19 U.S. Code § 3501 - Definitions
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For purposes of this Act:
(1) GATT 1947; GATT 1994
(A) GATT 1947
The term “GATT 1947” means the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, dated October 30, 1947, annexed to the Final Act Adopted at the Conclusion of the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Employment, as subsequently rectified, amended, or modified by the terms of legal instruments which have entered into force before the date of entry into force of the WTO Agreement.
(3) International Trade Commission
The term “International Trade Commission” means the United States International Trade Commission.
(4) Multilateral trade agreement
(5) Schedule XX
The term “Schedule XX” means Schedule XX—United States of America annexed to the Marrakesh Protocol to the GATT 1994.
(6) Trade Representative
The term “Trade Representative” means the United States Trade Representative.
(7) Uruguay Round Agreements
(8) World Trade Organization and WTO
The terms “World Trade Organization” and “WTO” mean the organization established pursuant to the WTO Agreement.
(9) WTO Agreement
The term “WTO Agreement” means the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization entered into on April 15, 1994.
Source(Pub. L. 103–465, § 2,Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4813.)
References in Text
This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 103–465, Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4809, known as the Uruguay Round Agreements Act. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.
The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, referred to in par. (2), is not set out in the Code. See Publication of Harmonized Tariff Schedule note set out under section 1202 of this title.
Pub. L. 103–465, § 1(a),Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4809, provided that: “This Act [see Tables for classification] may be cited as the ‘Uruguay Round Agreements Act’.”
Uruguay Round Agreements: Entry Into Force