Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (S.C. 2017, c. 8)

Assented to 2017-06-01

 Section 79 of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (o):

  • (p) subsection 75(1).

 The List of Countries and Applicable Tariff Treatments set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by adding, in the column “Tariff Treatment / Other”, a reference to “UAT” opposite the reference to “Ukraine”.

 The List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by

  • (a) adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate”, above the reference to “GPT”, a reference to “UAT:”;

  • (b) adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate”, above the reference to “GPT”, a reference to “UAT:”;

  • (c) adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate” a reference to “Free” after the abbreviation “UAT”, and adding in the column “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate” a reference to “Free (A)” after the abbreviation “UAT”, for all tariff items except those tariff items set out in Schedules 1 to 3 to this Act;

  • (d) adding in the columns “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate” and “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate”, a reference to “N/A” after the abbreviation “UAT” for those tariff items set out in Schedule 1 to this Act; and

  • (e) adding in the columns “Preferential Tariff / Initial Rate” and “Preferential Tariff / Final Rate” after the abbreviation “UAT”, for each tariff item set out in Schedule 2 to this Act, the rates of duty and staging categories set out with respect to that tariff item in that Schedule.

 The List of Intermediate and Final Rates for the Tariff Items of the “F” Staging Category set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by adding, in numerical order, the tariff items set out in Schedule 3 to this Act.

2005, c. 34; 2013, c. 40, s. 205Department of Employment and Social Development Act

 The schedule to the Department of Employment and Social Development Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

Chapter 13 of the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine, done at Kyiv on July 11, 2016, as amended from time to time in accordance with Article 19.3 of that Agreement.

PART 3Coordinating Amendments and Coming into Force

Coordinating Amendments

Marginal note:Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  •  (1) Subsections (2) to (13) apply if a Bill entitled the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act (in this section referred to as the “other Act”) is introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and receives royal assent.

  • (2) If subsection 83(1) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 21(1) of this Act, then that subsection 21(1) is repealed.

  • (3) If subsection 21(1) of this Act comes into force before subsection 83(1) of the other Act, then that subsection 83(1) is repealed.

  • (4) If subsection 83(1) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 21(1) of this Act, then that subsection 21(1) is deemed never to have come into force and is repealed.

  • (5) If subsection 83(2) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 21(2) of this Act, then that subsection 21(2) is replaced by the following:

    • (2) Subsection 42.1(1.1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (b):

      • (c) a verification of origin of goods for which preferential tariff treatment under CUFTA is claimed, by requesting in writing that the customs administration of Ukraine conduct a verification and provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of Chapter 3 of CUFTA.

  • (6) If subsection 21(2) of this Act comes into force before subsection 83(2) of the other Act, then that subsection 83(2) is replaced by the following:

    • (2) Subsection 42.1(1.1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (b):

      • (c) a verification of origin of goods for which preferential tariff treatment under CETA is claimed, by requesting in writing that the customs administration of the EU country or other CETA beneficiary of export conduct a verification and provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA.

  • (7) If subsection 83(2) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 21(2) of this Act, then that subsection 83(2) is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 21(2) and subsection (5) applies as a consequence.

  • (8) If subsection 83(3) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 21(3) of this Act, then that subsection 21(3) is replaced by the following:

    • (3) Subsection 42.1(3) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a.1):

      • (a.2) in the case of CUFTA, if Ukraine fails to conduct a verification or provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating;

  • (9) If subsection 21(3) of this Act comes into force before subsection 83(3) of the other Act, then that subsection 83(3) is replaced by the following:

    • (3) Subsection 42.1(3) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a.1):

      • (a.2) in the case of CETA, if the EU country or other CETA beneficiary of export fails to conduct a verification or provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating;

  • (10) If subsection 83(3) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 21(3) of this Act, then that subsection 83(3) is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 21(3) and subsection (8) applies as a consequence.

  • (11) On the first day on which both subsection 84(1) of the other Act and subsection 22(1) of this Act are in force, subsection 97.201(1) of the Customs Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Verification of origin — certain agreements
    • 97.201 (1) The customs administration of any state or beneficiary referred to in subsection 42.1(1.1) to which goods were exported may request in writing that the Agency conduct a verification and provide, as the case may be

      • (a) an opinion as to whether those goods are originating within the meaning of Annex C of CEFTA;

      • (b) a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of Chapter 3 of CUFTA; or

      • (c) a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA.

  • (12) If subsection 84(2) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 22(2) of this Act, then that subsection 22(2) is repealed.

  • (13) If subsection 84(2) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 22(2) of this Act, then that subsection 22(2) is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 84(2).

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

 This Act, other than section 43, comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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