Analytical Index

Annex 1B: General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)

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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Preamble

 

Jurisprudence

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Article I

Scope and Definition

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article II

Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article III

Transparency

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Practice

Article III bis

Disclosure of Confidential Information

Jurisprudence

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Article IV

Increasing Participation of Developing Countries

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Practice

Article V

Economic Integration

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article V bis

Labour Markets Integration Agreements

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Practice

Article VI

Domestic Regulation

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Practice

Article VII

Recognition

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Practice

Article VIII

Monopolies and Exclusive Service Suppliers

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Practice

Article IX

Business Practices

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Practice

Article X

Emergency Safeguard Measures

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Practice

Article XI

Payments and Transfers

Jurisprudence

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Article XII

Restrictions to Safeguard the Balance of Payments

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Practice

Article XIII

Government Procurement

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XIV

General Exceptions

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XIV bis

Security Exceptions

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Practice

Article XV

Subsidies

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XVI

Market Access

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XVII

National Treatment

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XVIII

Additional Commitments

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XIX

Negotiation of  Specific Commitments

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Practice

Article XX

Schedules of Specific Commitments

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XXI

Modification of Schedules

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Practice

Article XXII

Consultation

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Article XXIII

Dispute Settlement and Enforcement

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XXIV

Council for Trade in Services

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Practice

Article XXV

Technical Cooperation

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Article XXVI

Relationship with Other International Organizations

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Practice

Article XXVII

Denial of Benefits

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Article XXVIII

Definitions

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article XXIX

Annexes

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Annex on Article II Exemptions

 

Practice

 

Annex on Movement of Natural Persons Supplying Services under the Agreement

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Practice

 

Annex on Air Transport Services

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Practice

 

Annex on Financial Services

Jurisprudence

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Second Annex on Financial Services

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Annex on Negotiations on Maritime Transport Services

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Annex on Telecommunications

Jurisprudence

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Annex on Negotiations on Basic Telecommunications

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