Vol. 147, No. 26 — December 18, 2013
SOR/2013-215 November 29, 2013
CEFTA Verification of Origin of Imported Goods Regulations
P.C. 2013-1291 November 28, 2013
Whereas, pursuant to paragraph 167.1(b) (see footnote a) of the Customs Act (see footnote b), the annexed Regulations give effect, in part, to a public announcement made on June 29, 2009 known as Customs Notice 09-014;
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 164 (see footnote c) and paragraph 167.1(b) (see footnote d) of the Customs Act (see footnote e), makes the annexed CEFTA Verification of Origin of Imported Goods Regulations.
CEFTA VERIFICATION OF ORIGIN OF IMPORTED GOODS REGULATIONS
1. The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.
“Act” means the Customs Act. (Loi)
“goods” means goods for which preferential tariff treatment under the CEFTA is claimed. (marchandises)
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.
N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for these Regulations appears following SOR/2013-213, Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Customs Act (CEFTA, CPFTA and CCOFTA).