Administrative Monetary Penalty System


The operator of a Type BW sufferance warehouse refused to receive any goods brought to the warehouse that qualified under the terms of the licence.


Occurrence Penalty
1st $150
2nd $225
3rd and subsequent $450
Penalty basis
Per request
Retention period
12 months


Non-compliance occurs when a highway sufferance warehouse operator refuses to receive qualified goods. "Qualified goods" refers to the class of goods authorized for storage, and the cargo control document on which the goods are being transported to the warehouse. These criteria are specified on the licence.

Applied against the operator of a type BW highway sufferance warehouse.

Operator may refuse goods when the storage of goods is requested by or on behalf of person who has unpaid account for storage fees at the sufferance warehouse.



Customs Act, section 25


D4-1-4, Customs Sufferance Warehouses

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