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Article XXIX GATS - Annexes
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The Annexes to this Agreement are an integral part of this Agreement.

A. Introduction

1     Art. XXIX states that individual Annexes are an integral part of the GATS. This is in addition to Art. XX:3, which provides that the Schedules of specific commitments are to be annexed to the GATS and form an integral part thereof. Moreover, following further negotiations carried out after the official end of the Uruguay Round, the so-called Protocols embody specific commitmen…

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Mercurio, Bryan, “Article XXIX GATS - Annexes”, 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 21 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2022

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