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Recalling the Decision of 22 February 1994 that existing rules
and procedures of GATT 1947 in the field of dispute settlement shall
remain in effect until the date of entry into force of the Agreement
Establishing the World Trade Organization,
Invite the relevant Councils and Committees to decide that they
shall remain in operation for the purpose of dealing with any dispute
for which the request for consultation was made before that date;
Invite the Ministerial Conference to complete a full review of
dispute settlement rules and procedures under the World Trade
Organization within four years after the entry into force of the
Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, and to take a
decision on the occasion of its first meeting after the completion of
the review, whether to continue, modify or terminate such dispute
settlement rules and procedures.
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