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Canadian International Trade Tribunal Procurement Inquiry Regulations

Version of section 10 from 2020-07-01 to 2022-07-25:

  •  (1) The Tribunal may, at any time, order the dismissal of a complaint where

    • (a) after taking into consideration the Act, these Regulations and, as applicable, the Agreement on Government Procurement, the CCFTA, the CPFTA, the CCOFTA, the CPAFTA, the CHFTA, the CKFTA, CETA, the CFTA, CUFTA or the TPP, the Tribunal determines that the complaint has no valid basis;

    • (b) the complaint is not in respect of a procurement by a government institution;

    • (c) the complaint is not filed within the time limits set out in these Regulations or in any rules made pursuant to subsection 39(1) of the Act; or

    • (d) the complainant has failed to file any information required by the Tribunal.

  • (2) The Tribunal shall order the dismissal of a complaint in respect of which a national security exception set out in the Agreement on Government Procurement, the CCFTA, the CPFTA, the CCOFTA, the CPAFTA, the CHFTA, the CKFTA, CETA, the CFTA, CUFTA or the TPP, as applicable, has been properly invoked by the relevant government institution.

  • (3) The national security exception is properly invoked when an assistant deputy minister, or a person of equivalent rank, who is responsible for awarding the designated contract has signed a letter approving that the national security exception be invoked and the letter is dated prior to the day on which the designated contract is awarded.

  • SOR/95-300, s. 8
  • SOR/96-30, s. 7
  • SOR/2000-395, s. 6
  • SOR/2005-207, s. 6
  • SOR/2007-157, s. 6
  • SOR/2010-25, s. 6
  • SOR/2011-135, s. 6
  • SOR/2013-54, s. 6
  • SOR/2014-223, s. 5
  • SOR/2014-303, s. 5
  • SOR/2017-143, s. 9
  • SOR/2017-144, s. 6
  • SOR/2017-181, s. 8
  • SOR/2018-224, s. 6
  • SOR/2019-162, s. 1
  • SOR/2020-66, s. 6
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