2.1.2 until January 1, 1980 or the effective date of this agreement, all customs duties and other taxes1 collected for repairs to civilian aircraft; recognising their obligations and rights under the general agreement on tariffs and trade, known as “GATT,” and suggesting other multilateral agreements negotiated under the GATT; Mr. Cunningham and Mr. Lichtenbaum have been partners with Steptoe-Johnson LLP in Washington, D.C and have advised The Boeing Company and Bombardier Inc. on certain international trade issues. Mr. Lichtenbaum has since left the company to become Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration. The views presented are the authors` own and should not be considered as an explanation of the opinions of one of their clients or the U.S. Department of Commerce. The authors thank Yves Botteman for his support. DECISIONS of WTO bodies on the civil aircraft trade agreement are contained in the WTO`s Analytical Indexes of Law and Practice Guide 3.1 The signatories note that the provisions of the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade in Civil Aircraft apply to the trade in civilian aircraft. In addition, the signatories agree that civil aircraft certification requirements and specifications for operating and maintenance procedures will be governed by the provisions of the Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement, as is the case between the signatories. This multilateral agreement came into force on 1 January 1980.
There are signatories: . Most WTO agreements are multilateral because they are signed by all WTO members. The Civil Aircraft Trade Agreement is one of the multilateral agreements signed by a small number of WTO members. It eliminates import tariffs on all non-military aircraft, as well as any other civilian aircraft engine covered by the agreement, as well as on their parts and components, all components and subsets of civilian aircraft, and flight simulators and their parts and components. Considering that international procedures for notification, consultation, monitoring and dispute resolution are necessary to ensure fair, timely and effective implementation of the provisions of this Agreement and to maintain the balance of rights and obligations associated with them; begon), in the Begonat, to establish an international framework for the trade in civil aircraft; 8408.90 Internal combustion engines for internal combustion engines (diesel or semi-diesel engines) 4.4 The signatories agree to avoid any inducement to sell or purchase civilian aircraft from a particular source that would discriminate against signatory suppliers.