EXTRA Vol. 151, No. 1

Canada Gazette

Part Ⅱ

OTTAWA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

Registration

SOR/2017-177 September 1, 2017

CUSTOMS TARIFF

CETA Tariff Preference Regulations

P.C. 2017-1126 August 31, 2017

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 CETA Tariff Preference Regulations.

CETA 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 the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.

General

2 For the purposes of paragraph 24(1)(b) of the Customs Tariff, originating products exported from an EU country or other CETA beneficiary are entitled to the benefit of the Canada-European Union Tariff if

  • (a) the products are shipped to Canada from an EU country or other CETA beneficiary 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 products; or
  • (b) the products 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 products, and
    • (ii) a copy of the customs control documents that establish that the products remained under customs control while in that other country.

Coming into Force

3 These Regulations come into force the day on which section 97 of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act, chapter 6 of the Statutes of Canada, 2017, comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for these Regulations appears following SOR/2017-175, CETA Rules of Origin Regulations.