Customs Act 1901

PART XVB - SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES  

Division 1 - Definitions and role of Minister  

SECTION 269TACAA   SAMPLING  

269TACAA(1)  
If:


(a) one of the following applies:


(i) there is an investigation under this Part in relation to whether a dumping duty notice or countervailing duty notice should be published;

(ii) there is a review under Division 5 in relation to the publication of a dumping duty notice or countervailing duty notice;

(iii) there is an inquiry under Division 6A in relation to the continuation of a dumping duty notice or countervailing duty notice; and


(b) the number of exporters from a particular country of export in relation to the investigation, review or inquiry is so large that it is not practicable to examine the exports of all of those exporters;

then the investigation, review or inquiry may be carried out, and findings may be made, on the basis of information obtained from an examination of a selected number of those exporters:


(c) who constitute a statistically valid sample of those exporters; or


(d) who are responsible for the largest volume of exports to Australia that can reasonably be examined.

269TACAA(2)  
If information is submitted by an exporter not initially selected under subsection (1) for the purposes of an investigation, review or inquiry, the investigation, review or inquiry must extend to that exporter unless to so extend it would prevent its timely completion.




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