Marginal note:Directions re Free Trade Agreement
27 (1) The Governor in Council may, either on the recommendation of the Minister made at the request of the Commission or on the Governor in Council’s own motion, issue directions of general application respecting the manner in which the Commission shall apply or interpret paragraph 3 of Article 2006 of the Agreement.
Marginal note:Effect of directions
(2) A direction issued under subsection (1) is binding on the Commission from the time it comes into force and, unless otherwise provided therein, applies in respect of matters pending before the Commission at that time.
Marginal note:Request of Commission
(3) The Commission may, in order to request the issuance of a direction under subsection (1), suspend the determination of any matter of which it is seised.
Marginal note:Definition of Agreement
(4) In this section, Agreement has the same meaning as in the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act.
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