Reporting of Exported Goods Regulations (SOR/2005-23)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2007-07-31. Previous Versions

Reporting by a Carrier

Conveyances Used to Export Goods

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if goods are exported by a carrier by means of a conveyance, the exportation of the conveyance shall be reported in writing by the carrier before the exportation

    • (a) in the case of a vessel, at the export reporting office located closest to the place where the goods are loaded aboard the vessel for export;

    • (b) in the case of a railcar, at the export reporting office located closest to the place where the railcar on which the goods are loaded is assembled to form part of a train for export; and

    • (c) in any other case, at the export reporting office located closest to the place of exit of the conveyance from Canada.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a conveyance that is

    • (a) a regularly scheduled aircraft; or

    • (b) a highway conveyance, except if the conveyance is used to export goods from Canada in the circumstances described in paragraph 6(i).

Goods Other Than the Conveyances Used to Export Them

 Subject to sections 11 to 13, all goods that are exported by a carrier, other than the conveyance used to export them, shall be reported in writing by the carrier, before the exportation, at the export reporting office located closest to the place where the goods are loaded on board the conveyance for export.

 Goods that are imported into Canada and are exported from Canada after being transported in transit through Canada en route to a non-Canadian destination shall be reported in writing by the carrier before the goods leave Canada

  • (a) if the goods are exported by mail, at the export reporting office located closest to the post office where the goods are mailed;

  • (b) if the goods are exported by vessel, at the export reporting office located closest to the place where the goods are loaded aboard the vessel for export;

  • (c) if the goods are exported by aircraft, at the export reporting office located closest to the place of departure of the aircraft from Canada;

  • (d) if the goods are exported by rail, at the export reporting office located closest to the place where the railcar on which the goods are loaded is assembled to form part of a train for export; and

  • (e) if the goods are exported by any other means, at the export reporting office located nearest the place of exit of the goods from Canada.

 Goods that are exported by a carrier by means of a highway conveyance, other than goods described in section 11, are not required to be reported by the carrier unless an officer, at the time of the exportation, suspects on reasonable grounds that they are being exported contrary to an Act of Parliament and, for that reason, requests that they be reported.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), goods that are exported by a carrier by means of a conveyance other than a highway conveyance and that have been or will be reported by the exporter in accordance with these Regulations may be reported by the carrier after their exportation if the carrier

    • (a) has, before the exportation, given an undertaking in writing to an officer that the carrier is exporting only such goods; and

    • (b) has on that basis been authorized in writing by that officer to report the goods in accordance with this section.

  • (2) Goods referred to in subsection (1) shall be reported by the carrier in writing at an export reporting office

    • (a) if the goods are exported by vessel, within three business days after the departure of the vessel from the place in Canada where it is loaded;

    • (b) if the goods are exported by rail, within one business day after the day on which the railcar on which the goods are loaded is assembled to form part of a train for export; and

    • (c) if the goods are exported by aircraft, within one business day after the day on which the aircraft departs from the place in Canada where it is loaded.

  • (3) In the case of goods referred to in paragraph (2)(a), the carrier must also report the goods in writing to the Chief Statistician of Canada within five business days after the end of the month in which the conveyance departs from Canada.

  • (4) Goods referred to in subsection (1) shall be reported in writing by the carrier at an export reporting office before the goods leave Canada if an officer, at the time of the exportation, suspects on reasonable grounds that they are being exported contrary to an Act of Parliament and, for that reason, requests that they be reported.

Reporting by a Customs Service Provider

 Goods that are exported by a customs service provider shall be reported in writing by the customs service provider at an export reporting office before the goods leave Canada if an officer, at the time of the exportation, suspects on reasonable grounds that they are being exported contrary to an Act of Parliament and, for that reason, requests that they be reported.

Oral Reporting of Goods

 Notwithstanding anything in these Regulations, the following goods may, if they are exported, be reported orally at the export reporting office located closest to the place of exit of the goods:

  • (a) a Canadian military conveyance that does not contain any goods or cargo, if the conveyance is not a restricted good;

  • (b) goods that are the property of and are for the exclusive use of the Department of National Defence and that are being exported by that Department to its defence bases abroad or in support of Canadian Forces deployment operations; and

  • (c) goods that are being exported because of a medical emergency, fire, flood or other disaster that threatens life, property or the environment.

  • SOR/2007-181, s. 2(F)

Manner of Reporting Fishing Vessels

 Each exportation, during a fishing season, of a commercial fishing vessel that is registered or licensed under the Canada Shipping Act need not be reported if the carrier, before the first exportation of the vessel during that fishing season, reports the vessel in writing to the chief officer of customs at an export reporting office.

Manner of Reporting Catch

 All catch that is caught by a Canadian registered commercial fishing vessel in Canadian territorial waters and then delivered by that vessel to a port outside Canada, or delivered from that vessel to a foreign registered commercial fishing vessel bound for a port outside Canada, shall be reported in writing by the exporter to the chief officer of customs at an export reporting office, immediately on the return of the vessel to Canada.

Manner of Reporting Ferries

 If a vessel is used by a carrier on a particular day solely or principally for the transportation of motor vehicles or passengers across international waters, the carrier shall, immediately on the return of the vessel to Canada after its last trip on that day, report the vessel in writing to the chief officer of customs at the export reporting office located closest to the place at which the vessel lands in Canada.

Manner of Reporting Conveyances

 Any person who intends to permanently export a conveyance shall, before the exportation and in addition to making any other report required by these Regulations, provide documentation indicating the vehicle identification number (VIN) of the conveyance to the chief officer of customs at the export reporting office located closest to the place of exit of the conveyance.

Repeal

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Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

 
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