ANNOUNCEMENT 03 May 2012

In May 2012, the government of Canada announced a rule change relating to export registration.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 03 May 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export licensing requirement

Under new regulations promulgated on May 3, 2012, exporters will no longer be required to obtain an individual export permit from Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada when exporting certain eligible goods and technology to eligible destinations when accompanied by a valid export licence from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. More specifically, what is at issue here are General Export Permit No. 43 - Nuclear Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations (GEP 43) and General Export Permit No. 44 - Nuclear-related Dual-use Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations (GEP 44) and cancelling General Export Permit No. 27 - Nuclear-Related Dual-Use Goods.

AFFECTED SECTORS