Special Import Measures Act
Marginal note:Governor in Council may impose countervailing duty by order
7 (1) The Governor in Council may order an investigation to determine the amount of subsidy on any subsidized goods that are the product of a country specified in the order, and where
(a) the Commissioner has, by means of the investigation, determined that amount, and
(b) the Committee has authorized Canada to impose countervailing duties on the subsidized goods,
the Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, by order impose a countervailing duty on any subsidized goods that are the product of that country and that are of the same description as the goods in respect of which the Commissioner has determined the amount of subsidy and, where a countervailing duty is so imposed, there shall, subject to subsection (2), be levied, collected and paid on all such subsidized goods imported into Canada a countervailing duty in the amount specified in the order in respect of the goods.
Marginal note:Duty not to exceed amount of subsidy
(2) Where subsidized goods on which a countervailing duty has been imposed pursuant to subsection (1) are imported into Canada and the amount of subsidy on the imported goods is less than the amount of the duty so imposed, there shall be levied, collected and paid on the goods pursuant to this section a countervailing duty only in the amount of subsidy on the goods.
- R.S., 1985, c. S-15, s. 7
- 1994, c. 47, ss. 147, 185
- 1999, c. 17, s. 183
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