CIFTA Tariff Preference Regulations

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CIFTA Tariff Preference Regulations

SOR/97-64CUSTOMS TARIFF
Registration 1996-12-30
CIFTA Tariff Preference Regulations
P.C. 1996-2076  1996-12-30His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to paragraph 13(2)(b)Footnote a of the Customs TariffFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed CIFTA Tariff Preference Regulations.

Return to footnote aS.C. 1993, c. 44, s. 113(2)
Return to footnote bR.S., c. 41 (3rd Supp.)
General

1 For the purposes of subsection 50(1) of the Customs Tariff, goods are entitled to the benefit of the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Tariff if

(a) the goods are shipped from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary, without shipment through another country, to Canada

(i) on a through bill of lading, or
(ii) without a through bill of lading and the importer provides, where 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;

(b) in the case of goods, except for goods listed in any of Chapters 50 through 63 of the List of Tariff Provisions, that are shipped to Canada from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary through the United States, the importer provides, if requested by an officer, documentary evidence that indicates that the goods have not undergone

(i) further production in the territory of the United States other than minor processing, or
(ii) any processing in the territory of the United States that increased the transaction value of the goods by greater than 10%; or

(c) in case of goods listed in any of Chapters 50 through 63 of the List of Tariff Provisions that are shipped to Canada from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary through the United States, the importer provides, if 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 demonstrate that the goods remained under customs control while in the United States; and

(d) in the case of goods that are shipped to Canada from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary through another country, other than the United States, the importer provides, if 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 demonstrate that the goods remained under customs control while in that other country.

SOR/2002-251, s. 1.

1.1 For the purpose of section 1, territory, with respect to the United States, has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the NAFTA Rules of Origin Regulations.
SOR/2002-251, s. 2.

Coming into Force

*2 These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 45 of the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, chapter 33 of the Statutes of Canada, 1996, comes into force.
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force January 1, 1997, see SI/97-9.]