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Old December 14th, 2008, 08:26   #34
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Originally Posted by TokyoSeven View Post
When it comes to border services and inspection, anything that resembles a firearm can and will be confiscated under the Tariff 9898.00 of the Canadian customs Tariff schedual, if the inspecting agent see's fit to do so. While some agents do not consider such futuristic items to be any known firearm and simply let them pass, many agents do adhere to the Tarriff to the letter and will confiscate anything that resembles anything that resembles a firearm regardless if it can or cannot be made to fire a real round.
Actually, replica firearm within s. 84(2) of the Code is interpreted as resembling specific models of firearm, not as generically firearm. Whenever CBSA interprets otherwise, it's a mistake, not that the CBSA will acknowledge that easily.
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