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Tobacco Tax Amendments Act, 2001 (S.C. 2001, c. 16)

Assented to 2001-06-14

Marginal note:1997, c. 26, s. 60(1)
  •  (1) Section 23.22 of the Act is repealed.

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

Marginal note:1993, c. 25, s. 56
  •  (1) The portion of subsection 23.3(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Exemption for prescribed tobacco product
    • 23.3 (1) The excise tax imposed under section 23.13 is not payable in the case of a tobacco product of a particular brand that is manufactured or produced in Canada and exported from Canada, if

  • Marginal note:1993, c. 25, s. 56

    (2) The portion of subsection 23.3(2) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Exemption for prescribed cigarettes

      (2) The excise tax imposed under section 23.13 is not payable in the case of cigarettes of a particular type or formulation, manufactured or produced in Canada and exported under a brand that is also applied to cigarettes of a different type or formulation that are manufactured or produced in Canada and sold in Canada, if

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) are deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

Marginal note:1994, c. 29, s. 6(1); 1997, c. 26, s. 61; 2000, c. 30, s. 4
  •  (1) Section 23.31 of the Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Tax on cigarettes sold to purchaser not authorized to resell in Ontario
    • 23.31 (1) An excise tax shall be imposed, levied and collected on cigarettes that are

      • (a) marked or stamped in accordance with a statute of the Province of Ontario to indicate that they are intended for retail sale in the province; and

      • (b) sold by their manufacturer or producer, or by a person who is authorized under a statute of the province to sell cigarettes in the province, to a purchaser who is not authorized under a statute of the province to sell cigarettes in the province.

    • Marginal note:Where tax not imposed

      (2) Tax shall not be imposed under subsection (1) if the purchaser referred to in that subsection is a consumer in the Province of Ontario and the purchase is for consumption by the purchaser or by others at the expense of the purchaser.

    • Marginal note:When and by whom tax is payable

      (3) The tax imposed under subsection (1) is payable by the person selling the cigarettes to the purchaser referred to in that subsection and is payable at the time of the sale.

    • Marginal note:Amount of tax

      (4) The tax imposed on cigarettes under subsection (1) is equal to the amount by which

      • (a) the excise tax that would have been imposed under section 23 in respect of the cigarettes if the applicable rate of excise tax had been the rate set out in paragraph 1(f) of Schedule II

      exceeds

      • (b) the excise tax that was imposed under section 23 in respect of the cigarettes.

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

Marginal note:1997, c. 26, s. 62(2); 2000, c. 30, ss. 5(1) and (2)(F)
  •  (1) Subsections 23.32(1) and (2) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Tax on cigarettes sold to purchaser not authorized to resell in Quebec
    • 23.32 (1) An excise tax shall be imposed, levied and collected on cigarettes that are

      • (a) marked or stamped in accordance with a statute of the Province of Quebec to indicate that they are intended for retail sale in that province; and

      • (b) sold by their manufacturer or producer, or by a person who is authorized under a statute of the province to sell manufactured tobacco in the province, to a purchaser who is not authorized under a statute of the province to sell manufactured tobacco in the province.

    • Marginal note:Where tax not imposed

      (2) Tax shall not be imposed under subsection (1) if the purchaser referred to in that subsection is a consumer located in the Province of Quebec and the purchase is for consumption by the purchaser or by others at the expense of the purchaser.

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

Marginal note:1994, c. 29, s. 6(1); 1995, c. 36, ss. 2, 3(1) and 4; 1997, c. 26, ss. 63 and 64; 2000, c. 30, ss. 6(2) and 7(1), (2)(F) and (3) and par. 140(1)(a)
  •  (1) Sections 23.33 to 23.341 of the Act are repealed.

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

Marginal note:2000, c. 30, s. 8(1)
  •  (1) Subsections 23.35(2) and (3) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Tax on excess sale of black stock cigarettes

      (2) If a supplier sells to an on-reserve retailer a quantity of black stock cigarettes in respect of which subparagraph 1(a)(ii) of Schedule II applies that exceeds the quantity of black stock cigarettes that the on-reserve retailer is authorized under the Tobacco Tax Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. T.10, to purchase, an excise tax shall be imposed, levied and collected on those excess cigarettes.

    • Marginal note:Tax on illegal sale of black stock cigarettes

      (3) If a supplier sells to a person, other than an Indian consumer in Ontario or an on-reserve retailer, black stock cigarettes in respect of which subparagraph 1(a)(ii) of Schedule II applies, an excise tax shall be imposed, levied and collected on those cigarettes.

  • Marginal note:1994, c. 29, s. 6(1); 2000, c. 30, s. 8(2)

    (2) Subsection 23.35(5) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Amount of tax

      (5) The tax imposed on black stock cigarettes under subsection (2) or (3) is equal to the amount by which

      • (a) the excise tax that would have been imposed under section 23 in respect of those cigarettes if the applicable rate of excise tax had been the rate set out in paragraph 1(f) of Schedule II

      exceeds

      • (b) the excise tax that was imposed under section 23 in respect of those cigarettes.

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) are deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

Marginal note:1994, c. 29, s. 6(1); 1997, c. 26, s. 66; 2000, c. 30, paras. 140(1)(b) and (c)
  •  (1) Section 23.36 of the Act is repealed.

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

Marginal note:1994, c. 29, s. 7(1); 1995, c. 36, s. 6; 1997, c. 26, ss. 67(1) and 68; 1998, c. 21, s. 81(1); 2000, c. 30, s. 13 and paras. 140(1)(a), (d) and (e)
  •  (1) Sections 68.161 to 68.169 of the Act are repealed.

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

  •  (1) The Act is amended by adding the following after section 68.17:

    Marginal note:Rebate of tax to importer if foreign taxes paid
    • 68.171 (1) The Minister may pay, to a person who has imported into a foreign country tobacco products (as defined in section 23.1) that were manufactured or produced in Canada and exported in bond by their manufacturer or producer to the foreign country in accordance with subparagraph 58.1(3)(a)(i) and paragraph 58.1(3)(b) of the Excise Act, a rebate determined in accordance with subsection (2) in respect of the products if

      • (a) the person provides evidence satisfactory to the Minister that

        • (i) all taxes and duties imposed on the products under the laws of the foreign country having national application have been paid, and

        • (ii) the products were marked in accordance with section 202 of the Excise Act; and

      • (b) the person applies to the Minister for the rebate within two years after the products were exported to the foreign country.

    • Marginal note:Determination of rebate

      (2) The amount of the rebate under subsection (1) is equal to the lesser of

      • (a) the total of the taxes and duties referred to in subparagraph (1)(a)(i) that are paid in respect of the tobacco products, and

      • (b) the amount of the tax imposed under subsection 23.13(1) in respect of the tobacco products that is paid by their manufacturer or producer.

    • Marginal note:Overpayment of rebate or interest

      (3) If an amount has been paid to a person as a rebate under subsection (1) in respect of tobacco products exported by their manufacturer or producer or as interest in respect of such a rebate and tax under subsection 23.13(2) was imposed in respect of those products, the amount is deemed to be an amount of tax payable under Part III by the manufacturer or producer that became payable on the last day of the first month following that in which the amount was paid to the person.

    • Marginal note:Refund of tax to manufacturer if foreign taxes paid

      (4) If a rebate under subsection (1) has been paid in respect of exported tobacco products, the Minister may refund to the manufacturer or producer of the products the amount, if any, by which the tax imposed under subsection 23.13(1) in respect of the products and paid by the manufacturer or producer exceeds the amount of the rebate if the manufacturer or producer applies to the Minister for the refund within two years after the tobacco products were exported.

    Marginal note:Refund of tax to operator of duty free shop
    • 68.172 (1) Subject to subsection (2), if the operator of a duty free shop provides evidence satisfactory to the Minister that the operator has sold imported tobacco products (as defined in section 23.1) in accordance with the regulations made under the Customs Act to an individual who is not a resident of Canada and that the products were exported at any time, the Minister may refund to the operator the tax paid under section 23.12 in respect of that portion of the total quantity of the products sold by the operator to the individual and exported at that time that does not exceed

      • (a) in the case of cigarettes, 200 cigarettes;

      • (b) in the case of tobacco sticks, 200 sticks; and

      • (c) in the case of manufactured tobacco other than cigarettes and tobacco sticks, 200 grams.

    • Marginal note:Application

      (2) No refund shall be paid under subsection (1) to the operator of a duty free shop in respect of a sale of tobacco unless the operator applies to the Minister for the refund within two years after the sale.

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on April 6, 2001.

 
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