Administrative Monetary Penalty System
Person failed to answer truthfully questions asked by an officer concerning the records in respect of commercial goods.
|3rd and subsequent||$8,000|
- Penalty basis
- Per instance
- Retention period
- 36 months
Non-compliance occurs when a verification, audit or examination determines that a company failed to answer questions truthfully about records requested by an officer.
Applied against the importer.
This penalty is normally applied by an investigations officer and approved by the regional Manager, Investigations.
The officer must have written documentation proving that the company did not provide truthful answers.
Apply a penalty per instance.
D17-1-21, Maintenance of Records in Canada by Importers
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