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Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

Annex II

Schedule of Honduras

Reservations for Future Measures

1. The Schedule of a Party sets out, under Article 10.9 (Investment – Reservations and Exceptions) and 11.7 (Cross-Border Trade in Services – Reservations), the reservations taken by that Party for 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:

2. Each reservation sets out the following elements:

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.

5. For the purposes of this Annex, the use of the term “any measure” by Honduras and “a measure” by Canada means one or more measures.

Annex II

Schedule of Honduras

Sector: Communications Services

Sub-sector: Telecommunications

Industry
Classification:

1. Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Article 10.4)
Market Access (Article 11.6)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services and Investment

Honduras reserves the right to adopt, maintain or modify the level of ownership in the national telecommunications company, Empresa Hondureña de Telecomunicaciones (HONDUTEL), as well as its affiliates or subsidiaries.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Professional Services

Sub-sector: Agronomists

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Article 11.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 11.4)
Local Presence (Article 11.5 )

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure concerning compulsory membership in the professional association of agronomy engineers.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Professional Services

Sub-sector: Social Workers

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Article 11.3)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure concerning compulsory membership in the professional association of social workers.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Professional Services

Sub-sector: Chemists and Pharmacists

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Article 11.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 11.4)
Local Presence (Article 11.5 )

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure concerning compulsory membership in the professional association of chemists and pharmacists.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Social Services

Sub-sector:

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Article 11.3)
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Article 11.4)
Market Access (Article 11.6)
Local Presence (Article 11.5)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 10.8)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Servicesand Investment

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure concerning the application and enforcement of laws and the provision of social rehabilitation services, as well as the following services to the extent that they are social services established or maintained for reasons of public interest: pensions, unemployment insurance, social security services, pension fund services, social welfare services, public education, public training, health and child care.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Minority Affairs

Sub-sector:

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Article 10.4)
Local Presence (Article 11.5)
Performance Requirements (Article 10.7)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 10.8)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Servicesand Investment

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure conferring a right or preference on socially and economically disadvantaged minorities.

Existing Measures:

Sector: Distribution Services

Sub-sector: Petroleum Products

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Articles 10.4 and 11.3)
Local Presence (Article 11.5)
Market Access (Article 11.6)
Performance Requirements (Article 10.7)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 10.8)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Services and Investment

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure concerning the importation and wholesale distribution of crude, reconstituted, refined or bunker petroleum products and all their derivatives.

Existing Measures:

Sector: All Sectors

Sub-sector:

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (Articles 10.5 and 11.4)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Servicesand Investment

With respect to Canada, Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure granting a country different treatment on the basis of any bilateral or multilateral international treaty in force or signed before this Agreement takes effect.

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure granting a country different treatment on the basis of any international treaty in force or signed after this Agreement takes effect with respect to:

Existing Measures:

Sector: Governmental Services

Sub-sector:

Industry
Classification:

Type of Reservation: National Treatment (Articles 10.4 and 11.3)
Local Presence (Article 11.5)
Market Access (Article 11.6)
Performance Requirements (Article 10.7)
Senior Management and Boards of Directors (Article 10.8)

Description: Cross-Border Trade in Servicesand Investment

Honduras reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure with respect to the cross-border trade in services supplied in the exercise of governmental authority.

Existing Measures:

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