Expressions for the Purposes of the Customs Tariff, Regulations Defining Certain

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Regulations Defining Certain Expressions for the Purposes of the Customs Tariff

SOR/97-62CUSTOMS TARIFF
Registration 1996-12-30
Regulations Defining Certain Expressions for the Purposes of the Customs Tariff
P.C. 1996-2074  1996-12-30His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to section 58.4Footnote a of the Customs TariffFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Regulations Defining Certain Expressions for the Purposes of the Customs Tariff.

Return to footnote aS.C. 1996, c. 33, s. 45
Return to footnote bR.S., c. 41 (3rd Supp.)
Expressions Defined

1 For the purposes of the Customs Tariff, the following expressions are defined.

imported from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary

imported from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary means, in respect of goods,

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

(b) goods that are shipped to Canada from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary through another country, other than the United States, if

(i) the goods do not undergo further production or any other operation in the territory of that other country, other than unloading, splitting up of loads, reloading or any other operation necessary to preserve them in good condition or to ship them to Canada, and
(ii) the goods remain under customs control in that other country;

(c) goods that are shipped to Canada from Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary through the United States, except for goods listed in any of Chapters 50 through 63 of the List of Tariff Provisions, if

(i) the goods do not undergo further production in the territory of the United States other than minor processing, or
(ii) any processing that occurs in the territory of the United States does not increase the transaction value of the goods by greater than 10%; or

(d) 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, if

(i) the goods do not undergo further production or any other operation in the territory of the United States, other than unloading, splitting up of loads, reloading or any other operation necessary to preserve them in good condition or to ship them to Canada, and
(ii) the goods remain under customs control while in the United States. (importé d’Israël ou d’un autre bénéficiaire de l’ALÉCI)

Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary
Israel or another CIFTA beneficiary means the territory where the customs laws of Israel are applied and includes the territory where those laws are applied in accordance with Article III of the Protocol on Economic Relations set out in Annex V of the Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, dated September 28, 1995, as that Protocol is amended from time to time. (Israël ou autre bénéficiaire de l’ALÉCI)

SOR/2002-250, 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/2002-250, 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.]