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Customs Bonded Warehouses Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2007-07-31 to 2015-03-26:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), the Minister may issue a licence to any person who

    • (a) makes an application in accordance with subsection (2);

    • (b) provides such security as may be required under subsection 91(4) of the Customs Tariff and in accordance with section 4; and

    • (c) pays any fee required to be paid under section 5.

  • (2) Any person who wishes to apply for a licence in respect of a proposed bonded warehouse shall submit a completed application in the prescribed form, together with a detailed plan of the proposed bonded warehouse, to the chief officer of customs.

  • (3) The plan referred to in subsection (2) must indicate

    • (a) whether the place proposed to be operated as a bonded warehouse exists or is to be constructed;

    • (b) the type of construction of the place, whether or not it already exists; and

    • (c) the area, within the place, that is to be used for the storage of goods.

  • (4) The Minister shall not issue a licence to an applicant unless

    • (a) the applicant is of good character;

    • (b) the site of the proposed bonded warehouse is within an area served by a customs office;

    • (c) the applicant has sufficient financial resources

      • (i) to meet the requirements set out in sections 11 and 12, and

      • (ii) to lease or purchase the place proposed to be operated as a bonded warehouse;

    • (d) the applicant will provide conditions suitable for the safekeeping of goods; and

    • (e) the Canada Border Services Agency is able to provide customs services with respect to the proposed bonded warehouse.

  • (5) The terms and conditions under which a licence may be issued include the extent to which and circumstances in which, in accordance with section 20, goods may be manipulated, unpacked, packed, altered or combined with other goods while in bonded warehouses.

  • SOR/99-106, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-130, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/2003-241, s. 2
  • SOR/2007-181, s. 3

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