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Link: Exit Information Gathering Changes to Customs Act enter into effect
On July 10, 2019, Bill C-21 “An Act to amend the Customs Act” entered into effect. On July 10, 2019, the Governor in Council published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, SI-2019-44 “Order Fixing the day on which this Order is made as the day on which that Act comes into Force” (PC-2019-904) and fixed the date of entry into force as the date of the Order. The Government of Canada issued an announcement entitled “Coming into force of Bill C-21 strengthens border management” on July 11, 2019.
All amendments to the Customs Act contained in Bill C-21 entered into effect on July 10, 2019. The key changes to the Customs Act contained in Bill C-21 are as follows:
On December 13, 2018, Bill C-21 received royal assent. However, the provisions did not enter into effect that day.
On March 16, 2019, the Governor in Council published the Exit Information Regulations in the Canada Gazette, Part 1. The regulations indicate how exit information will be gathered.
For more information about Bill C-21, please contact Cyndee Todgham Cherniak at 416-307-4168 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.