19 U.S. Code § 3531 - Definitions
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For purposes of this part:
(1) Administering authority
(2) Appellate Body
The term “Appellate Body” means the Appellate Body established under Article 17.1 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding.
(3) Appropriate congressional committees; congressional committees
(A) Appropriate congressional committees
The term “appropriate congressional committees” means the committees referred to in subparagraph (B) and any other committees of the Congress that have jurisdiction involving the matter with respect to which consultations are to be held.
(4) Dispute settlement panel; panel
The terms “dispute settlement panel” and “panel” mean a panel established pursuant to Article 6 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding.
(5) Dispute Settlement Body
The term “Dispute Settlement Body” means the Dispute Settlement Body administering the rules and procedures set forth in the Dispute Settlement Understanding.
(6) Dispute Settlement Understanding
(7) General Council
The term “General Council” means the General Council established under paragraph 2 of Article IV of the WTO Agreement.
(8) Ministerial Conference
The term “Ministerial Conference” means the Ministerial Conference established under paragraph 1 of Article IV of the WTO Agreement.
Source(Pub. L. 103–465, title I, § 121,Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4828.)
References in Text
This part, referred to in text, was in the original “this subtitle”, meaning subtitle C (§§ 121 to 130) of title I of Pub. L. 103–465, which enacted this part, amended sections 1516a, 2155, and 2254 of this title, and enacted provisions set out below. For complete classification of subtitle C to the Code, see Tables.
Pub. L. 103–465, title I, § 130,Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4839, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle C (§§ 121–130) of title I of Pub. L. 103–465, enacting this part and amending sections 1516a, 2155, and 2254 of this title] and the amendments made by this subtitle take effect on the date on which the WTO Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States [Jan. 1, 1995].”
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