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Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

Chapter Two: General Definitions

Article 2.1: Definitions of General Application

1. For the purposes of this Agreement, unless otherwise specified:

Agreement on Safeguards means the Agreement on Safeguards, which is part of the WTO Agreement;

Commission means the Free Trade Commission established under Article 21.1 (Institutional Arrangements and Dispute Settlement Procedures—Free Trade Commission);

Coordinators means the Free Trade Coordinators established under Article 21.2(1) (Institutional Arrangements and Dispute Settlement Procedures—Free Trade Coordinators);

customs duty includes any customs or import duty and a charge of any kind imposed on or in connection with the importation of a good, including a form of surtax or surcharge in connection with that importation, but does not include any:

Customs Valuation Agreement means the Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994, which is part of the WTO Agreement;

days means calendar days, including weekends and holidays;

Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU) means the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes, which is part of the WTO Agreement;

enterprise means an entity constituted or organized under applicable law, whether or not for profit, and whether privately owned or governmentally owned, including a corporation, trust, partnership, sole proprietorship, joint venture, or other association;

existing means in effect on the date of entry into force of this Agreement;

GATS means the General Agreement on Trade in Services, which is part of the WTO Agreement;

GATT 1994 means the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994, which is part of the WTO Agreement;

goods of a Party means domestic products as these are understood in the GATT 1994 or such goods as the Parties may decide, and includes originating goods of that Party;

Harmonized System (HS) means the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, including its General Rules of Interpretation, Section Notes, Chapter Notes, and subheading notes;

heading means a 4-digit number, or the 4 first digits of a number, used in the nomenclature of the Harmonized System;

measure includes a law, regulation, procedure, requirement, or practice;

national means a natural person according to Article 2.2, or a permanent resident of a Party;

originating means qualifying under the rules of origin set out in Chapter Four (Rules of Origin);

person means a natural person or an enterprise;

person of a Party means a national, or an enterprise of a Party;

sanitary or phytosanitary measure means a measure referred to in Annex A, paragraph 1 of the SPS Agreement;

Secretariat means the Secretariat established under Article 21.3 (Institutional Arrangements and Dispute Settlement Procedures – Secretariat);

SPS Agreement means the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, which is part of the WTO Agreement;

state enterprise means an enterprise that is owned, or controlled through ownership interests by a Party;

subheading means a 6-digit number, or the first 6 digits of a number, used in the nomenclature of the Harmonized System;

tariff classification means the classification of a good or material under a chapter, heading, subheading, or tariff subheading;

tariff elimination schedule means Annex 3.4.1 (National Treatment and Market Access for Goods—Tariff Elimination Schedule);

TRIPS Agreement means the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, which is part of the WTO Agreement;

Uniform Regulations means “Uniform Regulations” established under Article 5.12 (Customs Procedures—Uniform Regulations); and

WTO Agreement means the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, done on 15 April 1994.

2. For purposes of this Agreement, a word in the singular includes that word in the plural, except where otherwise indicated.

Article 2.2: Country-Specific Definitions

For the purposes of this Agreement:

national government means:

sub-national government means:

natural person means:

territory means:

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