View All - 2018 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances SAFEGUARD MEASURES ACTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Safeguard Measures Act, No. 3 of 2018, shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint, by the Order published in the Gazette.2. Application of safeguard measures.3. Constitution of the Committee.4. Serious injury.5. Threat of serious injury.6. Requirement of a written application.7. Information required to be included in the application.8. Withdrawal of application.9. Decision to initiate an investigation where an application is made.10. Director General may initiate an investigation.11. Public notice regarding initiation of an investigation.12. Contents of the notice regarding the investigation.13. Duration of investigation.14. Interested parties to submit evidence.15. Director-General?s power to call for information from certain person.16. Confidential information.17. Written arguments.18. Hearings.19. Public file and access thereto.20. Reliance on information available.21. Application of a provisional safeguard measure.22. Notification with regard to the application of a provisional safeguard measure.23. Duration of a provisional safeguard measure.24. Payment and refund of a provisional safeguard measure.25. Determination of serious injury, threat of serious injury and causation.26. Public notice and notification of determination of serious injury, threat of serious injury and causation.27. General principle on definitive safeguard measure.28. Minister to determine the adoption of definitive safeguard measure.29. Notice recording of application of definitive safeguard measure.30. Form and application of a definitive safeguard measure.31. Non-application of definitive safeguard measure to certain developing countries.32. Quotas as definitive safeguard measure.33. Duration of a definitive safeguard measure.34. Progressive liberalization.35. Review. 36. Extension of a definitive safeguard measure.37. Confidential information not to be disclosed.38. Judicial review.39. Delegation by the Director-General.40. Regulations.41. Interpretation.42. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.