(2) Foreign country that is not a Party to the Agreement but is found by the United States Trade Representative, (“Trade Representative”) to extend rights and privileges to the United States that are substantially the same as those that would be so extended if that foreign country were a Party to the Agreement, may make a representation to the Trade Representative alleging that a standards-related activity engaged in within the United States violates the obligations of the United States under the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade.
(b) All representations under section 422 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (“ section 422 ”) shall be addressed to the United States Trade Representative, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20506. Alternatively, such a representation may be made by diplomatic correspondence and may be accepted by the Trade Representative.
(c) “The Agreement”, a “Party to the Agreement” and “standards-related activity” are defined as in section 451 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2561 ).