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A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975, and for related purposes
Administered by: Industry and Science
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Registered 02 Mar 2015
Introduced HR 26 Feb 2015
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2013‑2014‑2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Amendment Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(Industry and Science)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Act 1975, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Act 1975                                                               3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Act 1975, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Amendment Act 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Act 1975

1  Paragraph 8(5BAAA)(c)

Omit “the country in relation to which the subsidy has been provided has not complied with Article 25 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures for the compliance period”, substitute “the government of the country in relation to which the subsidy has been provided has not submitted notification of its subsidies, as mentioned in paragraph 1 of Article 25 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, at least once in the compliance period”.

2  Subsection 8(5C)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

3  Subsection 8(8)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

4  After subsection 8(8)

Insert:

          (8A)  An instrument of exemption under subsection (7) takes effect on the day specified in the instrument. That day may be earlier or later than the day the instrument is made but, if the exemption is given because of an application for exemption, must not be earlier than the day the application is made.

5  Subsection 9(5B)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

6  Subsection 9(8)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

7  At the end of section 9

Add:

             (9)  An instrument of exemption under subsection (7) takes effect on the day specified in the instrument. That day may be earlier or later than the day the instrument is made but, if the exemption is given because of an application for exemption, must not be earlier than the day the application is made.

8  Paragraph 10(3CA)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the government of the country in relation to which the countervailable subsidy has been provided has not submitted notification of its subsidies, as mentioned in paragraph 1 of Article 25 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, at least once in the compliance period;

9  Paragraph 10(3DA)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the government of the country in relation to which the countervailable subsidy has been provided has not submitted notification of its subsidies, as mentioned in paragraph 1 of Article 25 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, at least once in the compliance period;

10  Subsection 10(5B)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

11  Subsection 10(9)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

12  After subsection 10(9)

Insert:

          (9A)  An instrument of exemption under subsection (8) takes effect on the day specified in the instrument. That day may be earlier or later than the day the instrument is made but, if the exemption is given because of an application for exemption, must not be earlier than the day the application is made.

13  Paragraph 11(5A)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the government of the country in relation to which the countervailable subsidy has been provided has not submitted notification of its subsidies, as mentioned in paragraph 1 of Article 25 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, at least once in the compliance period;

14  Subsection 11(6)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

15  Subsections 11(8) and (9)

Omit “duties”, substitute “duty or”.

16  Subsection 11(9)

Omit “in the Gazette”, substitute “on the Anti‑Dumping Commission’s website”.

17  At the end of section 11

Add:

           (10)  An instrument of exemption under subsection (8) takes effect on the day specified in the instrument. That day may be earlier or later than the day the instrument is made but, if the exemption is given because of an application for exemption, must not be earlier than the day the application is made.

18  Application provisions

(1)       The amendments made by items 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 13 and 14 apply in relation to notices signed on or after the commencement of those items.

(2)       The amendments made by items 3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 12, 16 and 17 apply in relation to instruments of exemption made on or after the commencement of those items.