    • (d) Canadian value added in cruisers,

    in his base year.

  • (2) Where at any time in any year during the initial production period the aggregate value of cruisers imported or taken out of warehouse for which remission may be granted pursuant to subsection (1) exceeds one-third of the amount of the aggregate value for duty on which remission would, but for this subsection, be granted pursuant to subsection (1), no remission shall be granted in respect of such cruisers imported or taken out of warehouse during the balance of that year.

  • SI/88-17, s. 2;
  • SI/98-6, s. 7.
 
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