Customs Bonded Warehouses Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2007-07-31 to 2015-03-26:

  •  (1) Subject to section 9, the Minister may suspend or cancel a licence where the licensee

    • (a) is the subject of a receivership in respect of the licensee’s debts;

    • (b) fails to comply with any Act of Parliament, or any regulation made pursuant to an Act of Parliament, that prohibits, controls or regulates the importation or exportation of goods;

    • (c) has, in the course of operating the bonded warehouse, acted dishonestly in business dealings with customs brokers, importers, carriers, Her Majesty or servants of Her Majesty;

    • (d) has not met any of the requirements set out in sections 11 and 12; or

    • (e) has been incompetent in the operation of the bonded warehouse.

  • (2) Subject to section 9, the Minister may cancel a licence where

    • (a) the volume of goods being received in the bonded warehouse is no longer sufficient to warrant the continued operation of the bonded warehouse;

    • (b) there is no longer a need for a bonded warehouse in the area in which the bonded warehouse is located;

    • (c) the Canada Border Services Agency is no longer able to provide customs services with respect to the bonded warehouse;

    • (d) the licensee manipulates, unpacks, packs, alters or combines the goods with other goods while in the bonded warehouse other than in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the licence; or

    • (e) the licensee contravenes section 20.

  • (3) Where a licence is suspended, an officer may lock and seal the bonded warehouse and keep it locked and sealed during the period of suspension.

  • SOR/2002-130, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-241, s. 3
  • err.(E), Vol. 138, No. 6
  • SOR/2007-181, s. 3
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