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Export and Import Permits Act

Version of section 4.2 from 2013-04-01 to 2020-06-30:

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) In section 5,

    contribute importantly

    contribute importantly, in respect of goods imported from a NAFTA country or from Chile, means to be an important cause, but not necessarily the most important cause; (contribuer de manière importante)

    principal cause

    principal cause means an important cause that is no less important than any other cause; (cause principale)

    serious injury

    serious injury means, in relation to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, a significant overall impairment in the position of the domestic producers; (dommage grave)


    surge, in respect of goods imported from a NAFTA country or from Chile, has the meaning given that word by Article 805 of NAFTA or Article F-05 of CCFTA, as the case may be; (augmentation subite)

    threat of serious injury

    threat of serious injury means serious injury that, on the basis of facts, and not merely of allegation, conjecture or remote possibility, is clearly imminent. (menace de dommage grave)

  • Marginal note:Application of definition in regulations

    (2) Any regulations made under paragraph 40(b) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act defining “like or directly competitive goods” apply for the purposes of sections 5 and 5.4.

  • 1994, c. 47, s. 102
  • 1996, c. 33, s. 58
  • 1997, c. 14, s. 71
  • 2002, c. 19, s. 12
  • 2009, c. 16, s. 53
  • 2010, c. 4, s. 45
  • 2012, c. 26, s. 52

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