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Index

Part 1 — General

Chapter One: Operating Principles

  • Article 100: Objective
  • Article 101: Mutually Agreed Principles
  • Article 102: Extent of Obligations

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Chapter Two: General Definitions

  • Article 200: Definitions of General Application

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Part II — Constitutional Authorities

Chapter Three: Reaffirmation of Constitutional Powers and Responsibilities

  • Article 300: Reaffirmation of Constitutional Powers and Responsibilities

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Part III — General Rules

Chapter Four: General Rules

  • Article 400: Application
  • Article 401: Reciprocal Non-Discrimination
  • Article 402: Right of Entry and Exit
  • Article 403: No Obstacles
  • Article 404: Legitimate Objectives
  • Article 405: Reconciliation
  • Article 406: Transparency
  • Article 407: Definitions
  • Annex 405.1: Standards and standards-related Measures
  • Annex 405.2: Regulatory Measures and Regulatory Regimes

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Part IV — Specific Rules

Chapter Five: Procurement

  • Article 500: Application of General Rules
  • Article 501: Purpose
  • Article 502: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 503: Extent of Obligations
  • Article 504: Reciprocal Non-Discrimination
  • Article 505: Valuation of Procurement
  • Article 506: Procedures for Procurement
  • Article 507: Non-Application
  • Article 508: Regional and Economic Development
  • Article 509: Language
  • Article 510: Confidentiality
  • Article 511: Information and Reporting
  • Article 512: Contact Point
  • Article 513: Bid Protest Procedures — Provinces
  • Article 514: Bid Protest Procedures — Federal Government
  • Article 515: Relationship to Other Agreements
  • Article 516: Future Reviews
  • Article 517: Future Negotiations
  • Article 518: Definitions
  • Annex 502.1A: Government Entities Covered by Chapter Five
  • Annex 502.1B: Services Covered by Chapter Five
  • Annex 502.2A: Government Entities Excluded from Chapter Five
  • Annex 502.2B: Government Entities Covered by Non-Intervention Commitment
  • Annex 508.3: Transitional and Non-Conforming Measures

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Chapter Six: Investment

  • Article 600: Application of General Rules
  • Article 601: Relationship to Other Chapters
  • Article 602: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 603: Reciprocal Non-Discrimination
  • Article 604: Local Presence and Residency Requirements
  • Article 605: Legitimate Objectives
  • Article 606: Corporate Registration and Reporting Requirements
  • Article 607: Performance Requirements
  • Article 608: Incentives
  • Article 609: Government Enterprises and Monopolies
  • Article 610: Environmental Measures
  • Article 611: Non-Application
  • Article 612: Transparency and Reporting Requirements
  • Article 613: Preference for Canadians
  • Article 614: Consultations
  • Article 615: Working Group on Investment
  • Article 616: Definitions
  • Annex 604.4: Local Presence and Residency Requirements
  • Annex 608.3: Code of Conduct on Incentives

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Chapter Seven: Labour Mobility

  • Article 700: Application of General Rules
  • Article 701: Purpose
  • Article 702: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 703: Extent of Obligations
  • Article 704: Relationship to Other Agreements
  • Article 705: Right to Establish Occupational Standards and Requirements
  • Article 706: Residency Requirements
  • Article 707: Licensing, Certification and Registration of Workers
  • Article 708: Recognition of Occupational Qualifications and Reconciliation of Occupational Standards
  • Article 709: Legitimate Objectives
  • Article 710: Emergency Safeguard Measures
  • Article 711: Consultations
  • Article 712: Implementation, Administration and Assessment
  • Article 713: Definitions
  • Annex 703.1: Non-Governmental Bodies that
  • Exercise Authority Delegated by Law
  • Annex 708: Occupational Qualifications and Standards
  • Annex 712.2: List of Work Plan Priorities for Action

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Chapter Eight: Consumer-Related Measures and Standards

  • Article 800: Application of General Rules
  • Article 801: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 802: Relationship to Other Agreements
  • Article 803: Legitimate Objectives
  • Article 804: Right to Establish Consumer-Related Measures and Standards
  • Article 805: Licensing, Registration and Certification Fees
  • Article 806: Residency and Local Presence Requirements
  • Article 807: Reconciliation of Consumer-Related Measures and Standards
  • Article 808: Cooperation on Consumer-Related Measures and Standards
  • Article 809: Committee on Consumer-Related Measures and Standards
  • Article 810: Definitions
  • Annex 807.1: Reconciliation of Consumer-Related Measures and Standards

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Chapter Nine: Agricultural and Food Goods

  • Article 900: Application of General Rules
  • Article 901: Relationship to Other Chapters
  • Article 902: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 903: Review
  • Article 904: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
  • Article 905: Non-Sanitary and Non-Phytosanitary Measures
  • Article 906: Consultations
  • Article 907: Transparency
  • Article 908: Definitions
  • Annex 902.5: Reports on Measures that may Affect Internal Trade
  • Annex 903.1: Memorandum of Understanding on Procedures for the Elimination or Reduction of Interprovincial Barriers to Trade in Agricultural and Food Products

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Chapter Ten: Alcoholic Beverages

  • Article 1000: Application of General Rules
  • Article 1001: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 1002: Existing Agreements
  • Article 1003: Extent of Obligations
  • Article 1004: Reciprocal Non-Discrimination
  • Article 1005: No Obstacles
  • Article 1006: Cost of Service, Fees and Other Charges
  • Article 1007: Reconciliation
  • Article 1008: Transparency
  • Article 1009: Complaints
  • Article 1010: Non-Conforming Measures
  • Article 1011: Exceptions
  • Article 1012: Reporting
  • Article 1013: Definitions
  • Annex 1003: Competent Authorities

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Chapter Eleven: Natural Resources Processing

  • Article 1100: Application of General Rules
  • Article 1101: Relationship to Other Chapters
  • Article 1102: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 1103: Consultations
  • Article 1104: Working Group on Processing of Natural Resources
  • Article 1105: Reconciliation
  • Article 1106: Definitions
  • Annex 1102.2: Scope and Coverage
  • Annex 1102.3: Measures to which Agreement does not Apply
  • Annex 1103.2: Consultations

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Chapter Twelve: Energy

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Chapter Thirteen: Communications

  • Article 1300: Application of General Rules
  • Article 1301: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 1302: Access to and Use of Transport Networks and Services
  • Article 1303: Committee on Communications-Related Measures
  • Article 1304: Monopolies
  • Article 1305: Saskatchewan Provision
  • Article 1306: Definitions

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Chapter : Transportation

  • Article 1400: Application of General Rules
  • Article 1401: Application of Other Chapters
  • Article 1402: Objectives
  • Article 1403: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 1404: Extent of Obligations
  • Article 1405: Business Registration Requirements
  • Article 1406: Reciprocal Non-Discrimination
  • Article 1407: No Restrictions or Obstacles to Trade
  • Article 1408: Reconciliation
  • Article 1409: Transparency
  • Article 1410: Listed Measures
  • Article 1411: Phase Out of Non-Conforming
  • Article 1412: Consultations
  • Article 1413: Assistance of Council
  • Article 1414: Request for Panel
  • Article 1415: Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety
  • Article 1416: Definitions
  • Annex 1408.1: Reconciliation
  • Annex 1410.1: Listed Measures
  • Annex 1411: Phase Out of Non-Conforming Measures

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Chapter Fifteen: Environmental Protection

  • Article 1500: Application of General Rules
  • Article 1501: Relationship to Other Chapters
  • Article 1502: Scope and Coverage
  • Article 1503: Extent of Obligations
  • Article 1504: Relationship to Other Agreements
  • Article 1505: Basic Rights and Obligations
  • Article 1506: Transparency
  • Article 1507: Non-Conforming Measures
  • Article 1508: Harmonization
  • Article 1509: Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
  • Article 1510: Consultations and Assistance of Council
  • Article 1511: Definitions
  • Annex 1503: Other Governmental and
  • by Chapter Fifteen
  • Annex 1507.2: Non-Conforming Environmental Measures
  • Annex 1510.1: Consultations and Assistance of Council

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Part V — Institutional Provisions and Dispute Resolution Procedures

Chapter Sixteen: Institutional Provisions

  • Article 1600: Committee on Internal Trade
  • Article 1601: Committee Structure and Procedures
  • Article 1602: Working Group on Adjustment
  • Article 1603: Secretariat
  • Annex 1603.3: Secretariat Funding

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Chapter Seventeen: Dispute Resolution Procedures

  • Article 1700: Cooperation
  • Article 1701: Application

Part A: Government-to-Government Dispute Resolution

  • Article 1702: Consultations
  • Article 1703: Assistance of Committee
  • Article 1704: Request for Panel
  • Article 1705: Establishment of Panel
  • Article 1706: Panel Rules of Procedure
  • Article 1707: Report of Panel
  • Article 1708: Implementation of Panel Report
  • Article 1709: Non-Implementation — Publicity
  • Article 1710: Non-Implementation — Retaliatory Action

Part B: Person-to-Government Dispute Resolution

  • Article 1711: Initiation of Proceedings by Government on Behalf of Persons
  • Article 1712: Initiation of Proceedings by Persons
  • Article 1713: Screening
  • Article 1714: Consultations
  • Article 1715: Assistance of Committee
  • Article 1716: Request for Panel
  • Article 1717: Establishment of Panel
  • Article 1718: Report of Panel
  • Article 1719: Implementation of Panel Report
  • Article 1720: Non-Implementation — Publicity

Part C: General

  • Article 1721: Code of Conduct
  • Article 1722: Limit on Jurisdiction
  • Article 1723: Definitions
  • Annex 1701.4: Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Processes in Sector Chapters
  • Annex 1705.1: Roster
  • Annex 1706.1 — Panel Rules of Procedure
  • Annex 1718.3: Costs
  • Annex 1721 — Code of Conduct For Panellists

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Part VI — Final Provisions

Chapter Eighteen: Final Provisions

  • Article 1800: Trade Enhancement Arrangements
  • Article 1801: Regional Economic Development
  • Article 1802: Aboriginal Peoples
  • Article 1803: Culture
  • Article 1804: National Security
  • Article 1805: Taxation
  • Article 1806: Financial Sector
  • Article 1807: Measures Subject to Transitional Provisions
  • Article 1808: Non-Conforming Measures
  • Article 1809: Relationship to International Agreements
  • Article 1810: Future Negotiations
  • Article 1811: Accession and Withdrawal
  • Article 1812: Language
  • Article 1813: Rules of Interpretation
  • Article 1814: Entry Into Force
  • Annex 1801.6A: Obligations to Eliminate, Phase Out or Liberalize to which Article 1801(2) does not Apply
  • Annex 1801.6B: Chapters to which Article 1801(2) does not Apply
  • Annex 1801.7: Specific Regional Economic Development Exceptions
  • Annex 1810.3: Definitions
  • Annex 1813: Rules of Interpretation
  • Annex 1814.2: Provisions Entering into Force on Date of Execution

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