Administrative Monetary Penalty System
C380

Contravention

Person failed to comply with a notification issued by the CBSA regarding the goods on board or expected to be on board the conveyance.

Penalty

Occurrence Penalty
1st $2,000
2nd $4,000
3rd and subsequent $8,000
Penalty basis
Per instance
Retention period
12 months

Guidelines

Non-compliance occurs when the responsible party fails to comply with a notification issued by the CBSA regarding the goods on board or expected to be on board the conveyance.

Applied by the Transporter Compliance Unit, Commercial Program Directorate at Headquarters (HQ), against the party responsible for complying with CBSA notification.

One C380 penalty will be issued per infraction.

In instances where an officer finds a responsible party in contravention, the officer must forward this information to HQ. HQ will assess penalties related to this contravention.

Examples of non-compliance under C380:

  • A carrier proceeded to load cargo on a conveyance bound for Canada despite receiving an electronic notice to the contrary.
  • A carrier failed to provide or clarify information as specified in an electronic notice.
  • A freight forwarder failed to provide or clarify information as specified in an electronic notice.

References

Legislation

Customs Act, subsection 12.1(7)

D-Memo

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