Administrative Monetary Penalty System
Licensee of a sufferance warehouse allowed a person other than the licensee, an employee of the licensee or an employee of a carrier engaged in the delivery of goods to or the removal of goods from the sufferance warehouse, to enter where goods are stored, without the written authorization or the attendance of an officer.
|3rd and subsequent||$4,000|
- Penalty basis
- Per instance
- Retention period
- 12 months
Non-compliance occurs when a person, other than the licensee or his employees or an employee of a carrier engaged in the delivery or the removal of goods from the sufferance warehouse, enters any place where goods are stored.
For example, during a warehouse check, an unauthorized person is seen opening a parcel.
A penalty will apply when unauthorized persons are allowed access without written authorization or the attendance of an officer.
Applied for each occurrence and not based on the number of persons allowed access without proper authorization.
For unauthorized person found in a customs bonded warehouse, see C198.
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