Notifications by agreement
General Agreement on Trade in Services
This portal features the notification obligations under the GATS Agreement as highlighted in CRN's semi-annual calls and reminders.
Information on the full range of GATS notification obligations can be found under the "Notification requirements" tab of this portal. For an overview on Members' GATS notifications, please see the most recent GATS statistical note (JOB(09)/10/REV.12).
The information pertaining to GATS notifications available on this portal is presented for transparency purposes and is not indicative of any Member's compliance with the notification obligations of the Agreement, save for the obligations under GATS Articles III:4 and IV:2.
- Transparency Article III:3
- Enquiry and contact points Article III:4 and IV:2
- Recognition Article VII:4
- Use of public telecom transport networks and services for the movement of information Paragraph 5(c) of the Telecom Annex
Members are under an on-going obligation to inform the Council for Trade in Services of any new, or any changes to existing, laws, regulations or administrative guidelines which significantly affect trade in services covered by their specific commitments. In the absence of such laws, regulations or administrative guidelines, no notification is required.