ARTICLE 3: TRANSITORIES OF MARCH 13, 2003

     

    First.- This Decree will enter into force the day after its publication, and will be applicable to all imports, regardless of their origin and provenance, including those from the United States of America and Canada.

    Second.- The provisions of the Regulations of the Foreign Trade Law (Ley de Comercio Exterior) published in the Official Journal of the Federation (Diario Oficial de la Federación) on December 30, 1993, will continue to apply in everything that does not oppose to this Decree, until the corresponding amends are issued.

    Third.- The administrative procedures that are in process at the time of the entry into force of this Decree, will be resolved in the terms of the Foreign Trade Law (Ley de Comercio Exterior) published in the Official Journal of the Federation (Diario Oficial de la Federación) on July 27, 1993.

    Fourth.- The Federal Executive in the sphere of their attributions, will establish an appropriate alert system to inform the Congress of the Union periodically on the import of vulnerable merchandise.