Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Annex II - Headnote
1.The Schedule of a Party sets out, pursuant to Article 809 (Investment - Non- Conforming Measures) and Article 906 (Cross-Border Trade in Services - Non- Conforming Measures), the reservations taken by that Party with respect to specific sectors, sub-sectors or activities for which it may maintain existing, or adopt new or more restrictive measures that do not conform with obligations imposed by:
- a. Articles 803, 902 (National Treatment - Investment, Cross-Border Trade in Services);
- b. Articles 804, 903 (Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment - Investment, Cross-Border Trade in Services);
- c. Article 905 ( Cross-Border Trade in Services - Local Presence);
- d. Article 807 (Investment - Performance Requirements);
- e. Article 808 (Investment - Senior Management and Boards of Directors); or
- f. Article 904 (Cross-Border Trade in Services - Market Access).
2. Each reservation sets out the following elements:
- a. Sector refers to the general sector in which the reservation is taken;
- b. Sub-Sector refers to the specific sector in which the reservation is taken;
- c. Industry Classification refers, where applicable, to the activity covered by the reservation according to domestic industry classification codes;
- d. Type of Reservation specifies the obligation referred to in paragraph 1 for which a reservation is taken;
- e. Description sets out the scope of the sector, sub-sector or activities covered by the reservation; and
- f. Existing Measures identifies, for transparency purposes, existing measures that apply to the sector, sub-sector or activities covered by the reservation.
3.In the interpretation of a reservation, all elements of the reservation, with the exception of Industry Classification, shall be considered. The Description element shall prevail over all other elements.
4. For purposes of this Annex:
CPC means Central Product Classification (CPC) numbers as set out in Statistical Office of the United Nations, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 77, Provisional Central Product Classification, 1991; and
SIC means Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) numbers as set out in Statistics Canada, Standard Industrial Classification, fourth edition, 1980.
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