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Customs Bonded Warehouses Regulations (SOR/96-46)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2022-10-01. Previous Versions

  •  (1) Every licensee shall ensure that the goods received in the bonded warehouse are

    • (a) stored safely and securely in the area designated for that purpose in the plan referred to in subsection 3(2); and

    • (b) identified in such a manner so as to enable an officer to locate the goods and check them against the appropriate documentation.

  • (2) No person, other than the licensee, an employee of the licensee or an employee of a carrier engaged in the delivery of goods to or the removal of goods from the bonded warehouse, shall enter any place in it where goods are stored, without the written authorization or the attendance of an officer.

  • (3) Every licensee of a bonded warehouse shall have in place

    • (a) procedures to maintain the security of, and restrict access to, the bonded warehouse; and

    • (b) procedures to ensure that personnel working in the bonded warehouse are aware of and follow the procedures referred to in paragraph (a).

  • (4) A bonded warehouse may be locked and sealed by an officer where the chief officer of customs requests that the bonded warehouse be locked and sealed, for the purpose of verifying the goods received or the warehouse documentation.

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