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Trade and Human Health and Safety.

By: Bermann, George A.
Contributor(s): Mavroidis, Petros C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (349 p.).ISBN: 9780511344695.Subject(s): Foreign trade regulation | Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation | Product safety -- Law and legislation | Public health lawsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trade and Human Health and SafetyDDC classification: 344.04/7 LOC classification: K3663 -- .T68 2006ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface to the Series -- Introductory Remarks -- I The Issue -- II The GATT -- III TBT and SPS -- IV The Contributions in This Volume -- Bibliographical references -- 1. AMap of theWorld Trade Organization Law of Domestic Regulation of Goods -- I Introduction -- II How the SPS and TBT Agreements Came to Exist -- III Comparing the Disciplines of the SPS Agreement, the TBT Agreement and the GATT -- A Non-Discrimination: National Treatment and Most-Favoured-Nation -- 1. GATT -- (i) Imported and Domestic Like Products
(ii) Less Favourable Treatment -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. SPS Agreement -- B Necessity and Proportionality Tests -- 1. The Necessity Test in the GATT -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. SPS Agreement -- C Appropriate Level/Scientific Basis -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- D Harmonization -- Conformity with International Standards -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- E (Mutual) Recognition and Equivalence -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- F Internal Consistency -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT
G Permission for Precautionary Action -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- H Balancing -- 1. The GATT -- 2. TBT Agreement -- I Product/Process Issues and the Territorial-Extraterritoriality Divide -- 1. The GATT -- J Conclusion -- IV Invoking the Disciplines of SPS, TBT and the GATT -- A Conditions of Application: Applicable Law -- 1. The GATT -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. SPS Agreement -- B Cumulative Application and the Interpretative Principle of Effectiveness -- C General Application of the Agreements -- 1. The GATT Versus SPS -- 2. The GATT Versus TBT -- 3. SPS Versus TBT
D Application to Specific Types of Overlap -- V Conclusion -- 2 The WTO Impact on Internal Regulations: ACase Study of the Canada-EC Asbestos Dispute -- Introduction -- Asbestos - The WTO Dispute -- Article III - National Treatment -- Application of the TBT Agreement to the Asbestos Dispute -- The Relationship Between TBT and GATT -- The Asbestos Dispute and the Operative Provisions of the TBT Agreement -- Article 2.4: The Obligation to Make Use of International Standards Where Available -- Article XX(b) -- Conclusion
3 Reflections on the Appellate Body Decision in the Hormones Case and the Meaning of the SPS Agreement -- I Preliminary Issues -- A Burden of Proof -- B Standard of Review -- C Precautionary Principle -- II Article 3 -- III Article 5.1 -- A Panel Report -- B Appellate Body -- IV Article 5.5 -- V Reflections on the Hormones Case -- A Panel-Appellate Body Relations -- B The Hormones Decision and the SPS Agreement -- VI The Aftermath of the WTO Hormones Decision -- 4 The Salmon Case: Evolution of Balancing Mechanisms for Non-Trade Values in WTO -- I Introduction
II Factual and Procedural Background and Issues in the Dispute
Summary: First published in 2006, this book gathers papers from distinguished experts discussing how health-based trade-restrictive measures have fared in WTO case law. With an analysis of applicable primary law (GATT, TBT, and SPS) and all case law in the area of trade and health, this book offers a comprehensive discussion on the standards established for the regulation of public health and safety issues. Experts in the field answer two important questions: how can a country which is a member of the WTO define its policy on health issues; and what are the WTO constraints on the exercise of health pol
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface to the Series -- Introductory Remarks -- I The Issue -- II The GATT -- III TBT and SPS -- IV The Contributions in This Volume -- Bibliographical references -- 1. AMap of theWorld Trade Organization Law of Domestic Regulation of Goods -- I Introduction -- II How the SPS and TBT Agreements Came to Exist -- III Comparing the Disciplines of the SPS Agreement, the TBT Agreement and the GATT -- A Non-Discrimination: National Treatment and Most-Favoured-Nation -- 1. GATT -- (i) Imported and Domestic Like Products

(ii) Less Favourable Treatment -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. SPS Agreement -- B Necessity and Proportionality Tests -- 1. The Necessity Test in the GATT -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. SPS Agreement -- C Appropriate Level/Scientific Basis -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- D Harmonization -- Conformity with International Standards -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- E (Mutual) Recognition and Equivalence -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- F Internal Consistency -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT

G Permission for Precautionary Action -- 1. SPS Agreement -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. The GATT -- H Balancing -- 1. The GATT -- 2. TBT Agreement -- I Product/Process Issues and the Territorial-Extraterritoriality Divide -- 1. The GATT -- J Conclusion -- IV Invoking the Disciplines of SPS, TBT and the GATT -- A Conditions of Application: Applicable Law -- 1. The GATT -- 2. TBT Agreement -- 3. SPS Agreement -- B Cumulative Application and the Interpretative Principle of Effectiveness -- C General Application of the Agreements -- 1. The GATT Versus SPS -- 2. The GATT Versus TBT -- 3. SPS Versus TBT

D Application to Specific Types of Overlap -- V Conclusion -- 2 The WTO Impact on Internal Regulations: ACase Study of the Canada-EC Asbestos Dispute -- Introduction -- Asbestos - The WTO Dispute -- Article III - National Treatment -- Application of the TBT Agreement to the Asbestos Dispute -- The Relationship Between TBT and GATT -- The Asbestos Dispute and the Operative Provisions of the TBT Agreement -- Article 2.4: The Obligation to Make Use of International Standards Where Available -- Article XX(b) -- Conclusion

3 Reflections on the Appellate Body Decision in the Hormones Case and the Meaning of the SPS Agreement -- I Preliminary Issues -- A Burden of Proof -- B Standard of Review -- C Precautionary Principle -- II Article 3 -- III Article 5.1 -- A Panel Report -- B Appellate Body -- IV Article 5.5 -- V Reflections on the Hormones Case -- A Panel-Appellate Body Relations -- B The Hormones Decision and the SPS Agreement -- VI The Aftermath of the WTO Hormones Decision -- 4 The Salmon Case: Evolution of Balancing Mechanisms for Non-Trade Values in WTO -- I Introduction

II Factual and Procedural Background and Issues in the Dispute

First published in 2006, this book gathers papers from distinguished experts discussing how health-based trade-restrictive measures have fared in WTO case law. With an analysis of applicable primary law (GATT, TBT, and SPS) and all case law in the area of trade and health, this book offers a comprehensive discussion on the standards established for the regulation of public health and safety issues. Experts in the field answer two important questions: how can a country which is a member of the WTO define its policy on health issues; and what are the WTO constraints on the exercise of health pol

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