Administrative Monetary Penalty System


Customs bonded warehouse licensee or operator allowed unauthorized person(s) access to the bonded warehouse facility.


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


Non-compliance occurs when a person, other than the licensee, an employee of the licensee or an employee of a carrier engaged in the delivery of goods to or the removal of goods from the bonded warehouse enters any place in it where goods are stored.

Non-compliance also occurs when unauthorized persons are allowed access without written authorization or the attendance of an officer.

Applied against the licensee or the warehouse operator.

Apply a penalty for each occurrence and not based on the number of persons allowed access without proper authorization.

Apply a penalty per instance (i.e. per visit to the warehouse).

For sufferance warehouse, see C049.



Customs Bonded Warehouses Regulations, subsection 12(2)


D7-4-4, Customs Bonded Warehouses

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