Self-identifying controlled goods: Guide to the schedule to the Defence Production Act

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This document was created to provide Controlled Goods Program clients and registrants with a detailed list of the items that are controlled goods, as identified in the schedule to the Defence Production Act and governed by the Controlled Goods Regulations. This guide is intended to assist program clients with their identification as to whether or not an item is a controlled good that is identified in the schedule to the Defence Production Act.

Subsection 3(g) of the Controlled Goods Regulations requires that clients provide a description of the controlled goods that they intend to examine, possess or transfer. This requirement still holds, and the onus remains with clients to identify whether or not an item is either:

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The Export Control List refers to A Guide to Canada's Export Controls, which contains a detailed listing of the items controlled for export. Clients should refer to this document to self-identify their goods to the greatest detail possible (that is, to the most detailed item number).

With this information in hand, clients can then use this guide to self-identify if the items they intend to examine, possess or transfer are controlled goods. After self-identifying their goods, clients may contact the Controlled Goods Program for additional verification.

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