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UNESCO Remission Order (C.R.C., c. 1319)

Regulations are current to 2022-07-25

SCHEDULE(s. 2)

Taxing AuthorityConditionsProcedure
  • 1 The Customs Tariff and the Excise Tax Act:

    Customs duty, including the consumption or sales tax on printed matter, official publications and articles and materials used in the production thereof.

When printed matter, official publications and articles and materials used in the production thereof are imported under appropriate certificate.

The B.1 customs entry should bear a certificate across its face to the effect that the importer is either:

  • (a) A senior executive officer of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or

  • (b) a duly authorized agent of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and that the

  • (c) printed matter or publications have been bona fide printed, published or issued by or on behalf of the Organization, or

  • (d) articles and materials will be used exclusively in the production of printed matter and/or publications of the Organization, in all of which instances the articles described are entitled to exemption from customs duty and

  • 2 Part XIII of the Excise Tax Act. The sales tax on printed matter and official publications of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and articles and materials used or consumed in the production thereof.

When printed matter or official publications of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and articles and materials used or consumed in the production thereof are purchased under appropriate certificate.

A senior executive officer or a duly authorized agent of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization should, when ordering the goods, include a certificate over his signature to the effect that the account is to be paid with the funds of that Organization and that the exemption is properly allowable under the provisions of this Order.

 
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