Article 5.7 Of The Sps Agreement Allows Temporary Precautionary Measures

The issue of equivalency agreements and their nature to facilitate trade; The requirement that SPS measures with a trade-restrictive effect (i.e. traceability) be as proportionate to the intended objective and that they weigh as little administratively as possible. ERA Forum Band 2, pages118-128 (2001) Quote this article Vergano, P. The health and plant health agreement. ERA Forum 2, 118-128 (2001). – Some risk assessment issues (i.e. the obvious possibility of justifying de facto SPS measures) are still unclear; The question of whether the importance and scope of the precautionary principle is already sufficiently defined in the SPS agreement or whether the authors need to do additional work; The position of some countries on the precautionary principle and non-trade issues as non-scientific factors to be taken into account in risk assessment; The need for greater transparency (particularly at the level of national investigative services) and stricter rules on compliance and enforcement; See WTO agreements, health and plant health measures, WTO, 1998 at 1 p.m.; see also the OBT agreement, Article 1, paragraph 6, Appendix 1. . See European Communities Commission, Communication on the Precautionary Principle, Brussels, 02 February 2000. See p.B. Poultry Products Inspection Act, 21 U.S.C 451-470.

See Australia-Salmon, Appellate Body Report, Parades 137-138. See spS agreement, Appendix B, para. 5; see also, Report of the Committee on Health and Plant Health Measures, review of the operation and implementation of the agreement on the application of health and plant health measures, report of the Committee (11 March 1999). See Committee on Health and Plant Health Measures, Egyptian Declaration at the meeting of 7-8 July 1999, G/SPS/GEN/128. See WTO, Committee on Health and Plant Health Measures, guidelines for promoting the practical implementation of Article 5.5, G/SPS/15 (18 July 2000). . See SPS Commission, SPS Committee Report (July 28, 1999) at 10 a.m. See Japanese Varieties, Appellate Body Report, by. 93 (the Japanese measure had been in effect for less than five years).

Some of the themes and debates that are ongoing demonstrate the need for such actions: see the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, Principle 15 (June 13, 1992) in U.N. Doc/CONF. 151/5/Rev. 1. Implementation issues at the sub-federal level and the need for greater legal certainty and transparency; See Japan-Varietals, Appellate Body Report, Randnr. 89. You can also search for this author in PubMed Google Scholar This is a preview of the content of the subscription, sign up to check the access. .

. . See ec-hormones, panel report, para. 8.98. See EC Hormones, Panel Report, para. 8.108; See also, Australia-Salmon, Appellate Body Report, by. 2.