Canada-US Preclearance Agreement enters into effect

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On August 15, 2019, the Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement (officially known as the Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine and Air Transport Preclearance between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America) entered into effect. The Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement was signed on March 16, 2015.

Global Affairs Canada announced “New Canada-U.S. Preclearance Agreement comes into force, opening the door to enhanced travel and trade“.  The Canada-United States Pre-Clearance Agreement allows for preclearance of goods and people.

Canada had completed all the steps to implement the Canada-United States Pre-Clearance Agreement. On June 17, 2016, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness introduced Bill C-23 “an Act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States” (to be known as the “Preclearance Act 2016″) in the House of Commons. Bill C-23 received Royal Assent on December 12, 2017.

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