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Customs Act

Version of section 97.1 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-12-29:

Marginal note:Certificate of Origin of goods exported to a free trade partner

  •  (1) Every exporter of goods to a free trade partner for which preferential tariff treatment under a free trade agreement will be claimed in accordance with the laws of that free trade partner shall certify in writing in the prescribed form and containing the prescribed information that goods exported or to be exported from Canada to that free trade partner meet the rules of origin set out in, or contemplated by, the applicable free trade agreement and, if the exporter is not the producer of the goods, the certificate shall be completed and signed by the exporter on the basis of the prescribed criteria.

  • Marginal note:Provision of copy of Certificate of Origin

    (2) Every exporter or producer of goods who, for the purpose of enabling any person to comply with the applicable laws relating to customs of a free trade partner, completes and signs a certificate in accordance with subsection (1) shall, at the request of an officer, provide the officer with a copy of the certificate.

  • Marginal note:Notification of correct information

    (3) A person who has completed and signed a certificate in accordance with subsection (1) and who has reason to believe that it contains incorrect information shall immediately notify all persons to whom the certificate was given of the correct information.

  • 1988, c. 65, s. 78
  • 1997, c. 14, s. 44
  • 2001, c. 25, s. 56(F)

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