Australian Parliament Approves Anti-Dumping Reform Bills

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 6:33 PM EST) -- The Australian Parliament has passed legislation strengthening laws to better protect domestic businesses from underpriced imports in what is being touted as the biggest reform to the country's anti-dumping system in a decade, officials said Tuesday.

Parliament passed the second, third and fourth tranches of the government's anti-dumping overhaul announced in June 2011. The legislation amends Customs Act 1901 and the Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975, Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare said in a statement.

"These reforms have been made in consultation with Australian industry and...
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