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Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) – Annex II – Explanatory note

1. The Schedule of a Party to this Annex sets out, pursuant to Articles 14.12 (Non-Conforming Measures) and 15.7 (Non-Conforming Measures), the specific sectors, subsectors, or activities for which that Party may maintain existing, or adopt new or more restrictive, measures that do not conform with obligations imposed by:

2. Each Schedule entry sets out the following elements:

3. For greater certainty, in the interpretation of an entry, all elements of the entry shall be considered, and the Description element prevails over all other elements.

In accordance with Articles 14.12.2 (Non-Conforming Measures) and 15.7.2 (Non-Conforming Measures), the articles of this Agreement specified in the Obligations Concerned element of an entry do not apply to the sectors, subsectors, and activities identified in the Description element of that entry.

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