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Fees in Respect of Mail Regulations

SOR/92-414

CUSTOMS ACT

Registration 1992-06-24

Regulations Prescribing Fees in Respect of Goods Imported as Mail and the Circumstances in Which the Goods Are not Charged with the Prescribed Fee

P.C. 1992-1433 1992-06-24

Whereas, pursuant to paragraph 164(4)(a.2)Footnote * of the Customs ActFootnote **, the making of Regulations prescribing fees in respect of goods imported as mail and the circumstances in which the goods are not charged with the prescribed fee that are set out in the schedule hereto give effect in whole or in part to a public announcement made on June 23, 1992;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of National Revenue and the Treasury Board, pursuant to subsection 147.1(14)Footnote *** of the Customs ActFootnote **, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations prescribing fees in respect of goods imported as mail and the circumstances in which the goods are not charged with the prescribed fee, effective July 1, 1992.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Fees in Respect of Mail Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

commercial goods

commercial goods means goods imported into Canada for sale or for any commercial, industrial, occupational, institutional or other like use; (marchandises commerciales)

Priority Courier Services

Priority Courier Services means any expedited mail service offered by the Canada Post Corporation. (service de poste prioritaire)

Fees

 Subject to section 4, the fee charged for goods imported as mail is $5 for each item of mail.

Exceptions

 The fee referred to in section 3 does not apply to goods imported as mail where all the goods in each item of mail are

  • (a) not charged with duties;

  • (b) goods in respect of which all duties are remitted;

  • (c) commercial goods that have an estimated value for duty of $1,600 or more; or

  • (d) delivered by Priority Courier Services.

  • SOR/96-154, s. 1
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