Cabinet Order on Retaliatory Duty, etc.
(Public notice of imposing retaliatory duty, etc.)
Article 1.In cases where a decision has been made to take a measure prescribed in paragraph (1) or (2) of Article 6 of the Customs Tariff Act (hereinafter referred to as “retaliatory duty, etc.”) or to alter or abolish retaliatory duty, etc. (hereinafter referred to as “measure pertaining to retaliatory duty, etc.”), the Minister of Finance shall promptly give, in the official gazette, a public notice of such decision and the following matters:
(i)the name of a country (including any territory which is part of that country) covered by the measure pertaining to such retaliatory duty, etc.;
(ii)the descriptions, brands, types and characteristics of the goods covered by the measure pertaining to such retaliatory duty, etc.;
(iii)the details of the measure pertaining to such retaliatory duty, etc. (excluding the matters set forth in the preceding two items);
(iv)the reason for taking the measure pertaining to such retaliatory duty, etc.;
(v)any other relevant matters.
(Referral, etc. to the Council on Customs, Tariff, Foreign Exchange and other Transactions)
Article 2.The Minister of Finance shall, if it is found necessary to take the measure pertaining to retaliatory duty, etc., promptly refer the matter to the Council on Customs, Tariff, Foreign Exchange and other Transactions; provided, however, that this does not apply to the case where it is found necessary to take the measure pertaining to retaliatory duty, etc. immediately.
(2)In the case where the measure pertaining to retaliatory duty, etc. has been taken pursuant to the provision of the proviso to the preceding paragraph, the Minister of Finance shall promptly report the details of such measure to the Council on Customs, Tariff, Foreign Exchange and other Transactions.