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Special Import Measures Act

Version of section 39 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-12-11:

Marginal note:Time extended

  •  (1) If, in any investigation respecting the dumping or subsidizing of goods, the Commissioner, before the expiration of the ninety days referred to in subsection 38(1), causes written notice to be given to the persons and the government referred to in paragraph 34(1)(a) that by reason of

    • (a) the complexity or novelty of the issues presented by the investigation,

    • (b) the variety of goods or number of persons involved in the investigation,

    • (c) the difficulty of obtaining satisfactory evidence in the investigation, or

    • (d) any other circumstance specified in the notice that, in the opinion of the Commissioner, makes it unusually difficult for him to decide within those ninety days whether to terminate the investigation with respect to some or all of the goods, proceed in accordance with subsection 38(1) or accept an undertaking or undertakings,

    the decision referred to in paragraph (d) will not be made within those ninety days, the period of ninety days referred to in section 38 is thereupon extended to one hundred and thirty-five days.

  • Marginal note:Notice of time extension

    (2) Where the Commissioner causes notice to be given pursuant to subsection (1), he shall cause a notice to the same effect to be published in the Canada Gazette forthwith.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-15, s. 39
  • 1994, c. 47, s. 186
  • 1999, c. 12, s. 23, c. 17, ss. 183, 184

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