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Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community 2019/C 384 I/01

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART ONE COMMON PROVISIONS

    1. Article 1.Objective

    2. Article 2.Definitions

    3. Article 3.Territorial scope

    4. Article 4.Methods and principles relating to the effect, the implementation and the application of this Agreement

    5. Article 5.Good faith

    6. Article 6.References to Union law

    7. Article 7.References to the Union and to Member States

    8. Article 8.Access to networks, information systems and databases

  3. PART TWO CITIZENS' RIGHTS

    1. TITLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS

      1. Article 9.Definitions

      2. Article 10.Personal scope

      3. Article 11.Continuity of residence

      4. Article 12.Non-discrimination

    2. TITLE II RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

      1. Chapter 1 RIGHTS RELATED TO RESIDENCE, RESIDENCE DOCUMENTS

        1. Article 13.Residence rights

        2. Article 14.Right of exit and of entry

        3. Article 15.Right of permanent residence

        4. Article 16.Accumulation of periods

        5. Article 17.Status and changes

        6. Article 18.Issuance of residence documents

        7. Article 19.Issuance of residence documents during the transition period

        8. Article 20.Restrictions of the rights of residence and entry

        9. Article 21.Safeguards and right of appeal

        10. Article 22.Related rights

        11. Article 23.Equal treatment

      2. Chapter 2 RIGHTS OF WORKERS AND SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS

        1. Article 24.Rights of workers

        2. Article 25.Rights of self-employed persons

        3. Article 26.Issuance of a document identifying frontier workers' rights

      3. Chapter 3 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

        1. Article 27.Recognised professional qualifications

        2. Article 28.Ongoing procedures on the recognition of professional qualifications

        3. Article 29.Administrative cooperation on recognition of professional qualifications

    3. TITLE III COORDINATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEMS

      1. Article 30.Persons covered

      2. Article 31.Social security coordination rules

      3. Article 32.Special situations covered

      4. Article 33.Nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland

      5. Article 34.Administrative cooperation

      6. Article 35.Reimbursement, recovery and offsetting

      7. Article 36.Development of law and adaptations of Union acts

    4. TITLE IV OTHER PROVISIONS

      1. Article 37.Publicity

      2. Article 38.More favourable provisions

      3. Article 39.Life-long protection

  4. PART THREE SEPARATION PROVISIONS

    1. TITLE I GOODS PLACED ON THE MARKET

      1. Article 40.Definitions

      2. Article 41.Continued circulation of goods placed on the market

      3. Article 42.Proof of placing on the market

      4. Article 43.Market surveillance

      5. Article 44.Transfer of files and documents relating to ongoing procedures

      6. Article 45.Making available of information in relation to past authorisation procedures for medicinal products

      7. Article 46.Making available of information held by notified bodies established in the United Kingdom or in a Member State

    2. TITLE II ONGOING CUSTOMS PROCEDURES

      1. Article 47.Union status of goods

      2. Article 48.Entry summary declaration and pre-departure declaration

      3. Article 49.Ending of temporary storage or customs procedures

      4. Article 50.Access to relevant networks, information systems and databases

    3. TITLE III ONGOING VALUE ADDED TAX AND EXCISE DUTY MATTERS

      1. Article 51.Value added tax (VAT)

      2. Article 52.Excise goods

      3. Article 53.Access to relevant networks, information systems and databases

    4. TITLE IV INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

      1. Article 54.Continued protection in the United Kingdom of registered or granted rights

      2. Article 55.Registration procedure

      3. Article 56.Continued protection in the United Kingdom of international registrations designating the Union

      4. Article 57.Continued protection in the United Kingdom of unregistered Community designs

      5. Article 58.Continued protection of databases

      6. Article 59.Right of priority with respect to pending applications for European Union trade marks, Community designs and Community plant variety rights

      7. Article 60.Pending applications for supplementary protection certificates in the United Kingdom

      8. Article 61.Exhaustion of rights

    5. TITLE V ONGOING POLICE AND JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CRIMINAL MATTERS

      1. Article 62.Ongoing judicial cooperation proceedings in criminal matters

      2. Article 63.Ongoing law enforcement cooperation proceedings, police cooperation and exchange of information

      3. Article 64.Confirmation of receipt or arrest

      4. Article 65.Other applicable Union acts

    6. TITLE VI ONGOING JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL MATTERS

      1. Article 66.Applicable law in contractual and non-contractual matters

      2. Article 67.Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judicial decisions, and related cooperation between central authorities

      3. Article 68.Ongoing judicial cooperation procedures

      4. Article 69.Other applicable provisions

    7. TITLE VII DATA AND INFORMATION PROCESSED OR OBTAINED BEFORE THE END OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD, OR ON THE BASIS OF THIS AGREEMENT

      1. Article 70.Definition

      2. Article 71.Protection of personal data

      3. Article 72.Confidential treatment and restricted use of data and information in the United Kingdom

      4. Article 73.Treatment of data and information obtained from the United Kingdom

      5. Article 74.Information security

    8. TITLE VIII ONGOING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND SIMILAR PROCEDURES

      1. Article 75.Definition

      2. Article 76.Rules applicable to ongoing procedures

      3. Article 77.Review procedures

      4. Article 78.Cooperation

    9. TITLE IX EURATOM RELATED ISSUES

      1. Article 79.Definitions

      2. Article 80.End of Community responsibility for matters related to the United Kingdom

      3. Article 81.Safeguards

      4. Article 82.Specific obligations under international agreements

      5. Article 83.Ownership and rights of use and consumption of special fissile materials in the United Kingdom

      6. Article 84.Equipment and other property related to the provision of safeguards

      7. Article 85.Spent fuel and radioactive waste

    10. TITLE X UNION JUDICIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

      1. Chapter 1 JUDICIAL PROCEDURES

        1. Article 86.Pending cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union

        2. Article 87.New cases before the Court of Justice

        3. Article 88.Procedural rules

        4. Article 89.Binding force and enforceability of judgments and orders

        5. Article 90.Right to intervene and participate in the procedure

        6. Article 91.Representation before the Court

      2. Chapter 2 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

        1. Article 92.Ongoing administrative procedures

        2. Article 93.New State aid and European Anti-Fraud Office procedures

        3. Article 94.Procedural rules

        4. Article 95.Binding force and enforceability of decisions

        5. Article 96.Other ongoing procedures and reporting obligations

        6. Article 97.Representation in ongoing proceedings before the European Union Intellectual Property Office

    11. TITLE XI ADMINISTRATIVE COOPERATION PROCEDURES BETWEEN MEMBER STATES AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

      1. Article 98.Administrative cooperation for customs

      2. Article 99.Administrative cooperation for matters related to indirect tax

      3. Article 100.Mutual assistance for the recovery of claims relating to taxes, duties and other measures

    12. TITLE XII PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES

      1. Article 101.Definitions

      2. Chapter 1 PROPERTY, FUNDS, ASSETS AND OPERATIONS OF THE UNION

        1. Article 102.Inviolability

        2. Article 103.Archives

        3. Article 104.Taxation

      3. Chapter 2 COMMUNICATIONS

        1. Article 105.Communications

      4. Chapter 3 MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

        1. Article 106.Immunity of members of the European Parliament

        2. Article 107.Social security

        3. Article 108.Avoidance of double taxation on pensions and transitional allowances

      5. Chapter 4 REPRESENTATIVES OF MEMBER STATES AND OF THE UNITED KINGDOM TAKING PART IN THE WORK OF THE INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNION

        1. Article 109.Privileges, immunities and facilities

      6. Chapter 5 MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTIONS, OFFICIALS AND OTHER SERVANTS

        1. Article 110.Privileges and Immunities

        2. Article 111.Taxation

        3. Article 112.Domicile for tax purposes

        4. Article 113.Social security contributions

        5. Article 114.Transfer of pension rights

        6. Article 115.Unemployment insurance

      7. Chapter 6 OTHER PROVISIONS

        1. Article 116.Waiver of immunities and cooperation

        2. Article 117.European Central Bank

        3. Article 118.European Investment Bank

        4. Article 119.Host agreements

    13. TITLE XIII OTHER ISSUES RELATING TO THE FUNCTIONING OF THE INSTITUTIONS, BODIES, OFFICES AND AGENCIES OF THE UNION

      1. Article 120.Obligation of professional secrecy

      2. Article 121.Obligation of professional discretion

      3. Article 122.Access to documents

      4. Article 123.European Central Bank

      5. Article 124.European Investment Bank

      6. Article 125.European Schools

  5. PART FOUR TRANSITION

    1. Article 126.Transition period

    2. Article 127.Scope of the transition

    3. Article 128.Institutional arrangements

    4. Article 129.Specific arrangements relating to the Union's external action

    5. Article 130.Specific arrangements relating to fishing opportunities

    6. Article 131.Supervision and enforcement

    7. Article 132.Extension of the transition period

  6. PART FIVE FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

    1. Chapter 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

      1. Article 133.Currency to be used between the Union and the United Kingdom

      2. Article 134.Facility offered to auditors in relation to the financial provisions

    2. Chapter 2 THE UNITED KINGDOM'S CONTRIBUTION TO AND PARTICIPATION IN THE UNION BUDGET

      1. Article 135.The United Kingdom's contribution to and participation in the implementation of the Union budgets for the years 2019 and 2020

      2. Article 136.Provisions applicable after 31 December 2020 in relation to own resources

      3. Article 137.The United Kingdom's participation in the implementation of the Union programmes and activities in 2019 and 2020

      4. Article 138.Union law applicable after 31 December 2020 in relation to the United Kingdom's participation in the implementation of the Union programmes and activities committed under the MFF 2014-2020 or previous financial perspectives

      5. Article 139.Share of the United Kingdom

      6. Article 140.Outstanding commitments

      7. Article 141.Fines decided upon before or on 31 December 2020

      8. Article 142.Union liabilities at the end of 2020

      9. Article 143.Contingent financial liabilities related to loans for financial assistance, EFSI, EFSD and the external lending mandate.

      10. Article 144.Financial instruments under direct or indirect implementation financed by the programmes of the MFF 2014-2020 or under earlier financial perspectives

      11. Article 145.The European Coal and Steel Community

      12. Article 146.Union investment in the EIF

      13. Article 147.Contingent liabilities related to legal cases

      14. Article 148.Payments after 2020

    3. Chapter 3 EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK

      1. Article 149.Reimbursement of the paid-in capital

    4. Chapter 4 EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK

      1. Article 150.Continued liability of the United Kingdom and reimbursement of the paid-in capital

      2. Article 151.Participation of the United Kingdom in EIB group after the withdrawal date

    5. Chapter 5 EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM'S GUARANTEE UNDER THE EDF INTERNAL AGREEMENTS

      1. Article 152.Participation in the European Development Fund

      2. Article 153.Reuse of the decommitments

      3. Article 154.The United Kingdom's guarantee under the successive EDF Internal Agreements

    6. Chapter 6 TRUST FUNDS AND FACILITY FOR REFUGEES IN TURKEY

      1. Article 155.Commitments toward the Trust Funds and the Facility for Refugees in Turkey

    7. Chapter 7 AGENCIES OF THE COUNCIL AND COMMON SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY OPERATIONS

      1. Article 156.The United Kingdom's obligations from the date of entry into force of this Agreement

      2. Article 157.The United Kingdom's obligations after 31 December 2020

  7. PART SIX INSTITUTIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. TITLE I CONSISTENT INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION

      1. Article 158.References to the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning Part Two

      2. Article 159.Monitoring of the implementation and application of Part Two

      3. Article 160.Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning certain provisions of Part Five

      4. Article 161.Procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union

      5. Article 162.Participation of the European Commission in cases pending in the United Kingdom

      6. Article 163.Regular dialogue and exchange of information

    2. TITLE II INSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. Article 164.Joint Committee

      2. Article 165.Specialised committees

      3. Article 166.Decisions and recommendations

    3. TITLE III DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

      1. Article 167.Cooperation

      2. Article 168.Exclusivity

      3. Article 169.Consultations and communications within the Joint Committee

      4. Article 170.Initiation of the arbitration procedure

      5. Article 171.Establishment of the arbitration panel

      6. Article 172.Rules of procedure

      7. Article 173.Time-frame of the procedure before the arbitration panel

      8. Article 174.Disputes raising questions of Union law

      9. Article 175.Compliance with the arbitration panel ruling

      10. Article 176.Reasonable period of time for compliance

      11. Article 177.Review of any measure taken to comply with the arbitration panel ruling

      12. Article 178.Temporary remedies in case of non-compliance

      13. Article 179.Review of any measure taken after temporary remedies

      14. Article 180.Arbitration panel decisions and rulings

      15. Article 181.Members of an arbitration panel

    4. TITLE IV FINAL PROVISIONS

      1. Article 182.Protocols and Annexes

      2. Article 183.Authentic texts and depositary

      3. Article 184.Negotiations on the future relationship

      4. Article 185.Entry into force and application

  8. Signature

  9. PROTOCOLS

    1. PROTOCOL ON IRELAND/NORTHERN IRELAND

    2. PROTOCOL RELATING TO THE SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND IN CYPRUS

    3. PROTOCOL ON GIBRALTAR

  10. ANNEXES

    1. ANNEX I

      SOCIAL SECURITY COORDINATION

      1. PART I DECISIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMISSION

      2. PART II ACTS REFERRED TO

      3. PART III ADAPTATIONS TO REGULATION (EC) NO 883/2004 AND REGULATION (EC) NO 987/2009

    2. ANNEX II

      PROVISIONS OF UNION LAW REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 41(4)

      1. 1. Council Directive 64/432/EEC of 26 June 1964 on animal health...

      2. 2. Council Directive 91/68/EEC of 28 January 1991 on animal health...

      3. 3. Chapter II of Council Directive 2009/156/EC of 30 November 2009...

      4. 4. Chapter II of Council Directive 2009/158/EC of 30 November 2009...

      5. 5. Chapter II of Council Directive 92/65/EEC of 13 July 1992...

      6. 6. Chapter II of Council Directive 89/556/EEC of 25 September 1989...

      7. 7. Chapter II of Council Directive 88/407/EEC of 14 June 1988...

      8. 8. Chapter II of Council Directive 90/429/EEC of 26 June 1990...

      9. 9. Chapter III of Council Directive 2006/88/EC of 24 October 2006...

      10. 10. Chapter II of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European...

    3. ANNEX III

      TIME LIMITS FOR THE SITUATIONS OR CUSTOMS PROCEDURES REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 49(1)

      1. The time limits set out in this Annex are the...

    4. ANNEX IV

      LIST OF NETWORKS, INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND DATABASES REFERRED IN ARTICLES 50, 53, 99 AND 100

      1. 1. Backwards compatibility for the United Kingdom and the Union shall...

      2. 2. The United Kingdom's access to any given network, information system...

      3. Part I: Customs

      4. Part II: Excise

      5. Part III: VAT

      6. Part IV: Tax and duty recovery assistance

    5. ANNEX V

      EURATOM

      1. This annex sets out the categories of community equipment and...

      2. At the end of the transition period, the European Commission...

      3. In accordance with Article 84(1) and Article 148, the United...

      4. The Euratom equipment is located at:

      5. Sellafield , the UK nuclear fuel reprocessing site; Dounreay ,...

      6. The Euratom equipment comprises various elements consisting of fixed installations...

      7. Seals: Metal seals for single use; Fibre optic seals for...

    6. ANNEX VI

      LIST OF ADMINISTRATIVE COOPERATION PROCEDURES REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 98

      1. 1. Administrative cooperation between the Member States related to supplier's declarations...

      2. 2. For the verification of proofs of origin issued by third...

      3. 3. Mutual assistance in the framework of the recovery of a...

      4. 4. Mutual assistance in the framework of transfer of the amount...

      5. 5. Verification of proofs of Union status (and administrative assistance) (Article...

      6. 6. Communication between authorities relating to returned goods (Article 203 of...

      7. 7. Administrative cooperation in the framework of the recovery of other...

      8. 8. Mutual assistance for obtaining supplementary information in order to decide...

      9. 9. Verification and administrative assistance for post-release controls of the information...

      10. 10. Administrative cooperation in the framework of the recovery of other...

      11. 11. Notification of recovery of duties and other charges under the...

      12. 12. Direct cooperation and exchange of information between Member States concerning...

    7. ANNEX VII

      LIST OF ACTS/PROVISIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 128(6)

      1. 1. Council Regulation (EC) No 2100/94 of 27 July 1994 on...

      2. 2. Titles III and IX of Directive 2001/83/EC of the European...

      3. 3. Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of...

      4. 4. Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of...

      5. 5. Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of...

      6. 6. Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 of the European Parliament and of...

      7. 7. Regulation (EU) No 536/2014 of the European Parliament and of...

      8. 8. Article 16 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 of 8...

      9. 9. Regulation (EC) No 391/2009 of the European Parliament and of...

      10. 10. Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council...

      11. 11. Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of...

      12. 12. Regulation (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of...

      13. 13. Regulation (EC) No 767/2009 of the European Parliament and of...

    8. ANNEX VIII

      RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE AND SPECIALISED COMMITTEES

      1. Rule 1 Chair

        1. 1. The Joint Committee shall be co-chaired by a Member of...

        2. 2. The decisions of the co-chairs provided for by these Rules...

        3. 3. A co-chair who is unable to attend a meeting may...

        4. 4. The designee of the co-chair shall exercise the rights of...

      2. Rule 2 Secretariat

      3. Rule 3 Participation in meetings

        1. 1. Before each meeting, the Union and the United Kingdom shall...

        2. 2. Where appropriate and by decision of the co-chairs, experts or...

      4. Rule 4 Meetings

        1. 1. The Joint Committee shall hold its meetings alternately in Brussels...

        2. 2. By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the co-chairs may...

        3. 3. Each meeting of the Joint Committee shall be convened by...

      5. Rule 5 Documents

      6. Rule 6 Correspondence

        1. 1. The Union and the United Kingdom shall send their correspondence...

        2. 2. The Secretariat shall ensure that correspondence addressed to the Joint...

        3. 3. All correspondence from or addressed directly to the co-chairs shall...

      7. Rule 7 Agenda for the meetings

        1. 1. For each meeting a draft provisional agenda shall be drawn...

        2. 2. The provisional agenda shall include those items, the inclusion of...

        3. 3. No later than 10 days before the date of the...

        4. 4. The agenda shall be adopted by the Joint Committee at...

        5. 5. In exceptional cases, the co-chairs may decide to derogate from...

      8. Rule 8 Minutes

        1. 1. Draft minutes of each meeting shall be drawn up by...

        2. 2. The minutes shall, as a rule, summarise each item on...

        3. 3. The minutes shall include a list of the names, titles...

        4. 4. The minutes shall be approved in writing by the co-chairs...

        5. 5. The Secretariat shall also prepare a summary of the minutes....

      9. Rule 9 Decisions and Recommendations

        1. 1. In the period between meetings, the Joint Committee may adopt...

        2. 2. Where the Joint Committee adopts decisions or recommendations, the words...

        3. 3. Decisions adopted by the Joint Committee shall specify the date...

        4. 4. Decisions and recommendations adopted by the Joint Committee shall be...

      10. Rule 10 Publicity and Confidentiality

        1. 1. Unless otherwise decided by the co-chairs, the meetings of the...

        2. 2. Where the Union or the United Kingdom submits information considered...

        3. 3. Without prejudice to paragraph 2, the Union and the United...

      11. Rule 11 Languages

        1. 1. The official languages of the Joint Committee shall be the...

        2. 2. The working language of the Joint Committee shall be English....

      12. Rule 12 Expenses

        1. 1. The Union and the United Kingdom shall each meet any...

        2. 2. Expenditure in connection with the organisation of meetings and reproduction...

        3. 3. Expenditure in connection with interpretation to and from the working...

      13. Rule 13 Specialised committees

        1. 1. Without prejudice to paragraphs 2 to 3 of this Rule,...

        2. 2. The specialised committees shall be co-chaired by representatives designated by...

        3. 3. All information and reports to be provided by a specialised...

      14. Rule 14 Annual report

    9. ANNEX IX

      RULES OF PROCEDURE

      1. PART A RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

        1. I. Definitions

          1. 1. For the purposes of these Rules of Procedure, the following...

        2. II. Notifications

          1. 2. The following rules shall apply to notifications between the Parties...

          2. 3. Any notification referred to in point 2 shall be made...

          3. 4. The International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration shall,...

          4. 5. Minor errors of a clerical nature in any request, notice,...

          5. 6. If the last day for delivery of a document falls...

        3. III. Appointment and replacement of members of an arbitration panel

          1. 7. If, pursuant to Article 171(5) of the Agreement, one or...

          2. 8. The International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration shall...

          3. 9. Where a Party considers that a member of the arbitration...

          4. 10. The Parties shall consult each other within 15 days from...

          5. 11. If the Parties fail to agree on whether to replace...

        4. IV. Financial issues

          1. 12. The Parties shall share equally the expenses arising from the...

          2. 13. The Parties shall agree with the arbitration panel, within 7...

        5. V. Timetable and written submissions

          1. 14. The arbitration panel shall, after consulting the Parties, establish an...

          2. 15. The complainant shall address its written submission to the arbitration...

        6. VI. Operation of the arbitration panel

          1. 16. The chairperson of the arbitration panel shall preside over all...

          2. 17. Unless otherwise provided in this Agreement or in these Rules...

          3. 18. Only members of the arbitration panel may take part in...

          4. 19. The drafting of any ruling or decision shall remain the...

          5. 20. The International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration shall...

          6. 21 Where a procedural question arises that is not covered by...

          7. 22. If the arbitration panel considers that there is a need...

        7. VII. Hearings

          1. 23. Based upon the indicative timetable established pursuant to point 14,...

          2. 24. Unless the Parties agree otherwise, the hearing shall be held...

          3. 25. The arbitration panel may convene additional hearings if the Parties...

          4. 26. All members of the arbitration panel shall be present during...

          5. 27. Unless the Parties agree otherwise, the following persons may attend...

          6. 28. No later than 5 days before the date of a...

          7. 29. The arbitration panel shall conduct the hearing in the following...

          8. 30. The arbitration panel may direct questions to either Party at...

          9. 31. The arbitration panel shall arrange for a transcript of the...

          10. 32. Each Party may address a supplementary written submission to the...

        8. VIII. Questions in writing

          1. 33. The arbitration panel may at any time during the proceedings...

          2. 34. Each Party shall have an opportunity to provide comments in...

        9. IX. Confidentiality

          1. 35. Any information submitted by a Party to the arbitration panel...

          2. 36. Nothing in these Rules of Procedure shall preclude a Party...

          3. 37. Hearings before the arbitration panel shall be open to the...

        10. X. Ex parte contacts

          1. 38. The arbitration panel shall not meet or otherwise orally communicate...

        11. XI. Urgent cases

          1. 39. In cases of urgency referred to in Article 173(2) of...

        12. XII. Translation and interpretation

          1. 40. The language of proceedings before the arbitration panel shall be...

          2. 41. Each Party shall bear its own costs of the translation...

      2. PART B CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MEMBERS OF ARBITRATION PANELS

        1. Definitions

          1. 1. For the purposes of this Code of Conduct, the definition...

        2. Responsibilities to the process

          1. 2. Every candidate and member of an arbitration panel shall avoid...

        3. Disclosure obligations

          1. 3. Prior to the confirmation of their selection as a member...

          2. 4. Candidates and members of an arbitration panel shall communicate matters...

          3. 5. Members of an arbitration panel shall at any stage of...

        4. Due diligence of members of an arbitration panel

          1. 6. Upon selection, members of an arbitration panel shall perform their...

        5. Independence and impartiality of members of an arbitration panel

          1. 7. Members of an arbitration panel:

        6. Obligations of former members of an arbitration panel

          1. 8. All former members of an arbitration panel shall avoid actions...

        7. Confidentiality

          1. 9. No member or former member of an arbitration panel shall...

          2. 10. No member of an arbitration panel shall disclose a ruling...

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