Address: JAMPRO Trade and Invest Building, 18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-8665, (876) 978-1800
Fax: (876) 978-1093
Web Site:

The Commission is a portfolio agency of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) and has been in existence since 1999. The Commission administers the provisions of the Customs Duties (Dumping and Subsidies) Act, 1999 and the Safeguard Act, 2001, within the legal framework of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Antidumping Agreement, Subsidies Agreement and Safeguards Agreement.

*Source: Anti-Dumping & Subsidies Commission website

The core mandate of the Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission is to:
Foster equitable and fair competition in the domestic Jamaican market; allow for time for businesses to increase competitiveness, both in the domestic market and abroad; sustain viability of Jamaican industries and maintain jobs.
The Commission is poised to become a regional Centre of Excellence, which will assist CARICOM and the region to:
Foster the development regionally of international trade expertise and a regional trade remedies body, ultimately reducing costs to the local and regional governments, and even to local businesses, for international consultants in trade remedies.
*Source: Anti-Dumping & Subsidies Commission website

Senior Legal Counsel

Tara Marie Evans

Tara Marie Rose

Senior Legal Counsel of the Commission, Tara Marie Rose, L.L.B., L.L.M.,

Admitted to the Jamaican Bar in 2002, Mrs. Rose has a Master of Laws from the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, 2000 and is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, Bachelor of Laws, 1999.

Joining the Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission in June 2008, as Senior Legal Counsel, Mrs. Rose is responsible for advising and representing the Commission on legal matters and leading on the development of its legal framework, adjudicative processes and investigative practice in compliance with WTO and Public International Law. She shares responsibility with her colleagues at the Commission and at the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce for timely and accurate support of the Commissioners in adjudication of trade remedy cases and promoting Jamaica’s development of coherent jurisprudence in Trade Remedies and related areas of international trade law.

Mrs. Rose comes to the Commission as an accomplished Senior Legal Officer from the Legal Reform Department, one of four legal departments of the Government of Jamaica. Her role there included advising and liaising with Government Ministries, departments and agencies on a range of diverse legal issues. She conducted research, produced law reform proposals, advised on statutory interpretation, commented on Bills, legislation, administrative practice and procedures and attended Parliament, Joint Select Committees and Legislation Committee in an advisory capacity.

Mrs. Rose also lectures in International Law, Human Rights Law and Business Law and has consulted to Jamaica Trade and Invest (JTI, formerly Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)).

* Source: Anti-Dumping & Subsidies Commission website

Customs Duties (Dumping & Subsidies) Regulation, 2000
Customs Duties (Dumping & Subsidies) Act, 1999
Safeguard Regulations 2003
The Safeguard Act 2001
*Source: Anti-Dumping & Subsidies Commission website
The Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission
Government of Jamaica