CEFTA Verification of Origin of Imported Goods Regulations

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CEFTA Verification of Origin of Imported Goods Regulations

SOR/2013-215CUSTOMS ACT
Registration 2013-11-29
CEFTA Verification of Origin of Imported Goods Regulations
P.C. 2013-1291 2013-11-28Whereas, pursuant to paragraph 167.1(b)Footnote a of the Customs ActFootnote b, the annexed Regulations give effect, in part, to a public announcement made on June 29, 2009 known as Customs Notice 09-014;

Return to footnote aS.C. 1992, c. 28, s. 31(1)
Return to footnote bR.S., c. 1 (2nd Supp.)

And whereas Customs Notice 09-014 provides that the Regulations giving effect to that announcement come into force on July 1, 2009;
Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, pursuant to section 164Footnote c and paragraph 167.1(b)Footnote a of the Customs ActFootnote b, makes the annexed CEFTA Verification of Origin of Imported Goods Regulations.
Return to footnote cS.C. 2012, c. 18, s. 30Interpretation

1 The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.

Act
Act means the Customs Act. (Loi)
goods
goods means goods for which preferential tariff treatment under the CEFTA is claimed. (marchandises)

Origin Determination

2 On receipt of an opinion as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of Annex C of CEFTA, an officer shall review the opinion, including the rationale for it and any relevant supporting documents, to determine if the goods are originating.

Method of Sending Documents

3 The request to the customs administration of the EFTA state of export referred to in section 42.1(1.1) of the Act shall be sent by any method that produces confirmation of receipt.

Coming into Force

4 These Regulations are deemed to have come into force on July 1, 2009.