Passport and Other Travel Document Services Fees Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2013-07-01 to 2014-12-11:


Marginal note:Adjustment factors — subparagraph 1(a)(i) of schedule

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), the fee set out in subparagraph 1(a)(i) of the schedule is to be adjusted in accordance with this section in respect of each fiscal year to take into account

    • (a) any variation in the external cost incurred by Passport Canada to send passports and other travel documents in Canada by mail or courier;

    • (b) any variation in the amounts incurred by Passport Canada that are payable to a government body, including a Crown corporation, for exercising any of the administrative powers listed in subsection 12(1) of the Canadian Passport Order.

  • Marginal note:Adjustment calculation

    (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the amount of the adjustment in respect of a given fiscal year is calculated during the preceding fiscal year and is the positive or negative amount, as the case may be, determined by the formula

    [(A/B - C/D) x B/E] + [(F/G - H/I) x G/E] + J

    where

    A
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada to send passports and other travel documents in Canada by mail or courier in the reference year, in constant dollars;
    B
    is the total number of passports and other travel documents sent by Passport Canada by mail or courier in Canada in the reference year;
    C
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada to send passports and other travel documents by mail or courier in Canada in the fiscal year preceding the reference year, in constant dollars;
    D
    is the total number of passports and other travel documents sent by Passport Canada by mail or courier in Canada in the fiscal year preceding the reference year;
    E
    is the total number of passports and other travel documents issued by Passport Canada in Canada in the reference year;
    F
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada for the exercise of its administrative powers by other government bodies in the reference year, in constant dollars;
    G
    is the total number of passports issued by Passport Canada in Canada in the reference year as a result of passport applications received by other government bodies;
    H
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada for the exercise of its administrative powers by other government bodies in the fiscal year preceding the reference year, in constant dollars;
    I
    is the total number of passports issued by Passport Canada in Canada in the fiscal year preceding the reference year as a result of passport applications received by other government bodies; and
    J
    is the total amount of all adjustments that would have been made since the base year, but for the application of subsection (4).
  • Marginal note:Rounding up

    (3) If the adjustment calculation results in a fraction of a dollar, the amount of the adjustment is to be rounded up to the nearest dollar.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) There is to be no fee adjustment in respect of a given fiscal year if the adjustment calculation for that year, prior to rounding up, results in an amount greater than -$1 but less than $1.

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