Direct Shipment and Transhipment
Marginal note:Direct shipment
17. (1) For the purposes of this Act, goods are shipped directly to Canada from another country when the goods are conveyed to Canada from that other country on a through bill of lading to a consignee in Canada.
(2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations deeming goods that were not conveyed to Canada from another country on a through bill of lading to a consignee in Canada to have been shipped directly to Canada from that other country, subject to such conditions as may be set out in the regulations.
18. (1) Notwithstanding section 17, for the purposes of this Act, if goods that are exported to Canada from a country have been transhipped in an intermediate country, the goods are deemed not to have been shipped directly to Canada from the first-mentioned country if
(a) the goods do not remain under customs transit control in the intermediate country;
(b) the goods undergo an operation in the intermediate country other than unloading, reloading or splitting up of loads, or any other operation required to keep the goods in good condition;
(c) the goods enter into trade or consumption in the intermediate country; or
(d) the goods remain in temporary storage, under any conditions as may be prescribed, in the intermediate country for a period exceeding the prescribed period.
(2) The Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, may make regulations prescribing conditions and a period for the purposes of paragraph (1)(d).
- 1997, c. 36, s. 18;
- 2005, c. 38, ss. 142, 145.
Marking of Goods
Marginal note:Regulations requiring marking
19. (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations
(a) requiring imported goods of any description or class, including a description or class specified in terms of the use of the goods, to be marked, in accordance with regulations made under subsection (2), so as to indicate their country or geographic area of origin; and
(b) for determining the country or geographic area of origin of imported goods for marking purposes.
Marginal note:Regulations prescribing marking requirements
(2) The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness may make regulations for the purpose of the administration of this section, including regulations prescribing
(a) the manner in which imported goods must be marked and any conditions applicable to the marking of the goods; and
(b) when imported goods must be marked, including whether they must be marked before or after importation, and any conditions applicable to the time of marking.
Marginal note:Applicability of regulations
(3) Regulations made under this section may apply generally or be limited to particular countries or geographic areas defined in the regulations.
- 1997, c. 36, s. 19;
- 2005, c. 38, ss. 142, 145.
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