CPTPP Tariff Preference Regulations: SOR/2018-223

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 152, Number 23


SOR/2018-223 October 30, 2018


P.C. 2018-1325 October 29, 2018

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to subsection 16(2)footnote a of the Customs Tariff footnote b, makes the annexed CPTPP Tariff Preference Regulations.

CPTPP Tariff Preference Regulations


1 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

minimal operation means any of the following:

originating means qualifying as originating in the territory of a Party under the rules of origin set out in the CPTPP Rules of Origin Regulations. (originaire)


2 For the purposes of paragraph 24(1)(b) of the Customs Tariff, originating goods exported from a CPTPP country are entitled to the benefit of a CPTPP tariff set out in section 3 if

Applicable Preferential Tariff

3 (1) Subject to subsection (2), goods that meet the requirements of section 2 are eligible for any of the following tariffs:

(2) The CPTPP tariffs referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) to (c) are the CPTPP tariffs applicable to a CPTPP country set opposite the reference to that country in the column “Tariff Treatment / Other” in the List of Countries set out in the schedule to the Customs Tariff.

Coming into Force

4 These Regulations come into force the day on which section 43 of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act, chapter 23 of the Statutes of Canada 2018, comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for these Regulations appears following SOR/2018-221, CPTPP Rules of Origin Regulations.