Administrative Monetary Penalty System
C040

Contravention

Person transporting goods within Canada that have been imported but have not been released failed to report, as a result of an accident or other unforeseen event, the removal of goods from a damaged or disabled container or conveyance or has failed to report that the conveyance or container is damaged or disabled and can no longer transport goods.

Penalty

Occurrence Penalty
1st $300
2nd $450
3rd and subsequent $900
Penalty basis
Per container or conveyance
Retention period
12 months

Guidelines

Applied by a Senior Officer Trade Compliance (SOTC) during an audit.

Non-compliance occurs when a person transporting imported goods within Canada that have not been released, fails to report as a result of an accident or other unforeseen event:

  • the removal of goods from container or conveyance
  • the transfer of goods to another container or conveyance
  • the conveyance or container is damaged or disabled and can no longer transport goods.

References

Regulation

Transportation of Goods Regulations, paragraphs 4(1)(b) and (c)

D-Memo

D3-1-1, Policy Respecting the Importation and Transportation of Goods

Other

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