World Trade Organisation:Written question - 58537

(Brent North)
Asked on: 20 December 2016
Department for International Trade
World Trade Organisation
To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what his policy is on whether the UK's schedules of concessions and commitments will be submitted to the WTO as modifications or as rectifications after the UK has left the EU.
Answered by: Greg Hands
Answered on: 13 January 2017

As the proposed UK schedules will replicate the UK obligations contained in the current EU schedules and not alter the scope of UK concessions the Government intends to follow the WTO rectification procedures established, in 1980, for goods, and 1999, for services.

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