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ACT No. XXIII OF 2011

ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2011

An Act to amend the Anti-Dumping Duties Ordinance, 2000

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 20th December, 2011]

No. F. 22(29)/2008-Legis.—The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 15th December, 2011, and is hereby published for general information:—

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Anti-Dumping Duties Ordinance, 2000 (LXV of 2000), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

1.  Short title, and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the Anti-Dumping Duties (Amendment) Act, 2011.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

2.  Amendment of Section 64, Ordinance LXV of 2000.—In the Anti-Dumping Duties Ordinance, 2000 (LXV of 2000), in Section 64,—

(a)        For sub-section (1), the following shall be substituted, namely:—

            "(1)      The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette,—

                        (a)        establish an Appellate Tribunal consisting of three persons, one of such persons being a retired judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, who shall also be its Chairman and two persons of known integrity having experience and expertise in the fields of economics, international trade related issues and matters related to customs law and practice; or

                        (b)        designate an existing Tribunal to be the Appellate Tribunal for the purposes of this Ordinance.

                                    Explanations.—For the purpose of sub-section (1), the expression "existing Tribunal" means any Tribunal established by the Federal Government under any law for the time being in force."; and

(b)        sub-section (3), shall be omitted.