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Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations

Version of section 12 from 2020-02-04 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Prescribed purposes

  •  (1) For the purposes of paragraph 7(1)(a) of the Act, the prescribed purposes for which a tire may be imported temporarily are the following:

    • (a) exhibition;

    • (b) demonstration;

    • (c) evaluation; and

    • (d) testing.

  • Marginal note:Declaration

    (2) The declaration referred to in paragraph 7(1)(a) of the Act must be filed with the Minister, be signed by the person importing the tire and contain the following information:

    • (a) the name of the manufacturer of the tire;

    • (b) the importer’s name, mailing address, telephone number, facsimile number and email address and, if the importer is a company, the contact information of a contact person at the company;

    • (c) the brand name, size designation and type of the tire;

    • (d) the date on which the tire is to be presented for importation;

    • (e) the purpose for which the tire is being imported and a statement that it will be used only for that purpose;

    • (f) a statement indicating that the tire will remain in Canada for a period of not more than one year or the period specified by the Minister, as applicable;

    • (g) a statement indicating that the tire will be exported or destroyed before the end of the one-year period or the period specified by the Minister, as applicable; and

    • (h) if the declaration is signed by a representative, a statement by the importer indicating that the representative is authorized to sign.

  • SOR/2020-22, s. 31

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