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Version of section 71.6 from 2019-01-01 to 2021-06-03:


Marginal note:Order by Governor in Council

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), if at any time it appears to the satisfaction of the Governor in Council, as a result of an inquiry made by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal under subsection 19.018(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act or further to a complaint filed under subsection 23(1.094) of that Act, that goods that are entitled to the Jordan Tariff are, as a result of that entitlement, being imported in such increased quantities in absolute terms and under such conditions as to alone constitute a principal cause of serious injury, or a threat of serious injury, to domestic producers of like or directly competitive goods, the Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, by order

    • (a) suspend, during the period that the order is in effect, any reduction of the rate of customs duty with respect to those goods that would otherwise be made after that time by virtue of section 52.4;

    • (b) in respect of goods on which a customs duty is imposed on a seasonal basis, make those goods subject to a temporary duty, in addition to any other duty specified in this Act or in any other Act of Parliament relating to customs, at a rate set out in the order, but that rate, when added to the rate of customs duty set out in the List of Tariff Provisions that is in effect in respect of those goods at that time, may not exceed the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate of customs duty that was in effect in respect of those goods immediately before the coming into force of this subsection; and

    • (c) in respect of goods other than goods referred to in paragraph (b), make those goods subject to a temporary duty, in addition to any other duty specified in this Act or in any other Act of Parliament relating to customs, at a rate set out in the order, but that rate, when added to the rate of customs duty specified in the Jordan Tariff that is in effect in respect of those goods at that time, may not exceed the lesser of

      • (i) the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate of customs duty that is in effect in respect of those goods immediately before the coming into force of this subsection, and

      • (ii) the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate of customs duty that was in effect in respect of those goods at the time the order is made.

  • Marginal note:Terms and conditions

    (2) An order under subsection (1)

    • (a) may not be made more than twice during the period beginning on the coming into force of this subsection and ending on the date that is 10 years after the coming into force of this subsection in respect of goods of a particular kind and, if made during that period, remains in effect for the period, not exceeding three years, specified in the order; and

    • (b) may be made after the date that is 10 years after the coming into force of this subsection only if it is based on an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Jordan relating to the application of subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Application of measures a second time

    (3) A measure referred to in an order made under subsection (1) may be applied a second time if the period that has elapsed since the initial application of the measure ended is equal to at least two years.

  • Marginal note:Rate of duty when order ceases to have effect

    (4) If an order made under subsection (1) ceases to have effect in a particular calendar year, the rate of customs duty applicable to the goods after the order ceases to have effect is the rate of customs duty that is applicable in accordance with section 52.4.

  • Marginal note:Definition of principal cause

    (5) In this section, principal cause means, in respect of a serious injury or threat of serious injury, an important cause that is not less important than any other cause of the serious injury or threat.

  • Marginal note:Reference to customs duty in effect

    (6) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), the Most-Favoured Nation Tariff rate of customs duty in effect in respect of a fresh fruit or vegetable is,

    • (a) in respect of a fresh vegetable, the rate of customs duty applicable to that vegetable set out in the applicable tariff item referred to in Supplementary Note 2(b) in Chapter 7 of the List of Tariff Provisions; and

    • (b) in respect of a fresh fruit, the rate of customs duty applicable to that fruit set out in the applicable tariff item referred to in Supplementary Note 3(b) in Chapter 8 of the List of Tariff Provisions.

  • 2012, c. 18, s. 37
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 77
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