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What is a “Technical Regulation” in the TBT Agreement?

Du, M (2015) What is a “Technical Regulation” in the TBT Agreement? European Journal of Risk Regulation, 6 (3). pp. 396-404.

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One important issue arising from EC-Seal Products is what constitutes a technical regulation in the TBT Agreement. This article argues that the Appellate Body’s analytical approach to this issue has led to an arbitrary conclusion in EC-Seal Products. The article further examines to what extent PPMs, especially Non-product-related PPMs, are covered by the TBT Agreement. The article concludes that an important question to be answered is what special characteristics of a technical regulation distinguish it from other regulations and make it subject to more detailed obligations in the TBT Agreement.

Item Type: Article
Subjects : subj_Law
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Law
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Date : 2015
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Date Deposited : 24 May 2016 11:38
Last Modified : 02 Jun 2016 07:40

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