Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement: Fact sheets

Dispute Settlement

The Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement contains dispute settlement provisions in Chapter 21 which apply with respect to the avoidance or settlement of all disputes between the Parties regarding the interpretation or application of the Agreement.

As required in this Chapter, Australia and the United States have agreed Model Rules of Procedure for this Chapter, including Appendices, and a Code of Conduct applicable to panellists and possible panellists listed on a contingent list.