Uniform Regulations – Chapter Four of the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
Memorandum D11-4-33

Ottawa, May 15, 2020

ISSN 2369-2391

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In Brief

This memorandum is issued to publish the Decision between Canada and the Republic of Peru concerning uniform regulations for the interpretation, application and administration of Article 402(4) of Chapter Four of the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Peru.

This memorandum contains the Decision between Canada and the Republic of Peru concerning uniform regulations of Chapter Four of the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA).

Guidelines and general information

1. The Uniform Regulations elaborate in detail how CPFTA Parties will interpret, apply and administer the obligations regarding customs procedures under Chapter Four. They are designed to ensure consistent and uniform treatment of, and greater certainty for, importers, exporters and producers in Canada and Peru.

Additional Information

2. For more information on CBSA programs, 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.

Appendix

Decision between Canada and the Republic of Peru concerning uniform regulations for the interpretation, application and administration of Article 402(4) of Chapter Four of the free trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Peru.

Pursuant to Article 407 (Uniform Regulations) of the Origin Procedures and Trade Facilitation Chapter of the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Peru (hereinafter referred to as “the Agreement”);

Establishing Uniform Regulations for the interpretation, application, and administration of Article 402(4) of Chapter Four (Origin Procedures and Trade Facilitation) of the Agreement;

Have come to the following understanding:

Importations

1. For the purposes of Article 402(4), customs control documents will be used to demonstrate that a good remained under customs control while in storage outside the territories of the Parties.

2. For greater certainty, nothing in paragraph 1 is construed to limit when the competent authority may require the importer to present customs control documents or other documents, as the case may be, to demonstrate that a good remained under customs control while outside the territories of the Parties.

References

Issuing office
Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate
Headquarters file
 
Legislative references
N/A
Other references
Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
Superseded memorandum D
 
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