Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Rules of Origin
Memorandum D11-5-15

Ottawa, October 18, 2017

ISSN 2369-2391

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In Brief

This new memorandum describes the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Rules of Origin.

This memorandum contains a link to the CETA Rules of Origin Regulations and provides a link to the Global Affairs Canada website where the Rules of Origin for the CETA may be found.

Legislation

CETA Rules of Origin Regulations
P.C. 2017-1124 2017-08-31

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to subsection 16(2) of the Customs Tariff, makes the annexed CETA Rules of Origin Regulations.

Rules of Origin

1 The following provisions of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement have the force of law in Canada:

Coming into Force

2 These Regulations come into force on 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.

Guidelines and General Information

1. The CETA may be found on the Global Affairs Canada website.

2. Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures: The Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures contains the general rules of origin that set out the criteria to determine the originating status of a good, as well as other general conditions and requirements.

3. Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures: The Product Specific Rules of origin establish the point at which materials or components have undergone sufficient production within the free trade area for the good produced to be considered originating.

Additional Information

4. For more information, within Canada call the Border Information Service at 1-800-461-9999. From outside Canada call 204-983-3500 or 506-636-5064. Long distance charges will apply. Agents are available Monday to Friday (08:00 – 16:00 local time/except holidays). TTY is also available within Canada: 1-866-335-3237.

References

Issuing office:
Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate
Headquarters file:
 
Legislative references:

Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act
CETA Rules of Origin Regulations
Order in Council P.C. 2017-1124 dated August 31, 2017

Other references:

Global Affairs Canada

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