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Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.))

Act current to 2020-01-16 and last amended on 2019-06-21. Previous Versions

Inquiries and Reviews (continued)

References and Mid-Term Reviews (continued)

Definition of principal cause

  •  (1) In this section, principal cause means, in respect of a serious injury or threat of a serious injury, an important cause that is no less important than any other cause of the serious injury or threat.

  • Marginal note:Emergency measures — Jordan

    (2) The Tribunal shall inquire into and report to the Governor in Council on the question whether goods that are entitled to the benefit of the Jordan Tariff are, as a result of that entitlement, being imported in such increased quantities, in absolute terms, and under such conditions as to alone constitute a principal cause of serious injury, or threat of serious injury, to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, if the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, refers the question to it for inquiry and report.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (3) The Tribunal shall conduct an inquiry under subsection (2) and prepare its report in accordance with the terms of reference established by the Governor in Council or the Minister, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (4) The Minister shall cause a copy of each report submitted to the Governor in Council or the Minister to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the report is so submitted.

  • Marginal note:Notice of report

    (5) The Tribunal shall cause notice of the submission of a report to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • 2012, c. 18, s. 17

Definition of principal cause

  •  (1) In this section, principal cause means, in respect of a serious injury or threat of a serious injury, an important cause that is no less important than any other cause of the serious injury or threat.

  • Marginal note:Emergency measures  — Honduras

    (2) The Tribunal shall inquire into and report to the Governor in Council on the question whether goods that are entitled to the benefit of the Honduras Tariff are, as a result of that entitlement, being imported in such increased quantities, in absolute terms or relative to the domestic production of like or directly competitive goods, and under such conditions as to constitute a principal cause of serious injury, or threat of serious injury, to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, if the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, refers the question to it for inquiry and report.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (3) The Tribunal shall conduct an inquiry under subsection (2) and prepare its report in accordance with the terms of reference established by the Governor in Council or the Minister, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (4) The Minister shall cause a copy of each report submitted to the Governor in Council or the Minister to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the report is so submitted.

  • Marginal note:Notice of report

    (5) The Tribunal shall cause notice of the submission of a report to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • 2014, c. 14, s. 32

Definition of principal cause

  •  (1) In this section, principal cause means, in respect of a serious injury or threat of a serious injury, an important cause that is no less important than any other cause of the serious injury or threat.

  • Marginal note:Emergency measures — Korea

    (2) The Tribunal shall inquire into and report to the Governor in Council on the question whether goods that are entitled to the benefit of the Korea Tariff are, as a result of that entitlement, being imported in such increased quantities, in absolute terms, and under such conditions as to alone constitute a principal cause of serious injury, or threat of serious injury, to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, if the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, refers the question to it for inquiry and report.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (3) The Tribunal shall conduct an inquiry under subsection (2) and prepare its report in accordance with the terms of reference established by the Governor in Council or the Minister, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (4) The Minister shall cause a copy of each report submitted to the Governor in Council or the Minister to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the report is so submitted.

  • Marginal note:Notice of report

    (5) The Tribunal shall cause notice of the submission of a report to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • 2014, c. 28, s. 34

Marginal note:Definition of principal cause

  •  (1) In this section, principal cause means, in respect of a serious injury or threat of a serious injury, an important cause that is no less important than any other cause of the serious injury or threat.

  • Marginal note:Emergency measures — Ukraine

    (2) The Tribunal shall inquire into and report to the Governor in Council on the question whether goods that are entitled to the benefit of the Ukraine Tariff are, as a result of that entitlement, being imported in such increased quantities, in absolute terms or relative to the domestic production of like or directly competitive goods, and under such conditions as to constitute a principal cause of serious injury, or threat of serious injury, to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, if the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, refers the question to it for inquiry and report.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (3) The Tribunal shall conduct an inquiry under subsection (2) and prepare its report in accordance with the terms of reference established by the Governor in Council or the Minister, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (4) The Minister shall cause a copy of each report submitted to the Governor in Council or the Minister to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the report is so submitted.

  • Marginal note:Notice of report

    (5) The Tribunal shall cause notice of the submission of a report to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • 2017, c. 8, s. 28

Marginal note:Definition of principal cause

  •  (1) In this section, principal cause means, in respect of a serious injury or threat of a serious injury, an important cause that is no less important than any other cause of the serious injury or threat.

  • Marginal note:Emergency measures — CPTPP country

    (2) The Tribunal shall inquire into and report to the Governor in Council on the question whether goods of a CPTPP country, alone or together with the imported goods of other CPTPP countries, that are entitled to the benefit of a CPTPP tariff are, as a result of that entitlement, being imported in such increased quantities, in absolute terms or relative to domestic production of like or directly competitive goods, and under such conditions as to constitute a principal cause of serious injury, or threat of serious injury, to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, if the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, refers the question to it for an inquiry and report.

  • Marginal note:Terms of reference

    (3) The Tribunal shall conduct an inquiry under subsection (2) and prepare its report in accordance with the terms of reference established by the Governor in Council or the Minister, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (4) The Minister shall cause a copy of each report submitted to the Governor in Council or the Minister to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the report is so submitted.

  • Marginal note:Notice of report

    (5) The Tribunal shall cause notice of the submission of a report to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • 2018, c. 23, s. 33

Marginal note:Mid-term review

  •  (1) If an order made under subsection 55(1), section 60 or subsection 63(1) of the Customs Tariff or subsection 5(3), (3.2) or (4.1) of the Export and Import Permits Act specifies that it remains in effect for a period of more than three years, the Tribunal shall, before the mid-point of the period,

    • (a) review developments since the order was made respecting the goods that are subject to the order and like or directly competitive goods produced by domestic producers;

    • (b) in light of the review, prepare a report on the developments and provide advice on whether the order should remain in effect, be repealed or be amended; and

    • (c) submit a copy of the report to the Governor in Council and the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Notice of report

    (2) Where the Tribunal has prepared a report on a review pursuant to subsection (1), it shall cause notice of the report

  • 1994, c. 47, s. 32
  • 1996, c. 33, s. 18
  • 1997, c. 14, s. 21, c. 36, s. 194
 
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