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Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act

Version of section 20 from 2020-07-01 to 2022-11-16:

Marginal note:Definition of principal cause

  •  (1) In this section and in section 20.01, principal cause means, in respect of a serious injury or threat thereof, an important cause that is no less important than any other cause of the serious injury or threat.

  • Marginal note:Inquiry into injury matters

    (2) The Tribunal shall inquire into and report to the Governor in Council on any matter — that the Governor in Council refers to the Tribunal for inquiry — in relation to

    • (a) the importation of goods into Canada in such increased quantities and under such conditions as to be a principal cause of serious injury or threat thereof to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, or

    • (b) the provision, by persons normally resident outside Canada, of services in Canada that may cause or threaten injury to, or that may retard, the provision of any services in Canada by persons normally resident in Canada.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), s. 20
  • 1994, c. 47, ss. 33, 46(F)
  • 2020, c. 1, s. 141
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