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Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 (S.C. 2017, c. 20)

Assented to 2017-06-22

 Section 3 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

  • Marginal note:Duties — circumvention

    (1.1) A duty shall be levied, collected and paid on all dumped and subsidized goods imported into Canada in respect of which the Tribunal has made an order — amending an order or finding, before the release of the goods — to the effect that the importation of goods of the same description constitutes circumvention, as follows:

    • (a) in the case of dumped goods, an anti-dumping duty in an amount that is equal to the margin of dumping of the imported goods; and

    • (b) in the case of subsidized goods, a countervailing duty in an amount that is equal to the amount of subsidy on the imported goods.

  • Marginal note:Duties — circumvention investigation

    (1.2) A duty shall be levied, collected and paid on all dumped and subsidized goods imported into Canada, after the initiation of an anti-circumvention investigation under section 72, in respect of which the Tribunal has made an order — amending an order or finding after the release of the goods — to the effect that the importation of goods of the same description constitutes circumvention, as follows:

    • (a) in the case of dumped goods, an anti-dumping duty in an amount that is equal to the margin of dumping of the imported goods; and

    • (b) in the case of subsidized goods, a countervailing duty in an amount that is equal to the amount of subsidy on the imported goods.

 Paragraph 6(c) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (c) in respect of which the President has made a specification under clause 41(1)(b)(ii)(C),

 The portion of subsection 9.2(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Duty ceases if final determination set aside by court
  • 9.2 (1) If duty is leviable, collectable and payable (in this section referred to as “payable”) under this Act under an order or finding of the Tribunal on goods imported into Canada, and proceedings are commenced in the Federal Court of Appeal by an application under section 96.1 to review and set aside the final determination of the President under paragraph 41(1)(b) on which the order or finding is based, duty continues, despite any order or decision that may be made or given in the course of the proceedings, to be so payable under the order or finding on imported goods of the same description as those goods during the course of the proceedings and after they are finally disposed of, unless the final disposition of the proceedings results in the final determination being set aside or being set aside in relation to particular goods, or the President recommencing the investigation and terminating it under paragraph 41(1)(a), in which case

 The portion of subsection 9.21(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Duty ceases if investigation terminated after review
  • 9.21 (1) If duty is leviable, collectable and payable (in this section referred to as “payable”) under this Act under an order or finding of the Tribunal on goods of a NAFTA country imported into Canada, and a review is requested under Part I.1 of the final determination of the President under paragraph 41(1)(b) on which the order or finding is based, duty continues, despite any order or decision that may be made or given in the course of proceedings under that Part, to be so payable under the order or finding on imported goods of the same description as those goods during the course of the proceedings and after they are finally disposed of, unless the final disposition of the proceedings results in the President recommencing the investigation and terminating it under paragraph 41(1)(a), in which case

 The portion of section 9.3 of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Duty ceases if investigation terminated after review

9.3 If duty is leviable, collectable and payable (in this section referred to as “payable”) under this Act under an order or finding of the Tribunal on goods of the United States imported into Canada, and a review is requested under Part II of the final determination of the President under paragraph 41(1)(b) on which the order or finding is based, duty continues, despite any order or decision that may be made or given in the course of proceedings under that Part, to be so payable under the order or finding on imported goods of the same description as those goods during the course of the proceedings and after they are finally disposed of, unless the final disposition of the proceedings results in the President recommencing the investigation and terminating it under paragraph 41(1)(a), in which case

  •  (1) The portion of subsection 13.2(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Request for review
    • 13.2 (1) An exporter to Canada or producer of any goods to which an order or finding referred to in subsection 3(1) applies may request that the President review the normal value, export price or amount of subsidy in relation to those goods if the exporter or producer

  • (2) Subsections 13.2(2) and (3) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Request for review

      (1.1) An exporter to Canada of any goods to which an order or finding referred to in subsection 3(1.1) or (1.2) applies may request that the President review the normal value, export price or amount of subsidy in relation to those goods if the exporter has not been requested to provide information in relation to those goods, or in relation to any goods that are of the same description as those goods for the purposes of this Act, for the purposes of determining their normal value, export price or amount of subsidy.

    • Marginal note:Form of request

      (2) A request under subsection (1) or (1.1) shall be made in the prescribed manner and form and shall contain the prescribed information.

    • Marginal note:Review

      (3) If the President receives a request under subsection (1), the President shall initiate a review, on an expedited basis, of the normal value, export price or amount of subsidy, as the case may be, and shall, on completion of the review, either confirm or amend the value, price or amount.

    • Marginal note:Review

      (3.1) If the President receives a request under subsection (1.1), the President shall initiate a review of the normal value, export price or amount of subsidy in respect of goods to which an order or finding referred to in subsection 3(1.1) or (1.2) applies, as the case may be.

  •  (1) Subsection 16(2) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (a), by adding “and” at the end of paragraph (b) and by adding the following after paragraph (b):

    • (c) any sale of like goods for use in the country of export by the exporter to a purchaser if, in the opinion of the President, a particular market situation exists which does not permit a proper comparison with the sale of the goods to the importer in Canada.

  • (2) Section 16 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

    • Marginal note:Paragraph (2)(c)

      (2.1) For the purposes of paragraph (2)(c), a particular market situation may be found to exist in respect of any goods of a particular exporter or of a particular country, as is appropriate in the circumstances.

 Section 30.1 of the Act is repealed.

 The portion of subsection 35(1) of the Act before paragraph (b) is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Termination of investigation or inquiry
  • 35 (1) The President shall act under subsection (2) and the Tribunal shall act under subsection (3) if, at any time before the President makes a preliminary determination under subsection 38(1) in respect of goods that are the subject of the investigation,

    • (a) the President is satisfied in respect of some or all of those goods that the actual and potential volume of goods of a country or countries is negligible; or

 Subsection 38(1.1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Insignificant margin or amount

    (1.1) The President may in making a preliminary determination under subsection (1), using the information available to him or her at that time, make the determination that the margin of dumping of, or the amount of subsidy on, any goods of a particular exporter is insignificant.

 Subsections 41(1) and (2) of the Act are replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Final determination or termination
  • 41 (1) Within 90 days after making a preliminary determination under subsection 38(1), the President shall

    • (a) terminate the investigation in respect of any goods of a particular exporter if, on the available evidence, the President is satisfied that there has been no dumping or subsidizing of the goods or that the margin of dumping of, or amount of subsidy on, those goods is insignificant; and

    • (b) make a final determination of dumping or subsidizing in respect of the goods that are the subject of the investigation and for which the investigation has not been terminated under paragraph (a) if, on the available evidence, the President is satisfied that there has been dumping or subsidizing and the President shall specify, in relation to each exporter of goods in respect of which the investigation is made, as follows:

      • (i) in the case of dumped goods, the goods to which the determination applies and the margin of dumping of the goods, and

      • (ii) in the case of subsidized goods,

        • (A) the goods to which the determination applies,

        • (B) the amount of subsidy on the goods, and

        • (C) subject to subsection (2), if the whole or any part of the subsidy on the goods is a prohibited subsidy, the amount of the prohibited subsidy on the goods.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) The President shall not specify anything under clause (1)(b)(ii)(C) if the President is of the opinion that, having regard to the country that is providing the export subsidy, the nature of the goods and the circumstances under which the export subsidy is provided, provision of the export subsidy in relation to those goods is not inconsistent with that country’s obligations under the international agreement known as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, 1994.

 
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