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Ambassador Carlos Pérez del Castillo (Uruguay)
L.i Accessions
114. The Chairperson noted that, on 17 December 1999, the Government of Jordan had accepted, subject to ratification, the Protocol of Accession of Jordan to the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, done at Geneva on 17 December 1999 (document WT/Let/323). Paragraph 2 of the Protocol of Accession for Jordan (document WT/ACC/JOR/33 and Corr.1) incorporated the commitment given by Jordan in relation to intellectual property rights as reproduced in paragraph 248 of the report of the Working Party on the Accession of Jordan. This paragraph said that "the representative of Jordan stated that Jordan would apply fully all the provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights from the date of accession to the WTO, without recourse to any transitional period".