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Deposit Return Schemes: Scotland

Question for Scotland Office

UIN 155037, tabled on 28 February 2023

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether the proposed deposit return scheme in Scotland requires notification to the World Trade Organization under the Technical Barriers to Trade procedure.

Answered on

8 March 2023

At this stage, the Scottish Government has not raised a requirement for WTO notification with the UK Government.

Devolved Administrations are aware of WTO obligations and the need to fulfil transparency obligations at the WTO as necessary.

Answered by

Scotland Office