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Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping) Bill 2011


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

Summary

Amends Part XVB of the Customs Act 1901 to: provide that the importer of goods which are subject to anti-dumping applications bears the onus of proof to prove that the goods have not been dumped or subsidised for export into Australia; provide a presumption that where dumping and material injury have been proven, the material injury is the result of the dumping; enable new or updated information to be provided at various stages; allow supporting evidence for an application for dumping to be provided 90 days prior; enable preliminary affirmative decisions to be initiated once an investigation is started; allow consultation with industry experts as part of the investigation and review processes; and enable decisions to be referred to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for appeal. Also provides for an independent review of the first two years of the operation of the amended Part.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/03/11  
Second reading moved 02/03/11  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/03/2011): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (22/06/2011)
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