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Settlers’ Effects Acquired with Blocked Currencies Remission Order

Version of section 2 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-08-14:

 In this Order,


duties means duties as defined in section 2 of the Customs Act; (droits)


goods means household and personal effects imported by a settler for the settler's use but not for use by the settler in a business or manufacturing establishment or as a contractor's outfit; (marchandises)


settler means any person who enters Canada with the intention of establishing, for the first time, a residence for a period of not less than 12 months, but does not include a person who enters Canada for the purpose of

  • (a) employment for a period not exceeding 36 months,

  • (b) studying at an educational institution, or

  • (c) performing preclearance activities on behalf of the Government of the United States under the terms of the Agreement on Air Transport Preclearance between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America, signed January 18, 2001. (immigrant)

  • SI/78-118, s. 1
  • SI/88-18, s. 2
  • SI/2005-77, s. 1
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