Bs. As., 10/11/95
VISTO Issue No. 020-001904/95 of the Register of MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES, and
That Act No. 24.425 adopted the Final Act incorporating the Results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations; Decisions, Declarations and Ministerial Understandings and the MARRAKECH Agreement.
That Act No. 24.176 adopted the Agreement on the Application of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the Agreement on the Interpretation and Application of Articles VI, XVI and XXIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, signed at GINEBRA on 12 April 1979.
That Act No. 24,425 amended the Agreement on the Application of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, adopted by Act No. 24,176.
That Act No. 24,425 also adopted the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
That Law No. 24.176 specifically established that its application was the responsibility of the Minister of Economy and Public Works and Services.
That Law No. 24.425 says nothing about it.
Notwithstanding the competence to know in the matter, conferred on the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWORKS AND SERVICES PUBLICS by article 19, paragraph 16, of the Law of Ministries (T.O. 1992), it is appropriate to appoint the Minister of Economy and Public Works and Services as the authority for the application of anti-dumping and anti-subsidymicide regimes contained in Act No. 24,425.
It is also appropriate to provide that until such time as the specific regulations are issued, the rules of Decree No. 2121 of 30 November 1994 of Decree No. 766 of 12 May 1994 and Decree No. 106 of 24 January 1995 shall apply as long as they are compatible and do not oppose the provisions of Act No. 24,425.
That the Permanent Legal Service of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWORKS AND SERVICES PUBLICOS has taken due intervention, considering that the proposed measure is legally feasible.
That the present is given in the use of the powers conferred by article 99, paragraph 2, of the NATIONAL CONSTITUTION.
THE PRESIDENT OF THE ARGENTINA NATION
RIGHT:Article 1 . Disclaim as an enforcement authority for anti-dumping and anti-subsidy regimes, the Minister of Economics and Works and Public Services, who may delegate to an agency of his unit that meets the coordination and administrative hierarchy needs not less than the National Directorate, the functions agreed to by this decree, except that of issuing resolutions establishing anti-dumping or countervailing duties, whether porvisional or final. Art. 2o . Disposal the provisional application, pending the issuance of the specific regulations, of Decree No. 2121 of 30 November 1994, of Decree No. 766 of 12 May 1994 and Decree No. 106 of 24 January 1995, as soon as they are compatible and do not oppose the provisions of Act No. 24,425. Art. 3o . Communicate, publish, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archvese. . MENEM. . Eduardo Bauzá. . Domingo F. Cavallo. . José A. Caro Figueroa.