Institutions & General

PART ONE: COMMON AND INSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS Article COMPROV.1: Purpose This Agreement establishes the basis for a broad relationship between the Parties, within an area of prosperity and good neighbourliness characterised by close and peaceful relations based on cooperation, respectful of the Parties’ autonomy and sovereignty. Article COMPROV.2: Supplementing agreements 1. Where […]

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Scope & Application

PART SEVEN: FINAL PROVISIONS Article FINPROV.1: Territorial scope 1. This Agreement applies to: (a) the territories to which the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community are applicable, and under the conditions laid down in those Treaties; and (b) […]

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Dispute Resolution General

PART SIX: DISPUTE SETTLEMENT AND HORIZONTAL PROVISIONS TITLE I: DISPUTE SETTLEMENT Chapter 1: General provisions Article INST.9: Objective The objective of this Title is to establish an effective and efficient mechanism for avoiding and settling disputes between the Parties concerning the interpretation and application of this Agreement and supplementing agreements, with a view to reaching, […]

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Basis for Cooperation

TITLE II: BASIS FOR COOPERATION Article COMPROV.4: Democracy, rule of law and human rights 1. The Parties shall continue to uphold the shared values and principles of democracy, the rule of law, and respect for human rights, which underpin their domestic and international policies. In that regard, the Parties reaffirm their respect for the Universal […]

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Cooperation & Safeguards

TITLE III: FULFILLMENT OF OBLIGATIONS AND SAFEGUARD MEASURES Article INST.35: Fulfilment of obligations described as essential elements 1. If either Party considers that there has been a serious and substantial failure by the other Party to fulfil any of the obligations that are described as essential elements in Article COMPROV.12 [Essential elements], it may decide […]

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Institutional Procedures

ANNEX INST: RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES Rule 1 Chair 1. The Union and the United Kingdom shall notify each other of the name, position and contact details of their respective designated co-chairs. A co-chair is deemed to have the authorisation for representing, respectively, the Union or the United Kingdom until […]

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