Regulations Prescribing the Circumstances in Which Fees May Be Charged for Making or Certifying Copies of Documents Pursuant to Section 108 of the Customs Act and the Amount of Such Fees
P.C. 1986-2359 1986-10-16
Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of National Revenue, pursuant to subsection 108(4) of the Customs ActFootnote *, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations prescribing the circumstances in which fees may be charged for making or certifying copies of documents pursuant to section 108 of the Customs ActFootnote * and the amount of such fees, effective on the coming into force of subsection 108(4) of the Customs ActFootnote *.
Return to footnote *S.C. 1986, c. 1
1 These Regulations may be cited as the Fees for Documents Regulations.
2 In these Regulations,
Act means the Customs Act; (Loi)
document means any book, record, writing or other document. (document)
3 The fees referred to in sections 4 and 5 are the fees payable by persons from whom any document is obtained for the purposes of the Act, or on behalf of whom any document is given to an officer for the purposes of the Act, and for whom a service referred to in those sections is provided by an officer under section 108 of the Act.
4 (1) A person referred to in section 3 who requests that a copy of a document be made shall pay
(a) an application fee of $5.00 at the time the request is made; and
(b) where applicable, a fee for reproduction of a document or part thereof to be calculated in accordance with the following:
(i) for photocopying a page, $0.20 per page,
(ii) for microfiche duplication (non-silver), $0.40 per fiche,
(iii) for 16 mm microfilm duplication (non-silver), $12.00 per 30.5 m roll,
(iv) for 35 mm microfilm duplication (non-silver), $14.00 per 30.5 m roll,
(v) for microform to paper duplication, $0.25 per page, and
(vi) for magnetic tape-to-tape duplication, $25.00 per 731.5 m reel.
(2) Where the document in respect of which a request is made pursuant to subsection (1) is a non-computerized record, an officer may require, in addition to the application fee prescribed by paragraph (1)(a), payment of a fee in the amount of $2.50 per person for each quarter hour in excess of five hours that is spent by the person on searching for the document and on preparation.
(3) Where a copy of the document in respect of which a request is made pursuant to subsection (1) is produced from a machine readable record, an officer may require, in addition to any other fees prescribed in this section, payment of a fee for the cost of production and programming calculated in accordance with the following:
(a) $16.50 per minute for the cost of the central processor and all locally attached devices; and
(b) $5.00 per person for each quarter hour that is spent by that person on programming a computer.
5 A person referred to in section 3 who requests that a document be certified shall pay an application fee of $5.00 unless that person has paid an application fee pursuant to paragraph 4(1)(a).
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