Scope of Application Sample Clauses

Scope of Application. This Agreement shall apply to investments in the territory of one Contracting Party, made in accordance with its national laws and regulations, by investors of the other Contracting Party, whether prior to, or after the entry into force of the present Agreement. However, this Agreement shall not apply to any disputes that have arisen before its entry into force.
Scope of Application. This Agreement shall apply to investments in the territory of one Contracting Party made in accordance with its legislation, prior to or after the entry into force of the Agreement, by investors of the other Contracting Party. It shall however not be applicable to disputes which arose prior to its entry into force or to disputes directly related to events which occurred prior to its entry into force.
Scope of Application. The terms of this Agreement shall be observed in the Clothing Manufacturing Industry in all areas of the Republic of South Africa as individually provided for in each of the following Parts: Part A Provisions for the Eastern Cape Region Part B Provisions for the Free State and Northern Cape Region Part C Provisions for the KwaZulu-Natal Region Part D Provisions for the Northern Region (Clothing) Part E Provisions for the Northern Region (Knitting) Part F Provisions for the Western Cape Region (Clothing) Part G Provisions for the Western Cape Region (Country Areas) Part H Provisions for the Western Cape Region (Knitting) Part I Provisions for the Non-Metro Areas by the employers and employees in the Clothing Industry who are members of the employers' organisations and the trade union, respectively.
Scope of Application. Application of Chapter 1. This Chapter applies to any measure of a Party regarding covered procurement. 2. For purposes of this Chapter, covered procurement means procurement of goods, services, or any combination thereof: (a) not procured with a view to commercial sale or resale, or for use in the production or supply of goods or services for commercial sale or resale; (b) by any contractual means, including purchase, lease, rental, or hire purchase, with or without an option to buy; (c) for which the value, as estimated in accordance with paragraphs 5 through 7 as appropriate, equals or exceeds the relevant threshold specified in Annex 16A; (d) that is conducted by a procuring entity; and (e) that is not otherwise excluded from coverage under paragraph 4 or Annex 16A. 3. For purposes of this Chapter, build-operate-transfer contracts (hereinafter referred to as "BOT contracts") and public works concession contracts shall be subject to Annex 16B. 4. This Chapter shall not apply to: (a) non-contractual agreements or any form of assistance that a Party, including its procuring entities, provides, including cooperative agreements, grants, loans, subsidies, equity infusions, guarantees, and fiscal incentives; (b) the procurement or acquisition of fiscal agency or depository services, liquidation and management services for regulated financial institutions, or services related to the sale, redemption, and distribution of public debt, including loans and government bonds, notes, and other securities. For greater certainty, this Chapter shall not apply to procurement of banking, financial, or specialized services related to the following activities: (i) the incurring of public indebtedness; or (ii) public debt management; (c) purchases funded by international grants, loans, or other assistance, where the provision of such assistance is subject to conditions inconsistent with this Chapter; and (d) hiring of government employees and related employment measures. Valuation 5. In estimating the value of a procurement for purposes of ascertaining whether it is a covered procurement, a procuring entity shall: (a) neither divide a procurement into separate procurements nor use a particular method for estimating the value of a procurement for purposes of avoiding the application of this Chapter; and
Scope of Application. 1. This Chapter shall apply to: (a) measures related to access to and use of public telecommunications networks and services; (b) measures related to obligations of suppliers of public telecommunications networks and services; (c) other measures related to public telecommunications networks or services; and (d) measures related to the supply of value-added services1. 2. Except to ensure that enterprises operating broadcast stations and cable systems have continued access to and use of public telecommunications networks and services, as set out in Article 13.3, this Chapter shall not apply to any measure related to broadcast or cable distribution of radio or television programming. 3. Nothing in this Chapter shall be construed to: (a) require a Party, or require a Party to compel any enterprise, to establish, construct, acquire, lease, operate, or provide telecommunications networks or services not offered to the public generally; (b) require a Party to compel any enterprise exclusively engaged in the broadcast or cable distribution of radio or television programming to make available its broadcast or cable facilities as a public telecommunications network; (c) require a Party to authorize an enterprise of the other Party to establish, construct, acquire, lease, operate, or supply telecommunications networks or services, other than as specifically provided in this Agreement; or (d) prevent a Party from prohibiting persons operating private networks from using their networks to supply public telecommunications networks or services to third persons.