Monday, June 26, 2006

Groundbreaking legalese, courtesy of the WTO

In the very recent WTO Panel decision on EC-Customs Matters, the Panel made a pronouncement of enormous legal weight:

"[T]he results of administrative processes are, by definition, the product of administrative processes which, as we have already said, would seem to fall within the scope of the ordinary meaning of the term "administer"."

Yes, that's right. The results of administrative processes are the product of administrative processes...

The earth shook a little bit when this was written.


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