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Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations (SOR/86-873)

Regulations are current to 2019-12-03 and last amended on 2015-10-24. Previous Versions

Information Required — Transport of Specified Goods (continued)

Marine Mode (continued)

Freight Forwarder (continued)

  •  (1) The freight forwarder shall give the Agency the information

    • (a) at least 24 hours before the shipment is loaded onto the vessel if all or part of the shipment is in a cargo container; and

    • (b) at least 24 hours before the vessel is scheduled to arrive at its port of arrival in any other case.

  • (2) Despite paragraph (1)(a), if the vessel will arrive in Canada directly from the United States or Puerto Rico and the shipment was loaded onto it in the United States or Puerto Rico, the freight forwarder shall give the information at least 24 hours before the vessel is scheduled to arrive at its port of arrival.

  • (3) Despite paragraph (1)(b) and subsection (2), the freight forwarder shall give the information before or at the time the vessel leaves the last foreign port before its arrival in Canada if the duration of the voyage from that foreign port to the vessel’s port of arrival is less than 24 hours.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 31

Air Mode

Carrier

[SOR/2015-90, s. 32]
  •  (1) If specified goods will be transported to Canada by aircraft, the carrier that operates the aircraft is required under subsection 12.1(1) of the Act to give the Agency

    • (a) the information set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1; and

    • (b) for each shipment for which the carrier is responsible, the information set out in Part 2 of Schedule 2 in connection with the aircraft and the goods in the shipment.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), the carrier is not required to give the information if

    • (a) the aircraft will arrive in Canada directly from the United States or Mexico;

    • (b) every importer of the specified goods is a CSA importer;

    • (c) the carrier is a CSA carrier;

    • (d) every importer of the specified goods has given written instructions to the carrier to submit a request to the Agency for the release of those goods under paragraph 32(2)(b) of the Act; and

    • (e) no federal or provincial Act or regulation requires that a permit, licence or similar document be provided to the Agency before any of the specified goods are released.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), the carrier is not required to give the information set out in Part 2 of Schedule 2 for a shipment if it consists of goods that the carrier will transport as or on behalf of a courier and those goods will be released under subsection 32(4) of the Act before the accounting required under subsection 32(1) of the Act and the payment of duties.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 8

 The carrier shall give the Agency the information no later than four hours before the aircraft is scheduled to arrive at its airport of arrival or, if the duration of the flight to Canada is less than four hours, no later than the aircraft’s time of departure.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 8

Freight Forwarder

 If one or more shipments for which a freight forwarder is responsible will be transported to Canada by aircraft, the freight forwarder is required under subsection 12.1(1) of the Act to give the Agency, for each shipment,

  • (a) the information set out in Part 2.1 of Schedule 2 if the aircraft will travel from a place outside Canada through Canada to another place outside Canada and the shipment will remain on board the aircraft while the aircraft is in Canada; or

  • (b) the information set out in Part 4 of Schedule 2 if the shipment will be unloaded from the aircraft either to remain in Canada or to be transported on board another conveyance to a place outside Canada.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 33

 The freight forwarder shall give the Agency the information no later than four hours before the aircraft is scheduled to arrive at its airport of arrival or, if the duration of the flight to Canada is less than four hours, no later than the aircraft’s time of departure.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 33

Highway Mode

Carrier

[SOR/2015-90, s. 34]
  •  (1) If specified goods will be transported to Canada by a highway conveyance, the carrier that operates the conveyance is required under subsection 12.1(1) of the Act to give the Agency

    • (a) the information set out in Part 3 of Schedule 1; and

    • (b) for each shipment for which the carrier is responsible, the information set out in Part 3 of Schedule 2.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), the carrier is not required to give the information if

    • (a) the conveyance will arrive in Canada directly from the United States or Mexico;

    • (b) every importer of the specified goods is a CSA importer;

    • (c) the carrier is a CSA carrier and the person in charge of the conveyance is a commercial driver who holds an authorization under section 6.2 or 6.21 of the Presentation of Persons (2003) Regulations;

    • (d) every importer of the specified goods has given written instructions to the carrier to submit a request to the Agency for the release of those goods under paragraph 32(2)(b) of the Act; and

    • (e) no federal or provincial Act or regulation requires that a permit, licence or similar document be provided to the Agency before any of the specified goods are released.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), the carrier is not required to give the information set out in Part 3 of Schedule 2 for a shipment if

    • (a) it consists of goods that the carrier will transport as or on behalf of a courier and those goods will be released under subsection 32(4) of the Act before the accounting required under subsection 32(1) of the Act and the payment of duties;

    • (b) it consists of an empty cargo container that is not for sale;

    • (c) it is listed in an air bill of lading, air waybill or similar document that is issued by a carrier and that relates to the carriage of the shipment to Canada by air but it will arrive in Canada on board the highway conveyance;

    • (d) the highway conveyance that transports the shipment will travel from a place in the United States through Canada to another place in the United States and no specified good will be unloaded from the conveyance in Canada; or

    • (e) the highway conveyance that transports the shipment will travel from a place in Canada through the United States to another place in Canada and no specified good will be unloaded from the conveyance in the United States.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 8

 The carrier shall give the Agency the information at least one hour before the highway conveyance arrives in Canada.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 8

Freight Forwarder

 If one or more shipments for which a freight forwarder is responsible will be transported to Canada by a highway conveyance, the freight forwarder is required under subsection 12.1(1) of the Act to give the Agency, for each shipment, the information set out in Part 4 of Schedule 2.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 35

 The freight forwarder shall give the Agency the information at least one hour before the highway conveyance arrives in Canada.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 35

Rail Mode

Carrier

[SOR/2015-90, s. 36]
  •  (1) If specified goods will be transported to Canada by a rail conveyance, the carrier that operates the conveyance is required under subsection 12.1(1) of the Act to give the Agency

    • (a) the information set out in Part 4 of Schedule 1; and

    • (b) for each shipment for which the carrier is responsible, the information set out in Part 3 of Schedule 2.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), the carrier is not required to give the information if

    • (a) the conveyance will arrive in Canada directly from the United States or Mexico;

    • (b) every importer of the specified goods is a CSA importer;

    • (c) the carrier is a CSA carrier;

    • (d) every importer of the specified goods has given written instructions to the carrier to submit a request to the Agency for the release of those goods under paragraph 32(2)(b) of the Act; and

    • (e) no federal or provincial Act or regulation requires that a permit, licence or similar document be provided to the Agency before any of the specified goods are released.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), the carrier is not required to give the information set out in Part 3 of Schedule 2 for a shipment if

    • (a) it consists of goods that the carrier will transport as or on behalf of a courier and those goods will be released under subsection 32(4) of the Act before the accounting required under subsection 32(1) of the Act and the payment of duties;

    • (b) it consists of an empty cargo container that is not for sale;

    • (c) the rail car that carries the shipment will travel from a place in the United States through Canada to another place in the United States and no specified good will be unloaded from it in Canada; or

    • (d) the rail car that carries the shipment will travel from a place in Canada through the United States to another place in Canada and no specified good will be unloaded from it in the United States.

  • SOR/2015-90, s. 8
 
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