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Article XX (b) GATT
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Article XX (b) GATT

(b) necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health;

A. General

I. Overview

1     In dealing with a broad range of sensitive issues like public health, disease control, food safety, consumer protectio…

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Stoll, Peter-Tobias and Strack, Lutz, “Article XX (b) GATT”, in: Commentaries on World Trade Law Online, Peter-Tobias Stoll and Holger Hestermeyer (General Editors); Laura Wanner, Gregory Messenger, Kiliane Huyghebaert, Jin Woo Kim, Markus Wagner, Patrick Abel, Christian Riffel (Volume Editors). Consulted online on 23 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2022

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