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Download as PDF 35370 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 121 / Monday, June 23, 2008 / Notices extend that 180-day period to 300 days if it determines that the case is extraordinarily complicated. See 19 CFR 351.214 (i)(2). Extension of Time Limit of Preliminary Results The Department determines that these new shipper reviews involve extraordinarily complicated methodological issues such as potential affiliation issues, the examination of importer information, and the evaluation of the bona fide nature of each company’s sales. Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2), the Department is extending the time limit for these preliminary results by 120 days, until no later than October 16, 2008. The final results continue to be due 90 days after the date of the issuance of the preliminary results, unless extended. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: June 13, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–14111 Filed 6–20–04; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of first request for panel mmaher on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES review. SUMMARY: On June 6, 2008, Ivaco Rolling Mills 2004 L.P. and Sivaco Ontario, a division of Sivaco Wire Group 2004 L.P. (collectively, ‘‘Ivaco’’) filed a First Request for Panel Review with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel review was requested of the Final Results of the 2005–2006 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review made by the International Trade Administration, respecting Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Canada. The determination was published in the Federal Register (73 FR 7710) on May 12, 2008. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number VerDate Aug<31>2005 01:51 Jun 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 USA–CDA–2008–1904–02 to this request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Valerie Dees, 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 United States section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the Agreement, on June 6, 2008, requesting panel review of the determination and order 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 July 7, 2008); (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 July 21, 2008); 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. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: June 17, 2008. Valerie Dees, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. E8–14086 Filed 6–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Conference on Weights and Measures 93rd Annual Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Annual Meeting of the 93rd National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) will be held July 13 to 17, 2008. Publication of this notice on the NCWM’s behalf is a public service; NIST does not endorse, approve, or recommend any of the proposals contained in this notice or in the NCWM publications listed. The meetings are open to the public but registration is required. DATES: July 13–17, 2008. Meeting Location: Sheraton Burlington Hotel, Burlington, Vermont. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Hockert, Chief, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Weights and Measures Division, Mailstop 2600, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–2600, or by telephone (301) 975–5507, Fax: (301) 975–8091, or e-mail: carol.hockert@nist.gov. Please see NCWM Publication 16 at http:// www.ncwm.net, which contains meeting agendas, registration forms and hotel information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NCWM is an organization of state, county and city weights and measures officials, business and industry representatives, Federal Agencies and other members of the public that come together to, among other things, develop recommendations for standards and test procedures related to weights and measures technology, administration and enforcement. Pursuant to (15 U.S.C. 272(b)(6)), the Weights and Measures Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) supports the NCWM as one of the forums it uses to solicit comments and recommendations on revising or updating a variety of publications related to legal metrology. NIST promotes uniformity among the states in their laws, regulations, test methods and equipment that are used in regulating the weighing and measuring devices, packaging and labeling and other E:\FR\FM\23JNN1.SGM 23JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 121 (Monday, June 23, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-14086]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904NAFTA 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 June 6, 2008, Ivaco Rolling Mills 2004 L.P. and Sivaco 
Ontario, a division of Sivaco Wire Group 2004 L.P. (collectively, 
``Ivaco'') filed a First Request for Panel Review with the United 
States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the 
North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel review was requested of the 
Final Results of the 2005-2006 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review 
made by the International Trade Administration, respecting Carbon and 
Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Canada. The determination was 
published in the Federal Register (73 FR 7710) on May 12, 2008. The 
NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number USA-CDA-2008-1904-02 to this 
request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Valerie Dees, 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 United States 
section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the 
Agreement, on June 6, 2008, requesting panel review of the 
determination and order 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 July 7, 2008);
    (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 July 21, 
2008); 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: June 17, 2008.
Valerie Dees,
United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat.
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