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Download as PDF 27228 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 10, 2006 / Notices This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with section 351.305 of the Department’s regulations. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: May 3, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 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Tentative Agenda: Review of export data, report on conditions in the export market; update on FTA’s; export expansion activities; U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s ‘‘Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism’’ Initiative, and other business. The meeting will be open to the public with a limited number of seats available. For further information call Rachel Anne Alarid at (202) 482-5154. Dated: May 4, 2006. James C. Leonard III, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. E6–7133 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:59 May 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of First Request for Panel Review. AGENCY: SUMMARY: On May 1, 2006, Corn Products International, Inc. And Casco, Inc./Canada Starch Operating Company, Inc; filed a First Request for Panel Review with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel review was requested of the final dumping and countervailing duty determinations made by the Canada Border Services Agency, respecting Unprocessed Grain Corn, excluding Seed Corn (for Reproductive Purposes), Sweet Corn, and Popping Corn, Originating in or Exported from the United States of America. Second and third requests were received on May 1, 2006 from Maple Leaf Foods Inc. and its Affiliates; and Commercial Alcohols Inc. This determination was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, (Vol. 140, No. 13, pp. 673) on April 1, 2006. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number CDA–USA–2006–1904–01 to this request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free-Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) establishes a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). A first Request for Panel Review was filed with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the Agreement, on May 1, 2006, requesting panel review of the final determination described above. The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is May 31, 2006); (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is June 15, 2006); and (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review and the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: May 4, 2006. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel 
Reviews; Request for Panel Review

AGENCY: NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of First Request for Panel Review.

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SUMMARY: On May 1, 2006, Corn Products International, Inc. And Casco, 
Inc./Canada Starch Operating Company, Inc; filed a First Request for 
Panel Review with the Canadian Section of the NAFTA Secretariat 
pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. 
Panel review was requested of the final dumping and countervailing duty 
determinations made by the Canada Border Services Agency, respecting 
Unprocessed Grain Corn, excluding Seed Corn (for Reproductive 
Purposes), Sweet Corn, and Popping Corn, Originating in or Exported 
from the United States of America. Second and third requests were 
received on May 1, 2006 from Maple Leaf Foods Inc. and its Affiliates; 
and Commercial Alcohols Inc. This determination was published in the 
Canada Gazette, Part I, (Vol. 140, No. 13, pp. 673) on April 1, 2006. 
The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number CDA-USA-2006-1904-01 to 
this request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States 
Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, 
Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-5438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free-Trade 
Agreement (``Agreement'') establishes a mechanism to replace domestic 
judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and 
countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with 
review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel 
Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national 
courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine 
whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of 
the country that made the determination.
    Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on 
January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of 
Canada and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for 
Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (``Rules''). These Rules were 
published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686).
    A first Request for Panel Review was filed with the Canadian 
Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the 
Agreement, on May 1, 2006, requesting panel review of the final 
determination described above.
    The Rules provide that:
    (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final 
determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance 
with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for 
Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is May 31, 2006);
    (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does 
not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any 
reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the 
panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 
40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel 
Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is June 15, 
2006); and
    (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error 
of fact or law, including the jurisdiction of the investigating 
authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review 
and the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review.

    Dated: May 4, 2006.
Caratina L. Alston,
United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat.
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