NOTIFICATION of Laws and Regulations UNDER
ARTICLES 18.5 and 32.6 OF THE AGREEMENT
The following communication, dated 3 November 2020, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of Turkey.
Pursuant to Article 18.5 of the Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 and Article 32.6 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, Turkey hereby notifies that the following paragraph has been added to the Decree on the Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports after paragraph 2 of Article 9. This amendment was published in the Official Gazette dated 22/10/2020 and entered into force.
"The measures in force on the import of a product for which a safeguard measure is applied in accordance with the Legislation on Safeguard Measures in Imports may partially or wholly be suspended or form of measures may be amended, for a time limited to the period during which safeguard measure remains in force, by a decision of the Board and approval of the Ministry. Decisions to be taken under this provision should be applicable prospectively from the date of their entry into force and refund of amounts collected prior to that date should not be requested."