View All - 2018 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances ANTI-DUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ACTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Act, No. 2 of 2018, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint, by Order published in the Gazette.2. General principle.3. Assessment of effects.4. Basis for determining normal value.5. Normal value to be based on export price to a third country.6. Sales not in the ordinary course of trade.7. Calculation of cost for purpose subsection (1) of section 5.8. Determining of cost of production.9. Export price.10. Comparison of normal value and export price.11. Comparison methods.12. Currency conversion.13. Individual dumping margins.14. Requirement of a written application.15. Information.16. Publicizing of the application.17. Withdrawal of an application.18. Decision to initiate.19. Self-initiation.20. Negligible import volumes and de minimis dumping margins.21. Public notice of determination to initiate an investigation.22. Disclosure of application.23. Duration of investigation.24. Customs clearance.25. Confidentiality.26. Reliance on information available.27. Public file and access thereto.28. Proposed schedule for investigation.29. Gathering information.30. Preliminary written arguments.31. Preliminary determination.32. Acceptance of a price undertaking.33. Verification of information.34. Written arguments.35. Hearings.36. Contributions by industrial users and representatives of consumer organizations.37. Essential facts.38. Final determination.39. Imposition of duty and issue of public notice.40. Disclosure. 41. Imposition of provisional measures.42. Amount of provisional duty to be imposed.43. Duration of application of provisional measures.44. Undertakings relating to price undertakings.45. Conditions for acceptance of price undertakings.46. Completion of the investigation.47. Violation of undertakings.48. Imposition and collection of anti-dumping duties.49. Refund of duties paid in excess of the dumping margin.50. Suspension.51. Principle of retroactivity.52. Retroactive application of definitive duties in certain circumstances.53. Definitive collection of provisional duties.54. Termination for insufficient evidence, de minimis dumping margin or negligible volume.55. Public notice of conclusion of an investigation without imposition of measures.56. Duration of an anti-dumping duty.57. Review for change of circumstances.58. Newcomer review.59. Duration and review of undertakings.60. Circumvention of anti-dumping duty.61. Initiation of investigation to determine circumvention.62. Determination of Circumvention.63. Review of circumvention.64. Circumstances in which a countervailing duty may be imposed.65. When may a subsidy be subject to a countervailing duty.66. Specificity and contingency of subsidy.67. Determination of benefit by the grant of a subsidy.68. Establishing the countervailing duty rate.69. Initiation of investigation under this Part of the Act.70. Conduct and conclusion of an investigation under this Part of this Act.71. Price undertakings.72. Consequences of voluntary undertakings under section 71.73. Imposition and collection of countervailing duties etc. under this Part of this Act.74. Termination for insufficient evidence of an investigation under this Part of this Act.75. Consultations.76. Determination of injury.77. Causation.78. Threat of material injury.79. Material retardation.80. Confidential information not to be disclosed.81. Judicial review.82. Constitution of the Inter-Ministerial Committee.83. Delegation by the Director-General.84. Regulations.85. Interpretation.86. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.