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Environmental taxes and trade discrimination

by Ole Kristian Fauchald

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Published by Kluwer Law International in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental law.,
  • Environmental impact charges -- Law and legislation.,
  • Foreign trade regulation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-422) and index.

    StatementOle Kristian Fauchald.
    SeriesInternational environmental law and policy series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3585.4 .F38 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 439 p. ;
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL360852M
    ISBN 109041107487
    LC Control Number98020942

    discrimination, while environmentalists tend to think of it as aimed at laissez-faire, the least legitimate concept. The trade law provides some support for both views. Indeed, prominent trade and environment cases combine holdings moving toward laissez-faire and anti-coercion concepts with dicta disavowing any such by: The Tax Anti-Injunction Act states, “federal courts cannot enjoin, suspend, or restrain the assessment, levy, or collection of any tax under state law where a plain, speedy, and efficient.

    Briefly, the WTO’s committee says the basic WTO principles of non-discrimination and transparency do not conflict with trade measures needed to protect the environment, including actions taken under the environmental agreements. It also notes that clauses in the agreements on goods, services and intellectual property allow governments to give. Environmentally related taxes are an important instrument for governments to shape relative prices of goods and services. The characteristics of such taxes included in the database (e.g. revenue, tax base, tax rates, exemptions, etc.) are used to construct the environmentally related tax revenues with a breakdown by environmental domain: energy products (including vehicle fuels); motor.

    Racial Discrimination vs. Gender Discrimination Curiously, Revenue Ruling makes one critical distinction over which practitioners are likely to stumble for some time, that between so-called "disparate treatment" gender discrimination and "disparate impact" genderFile Size: KB. values such as environmental and public health protection. If properly articulated and applied, we argue, the anti-discrimination jurisprudence of the WTO will foster the trade interests that underlie the GATT up to the point where the WTO could no longer liberalize trade Cited by: 3.


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[Ole Kristian Fauchald] -- Analyses the extent to which various categories of environmental taxes may be inconsistent with the non-discrimination provisions of the GATT and how such conflicts can be resolved within the. The work also examines the possibilities of eliminating potential conflicts between environmental measures in general and the provisions of GATT Environmental Taxes and Trade Discrimination offers a key to understanding the complexities of and working with an unfamiliar aspect of international environmental law.

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