Analytical Index

Technical Barriers to Trade

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

 

Jurisprudence

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Preamble

 

Jurisprudence

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Article 1

General Provisions

Jurisprudence

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Article 2

Preparation, Adoption and Application of  Technical Regulations by Central Government Bodies

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 3

Preparation, Adoption and Application of  Technical Regulations by Local Government Bodies and Non-Governmental Bodies

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Article 4

Preparation, Adoption and Application of Standards

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Practice

Article 5

Procedures for Assessment of Conformity by Central Government Bodies

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 6

Recognition of Conformity Assessment by Central Government Bodies

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Practice

Article 7

Procedures for Assessment of Conformity by Local Government Bodies

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Practice

Article 8

Procedures for Assessment of Conformity by Non-Governmental Bodies

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Article 9

International and Regional Systems

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Article 10

Information About Technical Regulations,  Standards and Conformity Assessment Procedures

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Practice

Article 11

Technical Assistance to Other Members

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Practice

Article 12

Special and Differential Treatment of Developing Country Members

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 13

The Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade

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Practice

Article 14

Consultation and Dispute Settlement

Jurisprudence

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Article 15

Final Provisions

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Practice

Annex 1

Terms and their Definition for the Purpose of this Agreement

Jurisprudence

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Annex 2

Technical Expert Groups

Jurisprudence

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Annex 3

Code of Good Practice for the Preparation, Adoption and Application of Standards

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