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House Government Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
Text of the Bill
C-31
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An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine
Short Title
Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Statute of Canada
2017, c. 8
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2017-06-01)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Coming Into Force
43 (1) Subsections (2) to (13) apply if a Bill entitled the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act (in this section referred to as the “other Act”) is introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and receives royal assent.

(2) If subsection 83(1) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 21(1) of this Act, then that subsection 21(1) is repealed.

(3) If subsection 21(1) of this Act comes into force before subsection 83(1) of the other Act, then that subsection 83(1) is repealed.

(4) If subsection 83(1) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 21(1) of this Act, then that subsection 21(1) is deemed never to have come into force and is repealed.

(5) If subsection 83(2) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 21(2) of this Act, then that subsection 21(2) is replaced by the following:
(2) Subsection 42.1(1.1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (b):
(c) a verification of origin of goods for which preferential tariff treatment under CUFTA is claimed, by requesting in writing that the customs administration of Ukraine conduct a verification and provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of Chapter 3 of CUFTA.

(6) If subsection 21(2) of this Act comes into force before subsection 83(2) of the other Act, then that subsection 83(2) is replaced by the following:
(2) Subsection 42.1(1.1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (b):
(c) a verification of origin of goods for which preferential tariff treatment under CETA is claimed, by requesting in writing that the customs administration of the EU country or other CETA beneficiary of export conduct a verification and provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA.

(7) If subsection 83(2) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 21(2) of this Act, then that subsection 83(2) is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 21(2) and subsection (5) applies as a consequence.

(8) If subsection 83(3) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 21(3) of this Act, then that subsection 21(3) is replaced by the following:
(3) Subsection 42.1(3) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a.1):
(a.2) in the case of CUFTA, if Ukraine fails to conduct a verification or provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating;

(9) If subsection 21(3) of this Act comes into force before subsection 83(3) of the other Act, then that subsection 83(3) is replaced by the following:
(3) Subsection 42.1(3) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a.1):
(a.2) in the case of CETA, if the EU country or other CETA beneficiary of export fails to conduct a verification or provide a written report as to whether the goods are originating;

(10) If subsection 83(3) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 21(3) of this Act, then that subsection 83(3) is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 21(3) and subsection (8) applies as a consequence.

(11) On the first day on which both subsection 84(1) of the other Act and subsection 22(1) of this Act are in force, subsection 97.201(1) of the Customs Act is replaced by the following:
Verification of origin — certain agreements
97.201 (1) The customs administration of any state or beneficiary referred to in subsection 42.1(1.1) to which goods were exported may request in writing that the Agency conduct a verification and provide, as the case may be
(a) an opinion as to whether those goods are originating within the meaning of Annex C of CEFTA;
(b) a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of Chapter 3 of CUFTA; or
(c) a written report as to whether the goods are originating within the meaning of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA.

(12) If subsection 84(2) of the other Act comes into force before subsection 22(2) of this Act, then that subsection 22(2) is repealed.

(13) If subsection 84(2) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 22(2) of this Act, then that subsection 22(2) is deemed to have come into force before that subsection 84(2).

44 This Act, other than section 43, comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

His Excellency the Governor General in Council fixes August 1, 2017 as the day on which that Act comes into force, other than section 43, which came into force on assent.

The information on this page is current as of   July 14, 2020

The coming into force provisions in LEGISinfo are excerpted from the text of the bill as introduced and given first reading. The information is not updated to reflect amendments made to bills during the legislative process. Where an Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, additional dates of commencement are added once an order is issued. Where an Act or a provision thereof is silent as to its commencement, it comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

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