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Special Import Measures Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. S-15)

Act current to 2023-11-14 and last amended on 2022-06-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Application

  •  (1) Any interested person may submit an application to the President for a scope ruling with respect to any goods.

  • Marginal note:Application review period

    (2) The President shall, within 30 days after the day on which he or she receives the application, determine if it should be rejected or if a scope proceeding should be initiated.

  • Marginal note:Extension of review period

    (3) The President may extend the period set out in subsection (2) to 45 days.

  • Marginal note:Prescribed criteria

    (4) The President shall reject the application if any criteria prescribing the rejection of an application apply.

  • Marginal note:Prescribed circumstances

    (5) The President may reject an application in the prescribed circumstances.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (6) The President shall provide written notice to the applicant if their application is rejected under subsection (4) or (5) and give reasons for the rejection.

  • Marginal note:Incomplete application

    (7) If an application is incomplete, the notice referred to in subsection (6) must identify the deficiencies in the application.

  • Marginal note:Initiation of scope proceeding

    (8) If the President does not reject the application under subsection (4) or (5), the President shall initiate a scope proceeding with respect to the goods that are the subject of the application.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-15, s. 63
  • R.S., 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), s. 52
  • 2017, c. 20, s. 89

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