FEDERAL BILL

Bill S-227, An Act To Amend The Customs Act (reporting Requirements)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS ONE STATUTE

1st Reading
June 23, 2016


Summary This enactment amends the Customs Act to exempt certain persons who re-enter Canadian waters aboard a marine pleasure craft from the requirement to present themselves to a customs officer if they re-enter Canadian waters directly from the waters of another country and, while in the waters of that other country, they did not disembark, anchor, moor or make contact with a conveyance and th... (Click for more)


Published on June 23, 2016

Bill Summary

Bill S-227, An Act To Amend The Customs Act (reporting Requirements)

Summary

This enactment amends the Customs Act to exempt certain persons who re-enter Canadian waters aboard a marine pleasure craft from the requirement to present themselves to a customs officer if they re-enter Canadian waters directly from the waters of another country and, while in the waters of that other country, they did not disembark, anchor, moor or make contact with a conveyance and they did not import goods from that other country. It also exempts certain persons entering Canada aboard a marine pleasure craft from that requirement if they enter Canadian waters directly from the waters of another country and they do not, while in Canadian waters and before returning to that other country, disembark, anchor, moor or make contact with a conveyance and export goods. It also adds a regulation-making authority for defining the term “make contact with a conveyance”.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Customs Act R.S.C., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.)

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