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Cultural Property Export Regulations

Version of section 12 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-06-16:

  •  (1) A permit officer shall issue an export permit under paragraph 6(c) of the Act where the applicant for the permit certifies and establishes to that officer’s satisfaction that the object is to be removed from Canada for any of the following purposes:

    • (a) appraisal;

    • (b) authentication;

    • (c) conservation;

    • (d) exhibition;

    • (e) on loan;

    • (f) processing;

    • (g) research;

    • (h) restoration or repair; or

    • (i) as personal effects.

  • (2) The length of time for which an object may be removed from Canada under an export permit issued pursuant to paragraph 6(c) of the Act shall be for a period not exceeding five years.

  • (3) A person who applies for an export permit to export an object under paragraph 6(c) of the Act shall include in his application for the permit a written undertaking that he will return the object for which the permit was issued to Canada within the time prescribed in the permit.

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