Joint Canada-United States Government Projects Remission Order

SI/91-9

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION ACT

Registration 1991-01-30

Order Respecting the Remission of Duties, Including the Tax Imposed under Parts III, IV and IX of the Excise Tax Act, Paid or Payable on Goods, Real Property or Services for Use in Joint Canada — United States Government Projects

P.C. 1990-2848  1990-12-21

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, considering that it is in the public interest, on the recommendation of the Minister of National Revenue and the Treasury Board, pursuant to section 23 of the Financial Administration Act, is pleased hereby to revoke the remission granted under Part I of Order in Council P.C. 1960-1600 of November 25, 1960Footnote *, and to make the annexed Order respecting the remission of duties, including the tax imposed under Division III of Part IX of the Excise Tax Act, and the taxes imposed under any other division of Part IX and under any other Part of that Act, paid or payable on goods, real property or services for use in joint Canada-United States Government projects, in substitution therefor.

SHORT TITLE

 This Order may be cited as the Joint Canada-United States Government Projects Remission Order.

INTERPRETATION

 In this Order,

“Act”

“Act” means the Excise Tax Act; (Loi)

“Crown corporation”

“Crown corporation” means a departmental corporation named in Schedule II to the Financial Administration Act or a parent Crown corporation named in Part I of Schedule III to that Act; (société d’État)

“duties”

“duties” has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Customs Act, but does not include duties levied under the Excise Act; (droits)

“Minister”

“Minister” means the Minister of National Revenue; (ministre)

“real property”

“real property” has the same meaning as in section 123 of the Act; (immeuble)

“service”

“service” has the same meaning as in section 123 of the Act; (service)

“supply”

“supply” has the same meaning as in section 123 of the Act. (fourniture)

REMISSION

 Subject to section 4, remission is hereby granted of the taxes imposed under Parts III, IV and IX of the Act and the duties paid or payable on goods imported into Canada by, on goods or services purchased in Canada by, and on supplies of goods, real property or services made to, the Government of the United States or its authorized agent or a department of the Government of Canada or a Crown corporation acting on behalf of the Government of the United States.

  • SI/98-64, s. 2.

CONDITIONS

 Remission is granted pursuant to section 3 on condition that

  • (a) the goods, real property or services are to be used exclusively in connection with an establishment in Canada of the Government of the United States or a project that is determined by the Minister to be a joint Canada-United States Government project;

  • (b) in the case of goods, they are or are to become the property of the Government of the United States or are to be exported from Canada, destroyed under the supervision of an officer as defined in section 2 of the Customs Act or consumed during the conduct of the project;

  • (c) a claim for remission of the duties, including the tax imposed under Division III of Part IX of the Act, on imported goods is made to the Minister within two years after the final accounting for the goods under section 32 of the Customs Act; and

  • (d) a claim for remission of any tax referred to in section 3, other than the duties referred to in paragraph (c), is made to the Minister within two years after the purchase or supply, as the case may be, is made.