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Version of section 14 from 2017-08-01 to 2018-12-29:


Marginal note:Amendment of List of Tariff Provisions

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, by order, amend the schedule, other than tariff item No. 9898.00.00 or 9899.00.00, to give effect to

    • (a) an amendment to the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System or to any advice on the interpretation of that System approved by the Customs Co-operation Council (also known as the World Customs Organization);

    • (b) a modification to an agreement or arrangement relating to international trade to which the Government of Canada is a party; or

    • (c) an arrangement or commitment that extends the benefits of an agreement relating to international trade to which the Government of Canada is a party.

  • Marginal note:Reciprocal reductions

    (2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, by order, amend the schedule to reduce a rate of customs duty on goods imported from a country, and to make consequential amendments,

    • (a) by way of compensation for concessions granted by the country or any other country, subject to any conditions set out in the order;

    • (b) as may be required by Canada’s international obligations, subject to any conditions set out in the order; and

    • (c) by way of compensation for any action taken under any of the following provisions:

  • Marginal note:Order may be retroactive

    (3) An order made under subsection (2) may, if it so provides, be retroactive and have effect in respect of a period before it is made that begins after the coming into force of this section.

  • 1997, c. 36, s. 14
  • 2001, c. 28, s. 33
  • 2009, c. 16, ss. 38, 56
  • 2010, c. 4, s. 32
  • 2011, c. 24, s. 113
  • 2012, c. 18, ss. 34, 44, c. 26, ss. 40, 61 to 63
  • 2014, c. 14, s. 40, c. 28, s. 45
  • 2017, c. 8, s. 34
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