Marginal note:Certificate of Origin of goods exported to a free trade partner
97.1 (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:Certificate of Origin — CPTPP or CUSMA
(1.1) If an exporter or producer of goods that are exported to a CPTPP country or CUSMA country and for which preferential tariff treatment under the CPTPP or CUSMA will be claimed in accordance with the laws of that country is the person who certifies that the goods meet the rules of origin set out in, or contemplated by, the CPTPP or CUSMA, the exporter or producer shall do so in writing, in the prescribed form and containing the prescribed information, and
(a) in the case of an exporter, on the basis of supporting information that the exporter has or by relying on supporting information that the producer has; and
(b) in the case of a producer, on the basis of supporting information that the producer has.
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) or (1.1) 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) or (1.1) and who has reason to believe that it contains incorrect information shall immediately notify each person and each CPTPP country or CUSMA country 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)
- 2018, c. 23, s. 25
- 2020, c. 1, s. 127
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