Administrative Monetary Penalty System
A courier did not acquire the prescribed authorization from the CBSA before accounting for casual goods released under subsection 32(4) of the Customs Act.
|3rd and subsequent||$450|
- Penalty basis
- Per instance
- Retention period
- 12 months
Non-compliance occurs when a courier accounts for casual goods even though he is not authorized to do so under the courier program.
Prior to applying a penalty, officer must review the list of authorized Courier / LVS participants found in D17-4-0, and confirm with the regional coordinator / specialist that the courier has obtained the prescribed authorization from the CBSA before accounting for non-commercial goods.
It is important to note that this contravention only relates to the accounting function.
Apply a penalty per cargo release list, per occurrence.
D17-4-0, Courier Low Value Shipment Program
Accounting for Imported Goods and Payment of Duties Regulations
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