Precursor Control Regulations (SOR/2002-359)

Regulations are current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2013-12-19. Previous Versions

In Transit and Transhipment

Application for a Permit for Transit or Transhipment

  •  (1) If a Class A precursor is to be shipped from one country to another country by a route that requires it to be in transit through Canada or to be transhipped in Canada, the exporter in the country of export or an agent in Canada of that exporter must apply to the Minister for a permit for transit or transhipment by providing the following information:

    • (a) the name of the exporter and their address and telephone number in the country of export;

    • (b) the name of the importer and their address and telephone number in the country of final destination;

    • (c) the name, address and telephone number of the person who will be responsible for the precursor while it is in Canada;

    • (d) with respect to the Class A precursor for which the permit is requested,

      • (i) its name, if any, otherwise a description of its chemical composition, and Harmonized System Code,

      • (ii) if it is a salt, the name of the salt,

      • (iii) if it is a preparation or mixture, its brand name, if any, and the names of all precursors set out in Part 1 of Schedule VI to the Act that it contains,

      • (iv) the quantity sought to be shipped and, if it is a preparation or mixture, the quantity of all precursors set out in Part 1 of Schedule VI to the Act that it contains, and

      • (v) in the case of a raw material, its purity;

    • (e) the expected date of transit or transhipment in Canada;

    • (f) the proposed ports of entry into and exit from Canada;

    • (g) each proposed means of transportation that is to be used in Canada for the precursor; and

    • (h) in the case of a transhipment, the address, if applicable, of every place in Canada at which the precursor will be stored during the transhipment and the expected duration of each storage.

  • (2) The application must be accompanied by

    • (a) a copy of the export authorization issued by the competent authority in the country of export, if applicable; and

    • (b) a copy of the import authorization issued by the competent authority in the country of final destination, if applicable.

  • (3) The application must

    • (a) be signed by a person who is authorized for that purpose by the exporter, who may be an agent in Canada of the exporter; and

    • (b) state that all the information submitted in support of the application is correct and complete to the best of the knowledge of the signatory.

  • SOR/2005-365, s. 25.

Issuance of a Permit for Transit or Transhipment

 Subject to section 41, if the requirements of section 39 are met, the Minister shall issue to the applicant a permit for transit or transhipment that contains the following information:

  • (a) the permit number;

  • (b) the information referred to in paragraphs 39(1)(a) to (h);

  • (c) the countries of export and final destination and the numbers and expiry dates of the export and import authorizations issued by a competent authority in each of those countries, if applicable; and

  • (d) the effective date and the expiry date of the permit.