General Services Issues EU UK Agreement

TITLE II: SERVICES AND INVESTMENT Chapter 1: General provisions Article SERVIN.1.1: Objective and scope 1. The Parties affirm their commitment to establish a favourable climate for the development of trade and investment between them. 2. The Parties reaffirm the right to regulate within their territories to achieve legitimate policy objectives, such as: the protection of […]

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Cross Border Services EU UK Agreement

Chapter 3: Cross-border trade in services Article SERVIN.3.1: Scope This Chapter applies to measures of a Party affecting the cross-border trade in services by service suppliers of the other Party. Article SERVIN.3.2: Market access A Party shall not adopt or maintain, either on the basis of its entire territory or on the basis of a […]

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Mobility of People EU UK Agreement

Chapter 4: Entry and temporary stay of natural persons for business purposes Article SERVIN.4.1: Scope and definitions 1. This Chapter applies to measures of a Party affecting the performance of economic activities through the entry and temporary stay in its territory of natural persons of the other Party, who are business visitors for establishment purposes, […]

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Regulation & Qualifications EU UK Agreement

Chapter 5: Regulatory framework Section 1: Domestic regulation Article SERVIN.5.1: Scope and definitions 1. This Section applies to measures by the Parties relating to licensing requirements and procedures, qualification requirements and procedures, formalities and technical standards that affect: (a) cross-border trade in services; (b) establishment or operation; or (c) the supply of a service through […]

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Telecommunications EU UK Agreement

Section 3: Delivery services Article SERVIN.5.14: Scope and definitions 1. This Section applies to measures of a Party affecting the supply of delivery services in addition to Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this Title, and to Sections 1 and 2 of this Chapter. 2. For the purposes of this Section: (a) “delivery services”’ […]

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Financial Services EU UK Agreement

Section 5: Financial services Article SERVIN.5.37 Scope 1. This Section applies to measures of a Party affecting the supply of financial services in addition to Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this Title, and to Sections 1 and 2 of this Chapter. 2. For the purposes of this Section, the term “activities performed in […]

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Maritime EU UK Agreement

Section 6: International maritime transport services Article SERVIN.5.45: Scope and definitions 1. This Section applies to measures of a Party affecting the supply of international maritime transport services in addition to Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 and Section 1 of this Chapter. 2. For the purposes of this Section and Chapters 1, 2, 3 and […]

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Legal Services EU UK Agreement

Section 7: Legal services Article SERVIN.5.47: Scope 1. This Section applies to measures of a Party affecting the supply of designated legal services in addition to Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 of this Title and to Sections 1 and 2 of this Chapter. 2. Nothing in this Section shall affect the right of a Party […]

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Digital EU UK Agreeement

TITLE III: DIGITAL TRADE Chapter 1: General provisions Article DIGIT.1 Objective The objective of this Title is to facilitate digital trade, to address unjustified barriers to trade enabled by electronic means and to ensure an open, secure and trustworthy online environment for businesses and consumers. Article DIGIT.2 Scope 1. This Title applies to measures of […]

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Capital & Payments EU UK Agreement

TITLE IV: CAPITAL MOVEMENTS, PAYMENTS, TRANSFERS AND TEMPORARY SAFEGUARD MEASURES Article CAP.1: Objectives The objective of this Title is to enable the free movement of capital and payments related to transactions liberalised under this Agreement. Article CAP.2: Current account Each Party shall allow, in freely convertible currency and in accordance with the Articles of Agreement […]

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Services Existing Measures Annex EU UK Agreement

ANNEX SERVIN-1: EXISTING MEASURES Headnotes 1. The Schedules of the United Kingdom and the Union set out, under Article SERVIN 2.7 [Non- conforming measures – Investment liberalisation], Article SERVIN.3.6 [Non-conforming measures – Cross-border trade in services], and Article SERVIN 5.50 [Non-conforming measures – Legal services] the reservations taken by the United Kingdom and the Union […]

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Services Future Measures Annex EU UK Agreement

ANNEX SERVIN-2: FUTURE MEASURES Headnotes 1. The Schedules of the United Kingdom and the Union set out, under Article SERVIN 2.7 [Non- conforming measures – Investment liberalisation], Article SERVIN.3.6 [Non-conforming measures – Cross-border trade in services] and Article SERVIN.5.50 [Non-conforming measures – Legal services], the reservations taken by the United Kingdom and the Union with […]

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Business Visitors EU UK Agreement

ANNEX SERVIN-3: BUSINESS VISITORS FOR ESTABLISHMENT PURPOSES, INTRA-CORPORATE TRANSFEREES AND SHORT-TERM BUSINESS VISITORS 1. A measure listed in this Annex may be maintained, continued, promptly renewed, or amended, provided that the amendment does not decrease the conformity of the measure with Articles SERVIN.4.2 [Intra-corporate Transferees and Business Visitors for Establishment Purposes] and SERVIN.4.3 [Short-term business […]

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Service Sectors Coverage EU UK Agreement

ANNEX SERVIN-4: CONTRACTUAL SERVICE SUPPLIERS AND INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS 1. Each Party shall allow the supply of services in its territory by contractual service suppliers or independent professionals of the other Party through the presence of natural persons, in accordance with Article SERVIN.4.4 [Contractual Service Suppliers and Independent Professionals], for the sectors listed in this Annex […]

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Movement Persons EU UK Agreement

ANNEX SERVIN-5: MOVEMENT OF NATURAL PERSONS Article 1: Entry and temporary stay-related procedural commitments The Parties shall endeavour to ensure that the processing of applications for entry and temporary stay pursuant to their respective commitments in the Agreement follows good administrative practice: (a) Each Party shall ensure that fees charged by competent authorities for the […]

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Guidelines Recognition Qualifications EU UK Agreement

ANNEX SERVIN-6: GUIDELINES FOR ARRANGEMENTS ON THE RECOGNITION OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS SECTION A: General Provisions Introduction 1. This Annex contains guidelines for arrangements on the conditions for the recognition of professional qualifications (“arrangements”), as foreseen by Article SERVIN.5.13 [Professional qualifications]. 2. Pursuant to that Article, these guidelines shall be taken into account in the development […]

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Procurement Scope EU UK Agreement

ANNEX PPROC-1: PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SECTION A: Relevant provisions of the GPA: Articles I to III, IV.1.a, IV.2 to IV.7, VI to XV, XVI.1 to XVI.3, XVII and XVIII. SECTION B: Market access commitments For the purposes of this Section, “CPC” means the Provisional Central Product Classification (Statistical Papers, Series M No. 77, Department of International […]

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Roads Haulage EU UK Agreement

TITLE I: TRANSPORT OF GOODS BY ROAD Article ROAD.1: Objective 1. The objective of this Title is to ensure, as regards the transport of goods by road, continued connectivity between, through and within the territories of the Parties and to lay down the rules which are applicable to such transport. 2. The Parties agree not […]

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Exceptions & Limits EU UK Agreement

TITLE XII: EXCEPTIONS Article EXC.1: General exceptions 1. Nothing in Chapter one [National Treatment and market access for goods] and Chapter five of Title I of Heading One of Part two [Customs and trade facilitation], Title VIII of Heading One of Part two [Energy and raw materials], Chapter four of Title XI of Heading One […]

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