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Customs Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.))

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Act current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2019-08-15. Previous Versions


  • — 2009, c. 10, s. 5

    • 1992, c. 28, s. 3(1)

      5 Paragraph 12(3)(b) of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • (b) in the case of goods, other than goods referred to in paragraph (a) or goods imported as mail, on board a conveyance arriving in Canada, by prescribed persons; and

  • — 2015, c. 27, s. 35

    • 35 Subsection 107(5) of the Customs Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (k):

      • (k.1) an official solely for the purpose of administering or enforcing the Firearms Act;

  • — 2019, c. 25, s. 392

    • 2001, c. 25, s. 84

      392 Subsection 163.5(1) of the Customs Act is replaced by the following:

      • Powers of designated officers
        • 163.5 (1) In addition to the powers conferred on an officer for the enforcement of this Act, a designated officer who is at a customs office and is performing the normal duties of an officer or is acting in accordance with section 99.1 has, in relation to a criminal offence under any other Act of Parliament, the powers and obligations of a peace officer under sections 495 and 497 and paragraphs 498(1)(a) and (b) of the Criminal Code, and subsections 495(3) and 498(3) of that Act apply to the designated officer as if they were a peace officer.

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