Importation declaration form for off-road compression-ignition engines (including those installed in or on machines)

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Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations (SOR/2005-32)

Pursuant to subsection 19(1) of the Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations (Regulations), any person importing an engine or machine into Canada must submit, before the importation, a declaration to the Minister, signed by that person or their duly authorized representative. Pursuant to section 21 of the Regulations, a company that imports an engine or machine in reliance on subsection 153(2) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Act) must, before the importation, submit a declaration to the Minister, signed by its duly authorized representative.

This form may be used as your declaration. The last section of this document contains explanatory notes for the fields of this form and does not need to be submitted with the form.

Upon completion, this form can be returned to the Regulatory Administration Section, Transportation Division, Environment Canada by:

A) Name of importer:


B) In the case of a company, indicate the business number assigned to the company by the Minister of National Revenue:
C) Civic address of importer:
Number:
Street:
Apartment:
City:
Province or Territory (Prov./Terr.):
Postal code:
Country: Canada
D) Mailing address of importer (if different from the civic address):
Number:
Street:
Apartment/Post office (P.O.) Box:
City:
Prov./Terr.:
Postal code:
Country:
Telephone number (optional):
Email address (optional):
Signature of importer or their duly authorized representative:
Name of signee (please print):
Date (dd/mm/yyyy):
Please note that the following totals are automatically calculated based on the quantity of importations provided in the following tables.
Total quantity of engines: 0
Total quantity of machines: 0

Name of importer
Business number
Engine Table 1
Engine manufacturerEngine makeEngine modelEngine
model year
Expected importation date
(dd/mm/yyyy)
QuantityApplicable
statements
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

Statements (for last column of above table)

In the case of a company (see definition), you must indicate which of the following statements applies to your importation for each row in the table.

  1. Each engine bears the Canadian national emissions mark.
  2. The company is able to produce
    1. the evidence of conformity referred to in section 16 of the Regulations (i.e. the engine is covered by United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) certificate(s) of conformity, is sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S., and bears the U.S. EPA emission control information label)
    2. the evidence of conformity under paragraph 17(1)(a) of the Regulations (for transition engines that are installed in or on machines sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S.)
  3. The company has submitted the evidence of conformity in accordance with paragraph 17(1)(b) of the Regulations indicating that all engines in this shipment conform to the Regulations (for engines not covered by an EPA certificate, replacement engines, engines covered by an EPA certificate that are not sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S., and transition engines that are installed in or on machines not sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S.).
  4. For incomplete engines: The company has a statement from the manufacturer of the engine that when the engine is completed in accordance with instructions provided by the manufacturer, the engine will conform to the standards and requirements prescribed under the Regulations; and the manufacture of the engine will be completed in accordance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer (if statement 4 is used, then attach the statement from the manufacturer).

In the case of any person who is not a company (see definition) and imports more than five engines in a calendar year, you must indicate which of the following statements applies to your importation for each row in the table.

  1. Each Engine bears
    1. the Canadian national emissions mark,
    2. the emission control information label referred to in paragraph 16(d) showing that the engine conformed to the emission standards of the U.S. EPA in effect at the time of its manufacture,
    3. a label showing that the engine conformed to the emission standards of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in effect at the time of its manufacture, or
    4. the label referred to in section 10.1 showing that the engine conformed to the Regulations at the time of its manufacture (includes transition engines).
  2. I have a statement from the manufacturer or its duly authorized representative that the engine conformed to the standards set out in the Regulations, or to the standards referred to in 19(1)(f)(i)(B) or 19(1)(f)(i)(C), at the time of its manufacture (if statement 6 is used, then attach the statement from the manufacturer or its duly authorized representative).

Name of importer
Business number
Machines Table 1
Machine
manufacturer
Machine makeMachine modelType of machineEngine
manufacturer
Engine makeEngine modelEngine model yearExpected importation date
(dd/mm/yyyy)
QuantityApplicable
statements
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           


Statements (for last column of above table)

In the case of a company (see definition), you must indicate which of the following statements applies to your importation for each row in the table.

  1. Each engine bears the Canadian national emissions mark.
  2. The company is able to produce
    1. the evidence of conformity referred to in section 16 of the Regulations (i.e. the engine is covered by U.S. EPA certificate(s) of conformity, is sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S., and bears the U.S. EPA emission control information label)
    2. the evidence of conformity under paragraph 17(1)(a) of the Regulations (for transition engines that are installed in or on machines sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S.)
  3. The company has submitted the evidence of conformity in accordance with paragraph 17(1)(b) of the Regulations indicating that all engines in this shipment conform to the Regulations (for engines not covered by an EPA certificate, replacement engines, engines covered by an EPA certificate that are not sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S., and transition engines that are installed in or on machines not sold concurrently in Canada and the U.S.).
  4. For incomplete engines: the company has a statement from the manufacturer of the engine that when the engine is completed in accordance with instructions provided by the manufacturer, the engine will conform to the standards and requirements prescribed under the Regulations; and the manufacture of the engine will be completed in accordance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer (if statement 4 is used, then attach the statement from the manufacturer).

In the case of any person who is not a company (see definition) and imports more than five engines in a calendar year, you must indicate which of the following statements applies to your importation for each row in the table.

  1. Each Engine bears
    1. the Canadian national emissions mark,
    2. the emission control information label referred to in paragraph 16(d) showing that the engine conformed to the emission standards of the U.S. EPA in effect at the time of its manufacture,
    3. a label showing that the engine conformed to the emission standards of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in effect at the time of its manufacture, or
    4. the label referred to in section 10.1 showing that the engine conformed to the Regulations at the time of its manufacture (includes transition engines).
  2. I have a statement from the manufacturer or its duly authorized representative that the engine conformed to the standards set out in the Regulations, or to the standards referred to in 19(1)(f)(i)(B)or 19(1)(f)(i)(C), at the time of its manufacture (if statement 6 is used, then attach the statement from the manufacturer or its duly authorized representative).


Explanatory notes (refer to Regulations for more detail)

This form was designed to facilitate the submission of the importation declaration required pursuant to subsection 19(1) of the Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations (Regulations). Under subsection 19(1) of the Regulations, any person importing an engine or machine into Canada must submit, prior to importation, a declaration to the Minister, signed by that person or their duly authorized representative.

Note: This declaration does not apply to gasoline engines or on-road vehicles (e.g. school bus, garbage truck, freight vehicle).

The full text of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Act) can be found on the Environment Canada Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Registry and the full text of the Regulations (and supporting material) can also be found on the CEPA Registry.


Definitions

From section 149 of the Act:

"company" means a person who

  1. is engaged in the business of manufacturing vehicles, engines or equipment in Canada;
  2. is engaged in the business of selling to other persons, for the purpose of resale by those persons, vehicles, engines or equipment obtained directly from a person described in paragraph (a) or the agent of such a person; or
  3. imports any vehicle, engine or equipment into Canada for the purpose of sale.


Importation requirements and documents

From the Regulations:

19. (1) Subject to subsections (1.1) and (2) and for the purposes of paragraph 153(1)(b) of the Act, any person importing an engine into Canada shall, prior to importation, submit a declaration to the Minister, signed by that person or their duly authorized representative, that contains the following information:

  1. the name and street address and, if different, the mailing address of the importer;
  2. in respect of an engine that is not installed in or on a machine, the name of the manufacturer and the make, model and model year of the engine;
  3. in respect of a machine, the name of the manufacturer and the make, model and type of the machine, as well as the name of the manufacturer and the make, model and model year of the engine that is installed in or on the machine;
  4. the expected date of importation;
  5. in the case of a company;
    1. the business number assigned to the company by the Minister of National Revenue, and
    2. a statement that the engine bears the national emissions mark, or that the company is either able to produce the evidence of conformity referred to in section 16 or complies with section 17; and
  6. in the case of a person that is not a company,
    1. a statement from the person that the engine bears
      1. the national emission mark,
      2. the emission control information label referred to in paragraph 16(d) showing that the engine conformed to the emission standards of the EPA in effect at the time of its manufacture, or
      3. a label showing that the engine conformed to the emission standards of the California Air Resources Board in effect at the time of its manufacture, or
      4. the label referred to in section 10.1 showing that the engine conformed to these Regulations at the time of its manufacture, or
    2. a statement from the manufacturer or its duly authorized representative that the engine conformed to the standards set out in these Regulations, or to the standards referred to in clause (i)(B) or (C), at the time of its manufacture.

(1.1) A person that is not a company who imports five engines or less per calendar year is exempt from the obligation of submitting to the Minister the declaration referred to in paragraph (1).

(2) For the purposes of paragraph 153(1)(b) of the Act, any company that imports 50 or more engines into Canada in a calendar year may provide the information referred to in subsection (1) in another form and manner that is satisfactory to the Minister.

21. A company that imports an engine in reliance on subsection 153(2) of the Act shall, before the importation, submit a declaration to the Minister, signed by its duly authorized representative, that contains the information described in paragraphs 19(1)(a) to (d) and subparagraph 19(1)(e)(i) along with

  1. a statement from the manufacturer of the engine that the engine will, when completed in accordance with instructions provided by the manufacturer, conform to the standards and requirements prescribed under these Regulations; and
  2. a statement from the company that the engine will be completed in accordance with the instructions referred to in paragraph (a).
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