Softwood Lumber Products Export Permit Fees Regulations (SOR/96-317)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20

Time and Means of Payment

 The fees referred to in sections 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8.1 shall be paid at the time of issuance of the permit, by cheque payable to the Receiver General.

  • SOR/96-481, s. 5.

Remissions

 Subject to sections 14 to 16 and 18, remission is hereby granted of the fee paid by an exporter under section 4 for the granting of a permit where the total exports of softwood lumber products by exporters with benefit of export levels in a quarter of a year do not exceed 28.75 per cent of the established base, on condition that the total of the export quantities for which remission is made and the exports for which no fees were paid pursuant to section 4 does not exceed the total of 28.75 per cent of 14.7 billion board feet and an additional quantity as defined in subsection 8(1).

  • SOR/96-481, s. 5;
  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.

 Subject to sections 14, 15, 17 and 18, remission is hereby granted of one half of the fee paid by an exporter under section 4 or 8.1 for the granting of a permit where the total exports of softwood lumber products by all exporters in any quarter of a year do not exceed 28.75 per cent of the established base and the total exports of softwood lumber products by all exporters during that year do not exceed the established base, on condition that the total of the export quantities for which remission is made and the exports for which no fees were paid pursuant to sections 4 and 8.1 does not exceed the total of 14.7 billion board feet and an additional quantity as defined in subsection 8(1).

  • SOR/96-481, s. 5;
  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.

 Subject to sections 14, 15, 17 and 18, remission is hereby granted of one third of the fee paid by an exporter under section 4 or 8.1 for the granting of a permit where the total exports of softwood lumber products by all exporters in any quarter of a year exceed 28.75 per cent of the established base and the total exports of softwood lumber products by all exporters during that year do not exceed the established base, on condition that the total of the export quantities for which remission is made and the exports for which no fees were paid pursuant to sections 4 and 8.1 does not exceed the total of 14.7 billion board feet and an additional quantity as defined in subsection 8(1).

  • SOR/96-481, s. 5;
  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.

 The aggregate of the amounts remitted to an exporter under sections 11 to 13 shall not exceed 100 per cent of the fees paid by that exporter under section 4 or 8.1.

  • SOR/96-481, s. 5;
  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.

 An exporter’s export quantity for which fees are remitted shall be deducted from the exporter’s share of the established base until the exporter has used up its share of the established base. Thereafter, all additional export quantities shall be deducted from the exporter’s share of the lower fee base.

  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.

 In circumstances described in section 11, remission is made, up to the maximum of the exporter’s share of the established base, in the following sequence:

  • (a) to exporters who have exported softwood lumber products with benefit of an export level, in respect of paid upper fee base fees; and

  • (b) to exporters who have exported softwood lumber products with benefit of an export level, in respect of paid lower fee base fees.

  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.

 In circumstances described in sections 12 and 13, remission is made, up to the maximum of the exporter’s share of the established base, in the following sequence:

  • (a) to exporters who have exported softwood lumber products with benefit of an export level,

    • (i) in respect of paid upper fee base fees, and

    • (ii) in respect of paid lower fee base fees; and

  • (b) to exporters who have exported softwood lumber products without benefit of an export level, in respect of fees paid pursuant to section 8.1.

  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.

 Where full remission under any of paragraphs 16(a) or (b) or 17(a) or (b) is not possible because the total of the export quantities for which remission is made and exports for which no fees were paid may not exceed the total of the established base and an additional quantity as defined in subsection 8(1), as provided in section 11, 12 or 13, remission is made in proportion to the export quantities for which full remission might otherwise have been made.

  • SOR/97-152, s. 3.
 
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