Analytical Index

Annex 2: Dispute Settlement Understanding

The WTO Analytical Index: Guide to WTO Law and Practice is an article-by-article guide to the interpretation and application of the WTO agreements by WTO bodies. It covers the jurisprudence of the WTO Appellate Body, panels and arbitrators as well as related decisions and other significant actions taken by other relevant WTO bodies.

Article

Name of Article

Jurisprudence

Practice

General

 

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Article 1

Coverage and Application

Jurisprudence

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Article 2

Administration

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 3

General Provisions

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 4

Consultations

Jurisprudence

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Article 5

Good Offices, Conciliation and Mediation

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 6

Establishment of Panels

Jurisprudence

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Article 7

Terms of Reference of Panels

Jurisprudence

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Article 8

Composition of Panels

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 9

Procedures for Multiple Complainants

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 10

Third Parties

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 11

Function of Panels

Jurisprudence

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Article 12

Panel Procedures

Jurisprudence

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Article 13

Right to Seek Information

Jurisprudence

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Article 14

Confidentiality

Jurisprudence

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Article 15

Interim Review Stage

Jurisprudence

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Article 16

Adoption of Panel Reports

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 17

Appellate Review

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 18

Communications with the Panel or Appellate Body

Jurisprudence

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Article 19

Panel and Appellate Body Recommendations

Jurisprudence

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Article 20

Time-frame for DSB Decisions

Jurisprudence

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Article 21

Surveillance of Implementation of Recommendations and Rulings

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 22

Compensation and the Suspension of Concessions

Jurisprudence

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Article 23

Strengthening of the Multilateral System

Jurisprudence

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Article 24

Special Procedures Involving Least-Developed Country Members

Jurisprudence

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Article 25

Arbitration

Jurisprudence

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Article 26

Non-Violation Complaints of  the Type Described in Paragraph 1(b) of Article XXIII of GATT 1994 / Complaints of the Type Described in Paragraph 1(c) of Article XXIII of GATT 1994

Jurisprudence

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Article 27

Responsibilities of the Secretariat

Jurisprudence

Practice

Appendix 1

Agreements Covered by the Understanding

Jurisprudence

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Appendix 2

Special or Additional Rules and Procedures Contained in the Covered Agreements

Jurisprudence

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Appendix 3

Working Procedures

Jurisprudence

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Appendix 4

Expert Review Groups

Jurisprudence

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