National Treatment


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National Treatment

A feature of numerous international agreements in which the parties treat each other's persons and goods the same as their own persons and goods. That is, they have equal access to markets, courts and so forth. National treatment is used in a number of World Trade Organization treaties in order to promote international trade by reducing uncertainty.
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Separate sections cover such important topics as territoriality, national treatment and choice of law, as well as the treaty and trade arrangements that underlie substantive copyright norms.
The salient features of these Agreements include assurance of fair and equitable treatment, most favoured nation status, national treatment status and mechanism for dispute resolution.
Mr Daly said the average fee negotiated by the National Treatment Purchase Fund in the private nursing home sector is EUR831 a week while the nursing home costs are an average of EUR1,371.
But young people are experiencing increasing problems with cocaine use, data from the NHS's National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA) shows.
The project was intended to give the addicts a focus to help them through their treatment programmes and was organised by the Government Office for the North East and the National Treatment Agency in the region.
A paper issued by the AIA called for improvements to existing market access and national treatment commitments.
It added that favoring a certain domestic car maker is an infraction of national treatment principles and insisting that makers raise the amount of local procurement is against the Uruguay Round of world trade liberalization talks.
The three basic points are: 1) Market Access -- assurance of the right to market entry by foreign service companies; 2) National Treatment for Service Companies -- guaranteeing that both domestic and foreign companies shall receive the same treatment from government officials without being subject to discrimination; and 3) Transparency -- a binding commitment to written regulation, open decision-making and a fair appeal process when a foreign service company seeks authorization or other government approval.
Thunderbird claimed that Mexico's regulation and closure of its skill game facilities violated the national treatment obligation; the most-favored-nation treatment obligation; the obligation to accord better treatment in accordance with international law; and the prohibition on expropriation.
National treatment (including routing) outgoing mail via a paperless management tool holder for EDF SA and its subsidiaries.
The figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund register, showed a 37% increase in the number of children awaiting open-heart surgery there.
These companies are entitled to every right and benefit of corporate citizenship, just as a naturalized citizen is treated the same as someone who is born here," Hutchinson said about the concept of equal national treatment.
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