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Article XX (j) GATT
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NELE MATZ-LÜCK

 

Article XX (j) GATT

(j) essential to the acquisition or distribution of products in general or local short supply; Provided that any such measures shall be consistent with the principle that all contracting parties are entitled to an equitable share of the international supply of such products, and that any such measures, which are inconsistent with the other provisions of the Agreement shall be discontinued as soon as the conditi…

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Matz-Lück, Nele, “Article XX (j) 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-4941_WTCO_COM_4034>
First published online: 2022



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