Compte rendu ‒ Conseil des ADPIC ‒ Afficher les détails de l'intervention/la déclaration

Mr. S. Harbinson (Hong Kong)
World Trade Organization
C.2.i Procedures for giving effect to the obligation to notify implementing legislation under Article 63.2
20. The representative of the Secretariat said that the questions asked by the delegate of Norway were precisely those which were before the Council and concerned the issues of how the Council should seek to obtain information and in what format. A number of countries, including Norway, had anticipated events, in line with the encouragement by the Council at its first meeting to Members not to wait if they were ready to notify implementing legislation in advance, but had obviously not been in a position to notify their legislation in accordance with a specific format. Pending a decision by the Council on that matter, these notifications would continue to be circulated in the form in which they had been submitted.