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Amendments to the Delegation of Powers, Duties and Functions of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness under the Customs Act

Pursuant to subsection 2(4) of the Customs ActFootnote1 and subsections 12(1) and (2) of the Canada Border Services Agency ActFootnote2,

  1. I hereby authorize a person holding the position of Executive Vice-President, Vice-President, Associate Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or a person authorized to exercise the powers or perform the duties and functions of one of those positions, to exercise the powers or perform the duties and functions of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness under the provisions of the Customs Act set out in the attached Schedule;
  2. I hereby authorize a person holding the position of Executive Vice-president, Vice-President, Associate Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or a person authorized to exercise the powers or perform the duties and functions of one of those positions, to exercise the power of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to authorize a form or the manner of filing a form and to specify the information to be provided on or with a form under the provisions of the Customs Act;
  3. I hereby authorize an officer holding a position listed in the attached Schedule, or a person authorized to exercise the powers or perform the duties and functions of that position, to exercise the powers or perform the duties and functions of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness under the provisions of the Customs Act set out in the attached Schedule;
  4. I hereby authorize the person who has the direct supervisory responsibility of an officer or person authorized under paragraph 3, in respect of the position held by that officer, to exercise the powers or perform the duties of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness under the provisions of the Customs Act set out in the attached Schedule.

This instrument amends the previous delegation instruments signed on January 9, 2017

Dated at Ottawa, Province of Ontario, the 1st day of April, 2019.

John Ossowski
President
Canada Border Services Agency

Schedule

Customs Act
references
Description of the delegated authorities Delegated positions
3.5

Authority to specify:

  • circumstances relating to persons who make a payment under the Act;
  • circumstances where amounts are not to be paid at a), b), c), and d) of that Act; and
  • the threshold amount.

National Headquarters

No further delegations beyond President, Executive Vice-President and Vice-Presidents.

5

Authority to:

  • designate customs offices; and
  • cancel, amend, or reinstate any such designation

National Headquarters

No further delegations beyond President, Executive Vice-President and Vice-Presidents.

9(1) Authority to issue a licence to transact business as a customs broker.

National Headquarters

  • Director General, Border Operations
  • Director, Port of Entry Operations
  • Manager, Commercial Licensing and Security

Regions

  • Regional Director General
  • Director, Trade and Compliance
  • Director, Regional Program
  • District Director
  • Chief of Operations
9(2) Authority to amend, suspend, renew, cancel or reinstate a licence to transact business as a customs broker.

National Headquarters

  • Director General, Border Operations
  • Director, Port of Entry Operations
  • Manager, Commercial Licensing and Security

Regions

  • Regional Director General
  • Director, Trade and Compliance
  • Director, Regional Program
  • District Director
  • Chief of Operations
9(5)(e) Authority to examine applicants for customs brokers licenses.

National Headquarters

  • Director General, Border Operations
  • Director, Port of Entry Operations
  • Manager, Commercial Licensing and Security

Regions

  • Regional Director General
  • Director, Trade and Compliance
  • Director, Regional Program
  • District Director
  • Chief of Operations
11.2(1) Authority to designate an area as a customs controlled area.

National Headquarters

No further delegations beyond President, Executive Vice-President and Vice-Presidents.

11.2(2) Authority to amend, cancel or reinstate a designation of a customs controlled area.

National Headquarters

No further delegations beyond President, Executive Vice-President and Vice-Presidents.

24(1)(a) Authority to issue a licence to operate a sufferance warehouse.

National Headquarters

  • Director General, Border Operations
  • Director, Port of Entry Operations
  • Manager, Commercial Licensing and Security

Regions

  • Regional Director General
  • Director, Trade and Compliance
  • Director, Regional Program
  • District Director
  • Chief of Operations
24(1)(c) Authority to issue a licence to operate a duty free shop.

National Headquarters

  • Director General, Border Operations
  • Director, Port of Entry Operations
  • Manager, Commercial Licensing and Security

Regions

  • Regional Director General
  • Director, Trade and Compliance
  • Director, Regional Program
  • District Director
  • Chief of Operations
24(2) Authority to amend, suspend, renew, cancel or reinstate a sufferance warehouse licence.

National Headquarters

  • Director General, Border Operations
  • Director, Port of Entry Operations
  • Manager, Commercial Licensing and Security

Regions

  • Regional Director General
  • Director, Trade and Compliance
  • Director, Regional Program
  • District Director
  • Chief of Operations
24(2) Authority to amend, suspend, renew, cancel or reinstate a duty free shop licence.

National Headquarters

  • Director General, Border Operations
  • Director, Port of Entry Operations
  • Manager, Commercial Licensing and Security

Regions

  • Regional Director General
  • Director, Trade and Compliance
  • Director, Regional Program
  • District Director
  • Chief of Operations
109(1) Authority to make an inquiry into any matter.

National Headquarters

No further delegations beyond President, Executive Vice-President and Vice-Presidents.



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