CCOFTA Tariff Preference Regulations

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CCOFTA Tariff Preference Regulations

SOR/2011-133CUSTOMS TARIFF
Registration 2011-06-23
CCOFTA Tariff Preference Regulations
P.C. 2011-735 2011-06-23His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to subsection 16(2)Footnote a of the Customs TariffFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed CCOFTA Tariff Preference Regulations.

Return to footnote aS.C. 2001, c. 28, s. 34(1)
Return to footnote bS.C. 1997, c. 36
Interpretation

1 In these Regulations, originating means qualifying as originating in the territory of a Party under the rules of origin set out in Chapter Three (Rules of Origin) of the Canada — Colombia Free Trade Agreement, signed on November 21, 2008.

General

2 For the purposes of paragraph 24(1)(b) of the Customs Tariff, originating goods exported from Colombia are entitled to the benefit of the Colombia Tariff if

(a) the goods are shipped to Canada without shipment through another country either

(i) on a through bill of lading, or
(ii) without a through bill of lading and the importer provides, when requested by an officer, documentary evidence that indicates the shipping route and all points of shipment and transhipment prior to the importation of the goods; or

(b) the goods are shipped to Canada through another country and the importer provides, when requested by an officer,

(i) documentary evidence that indicates the shipping route and all points of shipment and transhipment prior to the importation of the goods, and
(ii) a copy of the customs control documents that establish that the goods remained under customs control while in that other country.

Coming into Force

*3 These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 35 of the Canada — Colombia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, chapter 4 of the Statutes of Canada, 2010, comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force August 15, 2011, see SI/2011-55.]