Norway Annexe 3 - Note 7

The provisions of Article XVIII shall not apply to suppliers and service providers of:

a Japan, Korea and the United States in contesting the award of contracts to a supplier or service provider of Parties other than those mentioned, which are small or medium-sized enterprises under the relevant provisions in Norway, until such time as Norway accepts that they no longer operate discriminatory measures in favour of certain domestic small and minority businesses;

b Japan in contesting the award of contracts by Norwegian entities, whose value is less than the threshold applied for the same category of contracts awarded by this Party.