BIMCO Canadian Advance Cargo Notification Clause for Liner Bills of Lading 2015
(a) As between the Carrier and the Shipper, the Carrier shall be deemed to be the Conveyance Operating Carrier for the purposes of the Canada Customs Act and any relevant regulations, memorandums or notices issued by the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”).
(b) Subject to sub-clause (c) below, the Carrier will be responsible for obtaining a Marine Carrier Code (Bonded or Non-Bonded) as may be required and for providing the CBSA with the Advance Commercial Information by Electronic Data Interchange or otherwise on a timely basis.
(c) The Shipper shall provide the Carrier with all information necessary for the timely and accurate submission of Advance Commercial Information to the CBSA.
(d) Each party shall indemnify the other party for any and all fines, penalties, expenses, loss, damage, delay or any other claim, including attorney’s fees, arising from its failure to comply with this clause.
(e) For the avoidance of doubt, nothing contained in this clause is intended to vary any other provision of this bill of lading as to responsibility for cargo and identity of carrier.