Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations

Version of section 13.3 from 2006-06-26 to 2015-05-05:

  •  (1) The owner or person in charge of the vessel shall send the notice and information

    • (a) if all the specified goods on board the vessel are within cargo containers, at least 96 hours before the arrival of the vessel at port in Canada;

    • (b) if all the specified goods on board the vessel are bulk goods, at least 24 hours before the arrival of the vessel at port in Canada;

    • (c) if all the specified goods on board the vessel are empty cargo containers that are not for sale, at least 96 hours before the arrival of the vessel at port in Canada;

    • (d) if all the specified goods on board the vessel are break-bulk goods in respect of which the owner or person in charge of the vessel has been issued an exemption under section 13.8 and the information contained in the exemption is accurate and complete, at least 24 hours before the arrival of the vessel at port in Canada; and

    • (e) if none of the specified goods on board the vessel are goods described in paragraphs (a) to (d), at least 96 hours before the arrival of the vessel at port in Canada.

  • (2) If the specified goods on board the vessel are a combination of goods described in paragraphs (1)(a) to (e), the owner or person in charge of the vessel shall send the notice and information within the longest period that applies to those goods.

  • (2.1) Despite subsections (1) and (2), if all the specified goods on board the vessel are goods loaded in the United States or Puerto Rico that will be transported directly to Canada, the owner or person in charge of the vessel shall send the notice and information

    • (a) if all the specified goods are empty cargo containers that are not for sale, at least 4 hours before the arrival of the vessel at port in Canada; and

    • (b) in any other case, at least 24 hours before the arrival of the vessel at port in Canada.

  • (3) Despite subsections (1) to (2.1), the owner or person in charge of the vessel shall send the notice and information before the departure of the vessel to a port in Canada if the duration of the voyage is less than the period within which the notice and information would otherwise be sent.

  • SOR/2005-175, s. 4
  • SOR/2005-303, s. 4
  • SOR/2006-148, s. 7
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