Obstacles to the import of Argentine phytosanitary products into the Brazilian market. Non-incorporation of Resolutions n 48/96, 87/96, 149/96, 156/96, and 71/98 of the Group of the Common Market (GMC), which prevents their entry into force in MERCOSUR, Argentina v Brazil, Award, Award 07/2002, ITL 157 (MERCOSUR 2002), 19th April 2002, MERCOSUR Ad Hoc Arbitral Tribunal
Whether a state had the legal obligation to incorporate certain MERCOSUR resolutions relating to phytosanitary certification and, if so, within which time frame.
Whether a state violated MERCOSUR rules and regulations by not incorporating certain regulations relating to phytosanitary certification.
Whether policy exceptions—eg public morals, human life, and health—set forth in Article 50 of the Montevideo Treaty of Montevideo Establishing the Latin American Integration Association could be raised as an exception for justifying Brazil’s non-incorporation of said resolutions.