British Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss and Singaporean Trade Minister Chan Chun Sing signed the agreement at a ceremony in Singapore. 2. On request, each party makes available to the other party public information on its competition security measures, including any measures of enforcement of competition law that could affect the applicant`s trade or investment within the free trade area, provided that this is not contrary to the competition legislation of the parties and that no investigation is carried out. (g) without prejudice to Article 16.1 (Free Trade Commission), the creation of a necessary and appropriate ad hoc working group to deal with requests for technical clarification with a view to identifying practical and practical solutions that would facilitate trade. Both sides are working to convene the ad hoc technical working group without delay. 2. If there is disagreement between the parties on the existence or coherence of a measure notified in accordance with paragraph 1 with the provisions of this agreement, the applicant may ask the original proceeding to rule on this issue. This request must be made in writing, determine the specific measure at issue and explain how this measure is inconsistent with the provisions of this agreement. The body reports within 45 days of filing the application. 3. Contracting parties may, by mutual agreement, amend the internal regulations of certain procedures. (b) have agreed to compensation and the complainant considers that the other party has failed to comply with the provisions of the agreement, (a) protects the life or health of persons or plants in the territory of the contracting parties and establishes a framework for all bilateral health and plant health protection (SPS) issues to facilitate and strengthen exchanges between the parties; tax treaty: a convention to avoid double taxation or other international tax treaties or treaties; and six.
The tariff classification of goods in trade between the contracting parties is consistent with the national nomenclature of each party, which is consistent with the harmonized system. According to an opinion of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg, the initial AEE was a so-called joint agreement. The opinion was requested by the European Commission, which asked whether the EU institutions were the only ones entitled to conclude the agreement without the Member States being contracting parties.  The Court`s opinion led the European Commission to divide the agreement into a free trade agreement and an investment protection agreement. The RCEP will require the ratification of 6 of the 10 ASEAN member states and 3 of the five ASEAN-FTA partners for the agreement to enter into force. Therefore, the timing of implementation depends on the internal processes for ratification of the agreement by RCEP partners. (1) The purpose of this chapter is to establish a framework for the management of technical barriers to trade (OTC) between the contracting parties. 2. The parties recognize the importance of strengthening environmental protection capabilities and promoting sustainable development, in line with their efforts to strengthen trade and investment relations.
Accordingly, the parties agree to cooperate on environmental issues of mutual interest and utility, taking into account their national priorities and available resources. Cooperation activities may be carried out in areas, including, but not limited, to the promotion of: 7. The location of the panel`s hearings, if held in person, is decided by mutual agreement between the contracting parties, otherwise it will be held in the capital of the contested party. 1. The parties reaffirm their existing rights and obligations with respect to one or the other, under the WTO agreement and other existing agreements to which both parties are parties.