Members of the World
Trade Organization whose Schedules of Specific Commitments to the General Agreement on
Trade in Services relating to movement of natural persons are annexed to this Protocol,
carried out negotiations under the terms of the Ministerial Decision on Negotiations on
Movement of Natural Persons adopted at Marrakesh on 15 April 1994,
regard to the results of such negotiations,
regard to the Decision on the Movement of Natural Persons adopted by the Council for Trade
in Services on 30 June 1995,
Agree as follows:
commitments on Movement of Natural Persons annexed to this Protocol relating to a Member
shall, upon the entry into force of this Protocol for that Member, replace or supplement
the relevant entries on movement of natural persons in the Schedule of Specific
Commitments of that Member.
Protocol shall be open for acceptance, by signature or otherwise, by Members concerned
until 30th June 1996.
Protocol shall enter into force on the 30th day after 1st January 1996 for those
Members which have accepted it by that date, and for those accepting it after that date,
which date shall not be beyond 30th June 1996, it shall enter into force on the 30th
day following the date of each acceptance. If a Member whose schedule is annexed to this
Protocol does not accept it by that date, the matter shall be referred to the Council for
Trade in Services for consideration and appropriate action.
Protocol shall be deposited with the Director-General of the World Trade Organization. The
Director-General shall promptly furnish to each Member a certified copy of this Protocol
and notifications of acceptances thereof pursuant to paragraph 3.
Protocol shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of Article 102 of the
Charter of the United Nations.
at Geneva this -- day of [month] one thousand nine hundred and ninety-five, in a single
copy in English, French and Spanish languages, each text being authentic, except as
otherwise provided for in respect of the Schedules annexed hereto.