ARCHIVED — Vol. 146, No. 21 — October 10, 2012

Registration

SOR/2012-181 September 20, 2012

CUSTOMS TARIFF

CJFTA Tariff Preference Regulations

P.C. 2012-1082 September 20, 2012

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to subsection 16(2) (see footnote a) of the Customs Tariff (see footnote b), makes the annexed CJFTA Tariff Preference Regulations.

CJFTA TARIFF PREFERENCE REGULATIONS

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 4 (Rules of Origin) of the Canada–Jordan Free Trade Agreement, signed on June 28, 2009.

GENERAL

2. For the purposes of paragraph 24(1)(b) of the Customs Tariff, originating goods exported from Jordan are entitled to the benefit of the Jordan 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 36 of the Canada–Jordan Economic Growth and Prosperity Act, chapter 18 of the Statutes of Canada, 2012, comes into force.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for these Regulations appears following SOR/2012-179, CJFTA Rules of Origin Regulations.

Footnote a
S.C. 2001, c. 28, s. 34(1)

Footnote b
S.C. 1997, c. 36