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Customs Act

Version of section 164 from 2011-08-15 to 2012-09-30:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) [Repealed, 1998, c. 19, s. 264]

    • (b) [Repealed, 2009, c. 10, s. 16]

    • (c) requiring the payment of costs incurred for the inspection of records held in a place outside of Canada and respecting the manner of determining those costs and the time and manner in which the costs must be paid;

    • (d) authorizing the collection of information or evidence in order to facilitate the determination of whether any duties are owing or may become owing on imported goods and the amount of such duties;

    • (e) prescribing the conditions under which non-residents may import goods, including the bonds or other security that may be required, defining the term non-residents for the purpose of this paragraph and exempting any person or class of persons or any goods or class of goods from the application of such conditions;

    • (f) prescribing the methods to be followed in determining the tariff classification of sugar, molasses and sugar syrup, and specifying the instruments, standards and appliances to be used in such determinations;

    • (g) prescribing the manner of ascertaining the alcoholic content of wines, spirits or alcoholic liquors for the purpose of determining the tariff classification thereof;

    • (h) prescribing how the coasting trade shall be regulated in any case or class of cases and exempting any case or class of cases, subject to any condition that the Governor in Council sees fit to impose, from any of the requirements of this Act that the Governor in Council deems it inexpedient to enforce with respect to vessels engaged in such trade;

    • (h.1) defining any term or expression that is by any provision of this Act to have a meaning assigned by regulation;

    • (h.2) respecting the sale of alcohol, a tobacco product, raw leaf tobacco, specially denatured alcohol or a restricted formulation detained, seized, abandoned or forfeited under this Act;

    • (i) prescribing anything that is by any provision of this Act to be prescribed by the Governor in Council; and

    • (j) generally, to carry out the purposes and provisions of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (1.1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purpose of the uniform interpretation, application and administration of Chapters Three and Five of NAFTA and any other matters, as may be agreed on from time to time by the NAFTA countries.

  • Marginal note:Uniform Regulations

    (1.2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purpose of the uniform interpretation, application and administration of Chapters C and E of CCFTA and any other matters that may be agreed on from time to time by the parties to CCFTA.

  • Marginal note:Regulations — CCOFTA

    (1.21) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purpose of the uniform interpretation, application and administration of Chapter Four of CCOFTA and any other matters that may be agreed on from time to time by the parties to CCOFTA.

  • Marginal note:Uniform Regulations

    (1.3) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purpose of the uniform interpretation, application and administration of Chapters III and V of CCRFTA and any other matters that may be agreed on from time to time by the parties to CCRFTA.

  • Marginal note:Regulations: CEFTA

    (1.4) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purpose of the uniform interpretation, application and administration of Chapter II and Annex C of CEFTA and any other matters that may be agreed on from time to time by the parties to CEFTA.

  • Marginal note:Regulations — CPFTA

    (1.5) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purpose of the uniform interpretation, application and administration of Chapter Four of CPFTA and any other matters that may be agreed on from time to time by the parties to CPFTA.

  • Marginal note:Regulations prescribing rate of interest

    (2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, make regulations prescribing a rate of interest or rules for determining a rate of interest for the purposes of any provision of this Act.

  • (3) and (4) [Repealed, 2001, c. 25, s. 85]

  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 164
  • 1988, c. 65, s. 81
  • 1992, c. 28, s. 30, c. 31, s. 22
  • 1993, c. 44, s. 108
  • 1994, c. 47, s. 72
  • 1995, c. 41, s. 36
  • 1996, c. 33, s. 40
  • 1997, c. 14, s. 47
  • 1998, c. 19, s. 264
  • 2001, c. 25, s. 85, c. 28, s. 30
  • 2007, c. 18, s. 141
  • 2009, c. 6, s. 29, c. 10, s. 16, c. 16, ss. 35, 56
  • 2010, c. 4, s. 29
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