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CUSTOMS NOTICE

February 11, 1988

SUBJECT:
ADMINISTRATION OF CODE 9956

This is to provide further clarification of Customs guidelines with regard to the interpretation of the terms "degradation" and "dehumanization", as they are applied in the administration of Code 9956 of Schedule VII or the Customs Tariff. The following examples from court jurisprudence are provided to assist Customs officials and the public in their understanding of how these terms may be defined in the context of applying the provisions of Code 9956:

Further details or clarification may be obtained from the Manager, Prohibited Importations Unit, Ottawa, telephone (613) 954-7048.


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