Administrative Monetary Penalty System
When requested by an officer, operator of a bonded warehouse or duty free shop failed to open any package or container of goods therein or remove any covering therefrom to allow free access to the goods.
|3rd and subsequent||$1,500|
- Penalty basis
- Per instance
- Retention period
- 36 months
Non-compliance occurs when the operator of a bonded warehouse or duty free shop fails to open any package or container of goods or fails to remove any covering to allow free access to the goods when an officer requests to see the goods in order to conduct an examination.
Applied against an operator of a bonded warehouse or duty free shop when operator fails or refuses to open any package, container of goods or remove any covering.
NB – this contravention applies to an operator of a Customs Bonded Warehouse and should NOT be confused with the other Duty Deferral programs.
For situations where goods are moved or removed from the customs office or sufferance warehouse, see C033.
For failure to allow access to goods in a sufferance warehouse, see C357.
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