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On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations

Version of section 39 from 2006-03-22 to 2013-12-31:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), any person importing a vehicle into Canada shall submit a declaration at a customs office, signed by that person or their duly authorized representative, that contains the following information:

    • (a) the name and street address and, if different, the mailing address of the importer;

    • (b) the name of the manufacturer of the vehicle;

    • (c) the date on which the vehicle is imported;

    • (d) the class, make, model, model year, and identification number of the vehicle;

    • (e) in the case of a company, a statement that the vehicle bears the national emissions mark or that the company has the evidence of conformity referred to in section 35 or 36; and

    • (f) in the case of a person that is not a company,

      • (i) a statement from the person that the vehicle bears

        • (A) the national emissions mark,

        • (B) the U.S. emission control information label referred to in paragraph 35(1)(d) showing that the vehicle conformed to the EPA emission standards in effect at the time of its manufacture, or

        • (C) a label showing that the vehicle conformed to the emission standards of the California Air Resources Board in effect at the time of its manufacture, or

      • (ii) a statement from the manufacturer or its duly authorized representative that the vehicle conformed to the standards set out in these Regulations, or to the standards referred to in clause (i)(B) or (C), at the time of its manufacture.

  • (2) For the purposes of paragraph 153(1)(b) of the Act, any company that imports more than 2,500 vehicles into Canada in a calendar year may provide the information referred to in subsection (1) in another form and manner that is satisfactory to the Minister.

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