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Customs Sufferance Warehouses Regulations (SOR/86-1065)

Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2022-10-01. Previous Versions

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4.1), if goods in a sufferance warehouse have not been removed from the sufferance warehouse within 40 days after the day on which the goods were reported under section 12 of the Act, the goods may, at the end of that limitation period, be deposited in a place of safe-keeping as provided for in subsection 37(1) of the Act.

  • (2) Where perishable goods in a sufferance warehouse have not been removed therefrom within four days after the day on which they were reported under section 12 of the Act, the goods may be deposited in a place of safe-keeping as provided for in subsection 37(1) of the Act.

  • (3) Where goods in a sufferance warehouse are prescribed substances within the meaning of the Atomic Energy Control Act or prescribed items within the meaning of the Atomic Energy Control Regulations and have not been removed therefrom within 14 days after the day on which the goods were reported under section 12 of the Act, the goods may be deposited in a place of safe-keeping as provided for in subsection 37(1) of the Act.

  • (4) For the purposes of subsection 39.1(1) of the Act, firearms, prohibited ammunition, prohibited devices, prohibited or restricted weapons, tobacco products and vaping products are goods of a prescribed class that are forfeit if they are not removed from a sufferance warehouse within 14 days after the day on which they were reported under section 12 of the Act.

  • (4.1) For the purposes of subsection 39.1(1) of the Act, spirits are goods of a prescribed class that are forfeit if they are not removed from a sufferance warehouse within 21 days after the day on which they were reported under section 12 of the Act.

  • (5) Every licensee shall provide the Agency with a list of all goods not removed from the sufferance warehouse within the time limit prescribed in subsection (1), (2), (3), (4) or (4.1), as the case may be, on the first business day following the end of that period.


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