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September 8, 2008

Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Customs Tariff Relating to Milk Protein Substances from the GATT Article XXVIII negotiations which was tabled in the House of Commons on June 12, 2008

This Tariff Notice is to serve as notice that it is expedient to amend the Customs Tariff as follows:

1.
Chapter 4 in the List of the Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule amended by adding the following after Supplementary Note 2:

"3. Milk protein substances with a milk protein content of less than 85% by weight, calculated on the dry matter, are classified in tariff item No. 0404.90.10 or 0404.90.20. Milk protein substances with a milk protein content of 85% or more by weight, calculated on the dry matter, are classified in Chapter 35 (subheading 3504.00)."

2.
Tariff item No. 0404.90.10 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by replacing, in the column "Most-Favoured Nation Tariff / Final Rate", the reference to "6.5% (B)" with a reference to "3% (F)".

3.
Chapter 35 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following after Note 2:

"Supplementary Note.

  1. Milk protein substances with a milk protein content of 85% or more by weight, calculated on the dry matter, are classified in tariff item No. 3504.00.11 or 3504.00.12. Milk protein substances with a milk protein content of less than 85% by weight, calculated on the dry matter, are classified in Chapter 4 (subheading 0404.90)."
4.
Tariff item No. 3504.00.00 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is repealed.

5.
The List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Act is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following tariff provisions.

3504.00, 3504.00.11, 3504.00.12, 3504.00.90

6.
Subsections 1-5 come into force, or are deemed to have come into force, on September 8, 2008.

Amendments to the statistical suffixes as provided by Statistics Canada.

A summary describing the status of each change is included for your reference.