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World Trade Law - LCP4808

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans Module presented online
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: To gain a knowledge and understanding of the nature and basic principles of the GATT and GATS; its relationship with national law; and its practical application within both the international and the South African contexts, through a study of the history and philosophy of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT); the substantive provisions of the GATT; the World Trade Organisation (WTO); the resolution of disputes in terms of the agreement on the WTO; the effect of the provisions of the GATT on the rights of the individual; the provisions of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS); and specific obligations of the most prominent states in terms of the GATS.